Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series http://runrocknroll.competitor.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:08:44 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.2 Savor The Sweet Local Deals! http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/savannah/savor-sweet-local-deals_80522 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/savannah/savor-sweet-local-deals_80522#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:41:55 +0000 Volunteer Department http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80522 Enjoy these local deals when you bring your #RNRSAV Stadium Cup!

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MILE HIGH HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS YEAR’S JANUS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DENVER http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/denver/mile-high-highlights-years-janus-rock-n-roll-denver_80484 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/denver/mile-high-highlights-years-janus-rock-n-roll-denver_80484#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:57:34 +0000 mmak http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80484 Start & Finish Line – Civic Center   Bordered by the State Capitol, the City and County Building, and the Denver Art Museum, Civic Center park is the centerpiece of Denver’s green space.  Mile 1.3 – Pepsi Center If you are a sports fan, the Mile High City is where you want to be. Denver is one...

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  • Start & Finish Line  Civic Center  

Bordered by the State Capitol, the City and County Building, and the Denver Art Museum, Civic Center park is the centerpiece of Denver’s green space. 

  • Mile 1.3 – Pepsi Center

If you are a sports fan, the Mile High City is where you want to be. Denver is one of 12 cities in the US with teams from four major sports. The Pepsi Center is the home of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and Colorado Mammoth. 

  • Miles 8-9 – Union Station

Introducing the redevelopment of the Denver’s RTD, now an open air train is the convenient way to get around throughout the city of Denver. 

  • Miles 15-17 – City Park

As Denver’s premier regional park, there is so much to offer for all ages. In addition to a great running spot, baseball fields, and tennis courts, City Park also contains the Denver Zoo, Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

  • Miles 21-24 – Washington Park

With a blend of both Historic and Contemporary styles of Architecture, enjoy the views of beautiful buildings, two lakes and flower gardens throughout Washington Park. 

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Deena Kastor Shatters World Masters Half-Marathon Record http://running.competitor.com/2014/09/news/deena-kastor-shatters-world-masters-half-marathon-record_114361 http://running.competitor.com/2014/09/news/deena-kastor-shatters-world-masters-half-marathon-record_114361#comments Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:43:49 +0000 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80460 She’s at an age where most pros hang up their racing flats, but nothing appears to be stopping American distance-running ace Deena Kastor. The 41-year-old Olympic bronze medalist and American marathon-record holder added another mark to her impressive and extensive resume: the Masters world record in the half marathon. Kastor, who lives and trains in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., clocked 1 hour, 9 minutes and 36 seconds to finish third at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon on Sunday morning.

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She’s at an age where most pros hang up their racing flats, but nothing appears to be stopping American distance-running ace Deena Kastor. The 41-year-old Olympic bronze medalist and American marathon-record holder added another mark to her impressive and extensive resume: the Masters world record in the half marathon. Kastor, who lives and trains in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., clocked 1 hour, 9 minutes and 36 seconds to finish third at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon on Sunday morning.

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Kastor Has Record-Setting Goals For Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly http://running.competitor.com/2014/09/news/kastor-has-record-setting-goals-for-rock-n-roll-philly_114236 http://running.competitor.com/2014/09/news/kastor-has-record-setting-goals-for-rock-n-roll-philly_114236#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:33:13 +0000 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80457 Lest you think Deena Kastor has eased into life as a post-Olympic masters runner, eating Bonbons and watching soaps with her feet propped up on the ottoman, consider her recent day while not exactly chilling in Mammoth Lakes.

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Lest you think Deena Kastor has eased into life as a post-Olympic masters runner, eating Bonbons and watching soaps with her feet propped up on the ottoman, consider her recent day while not exactly chilling in Mammoth Lakes.

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Lagat Just Misses American 5K Record At Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia http://running.competitor.com/2014/09/news/lagat-just-misses-american-5k-record-rock-n-roll-philadelphia_114287 http://running.competitor.com/2014/09/news/lagat-just-misses-american-5k-record-rock-n-roll-philadelphia_114287#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:30:32 +0000 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80454 Bernard Lagat is no stranger to going the extra mile at the end of the race. The multiple-American-record holder and double-Olympic medalist is known for his trademark kick, but at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia 5K on Saturday those speedy legs couldn’t turn over fast enough in the final meters.

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Bernard Lagat is no stranger to going the extra mile at the end of the race. The multiple-American-record holder and double-Olympic medalist is known for his trademark kick, but at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia 5K on Saturday those speedy legs couldn’t turn over fast enough in the final meters.

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Boulder Marathon Canceled, Transfers Available http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/denver/boulder-marathon-canceled-transfers-available_80445 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/denver/boulder-marathon-canceled-transfers-available_80445#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:38:06 +0000 mmak http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80445 Dear Fellow Runners, With the unfortunate cancellation of the Boulder Marathon, we have made complimentary entries available for displaced Boulder entrants to run the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon or 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, October 19. Boulder runners can email proof of registration to rnrdenver@competitorgroup.com with the subject line ”Boulder Transfer “ to receive a complimentary entry. The Janus Rock...

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Dear Fellow Runners,

With the unfortunate cancellation of the Boulder Marathon, we have made complimentary entries available for displaced Boulder entrants to run the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon or 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, October 19.

Boulder runners can email proof of registration to rnrdenver@competitorgroup.com with the subject line ”Boulder Transfer “ to receive a complimentary entry. The Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon will guarantee spots for the first 200 transfers and additional entries will also be made available subject to capacity. Please share this message with any fellow runners who were impacted by the cancellation.

Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver
rnrdenver@competitorgroup.com 

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5 Reasons To ROCK #RNRRAL in 2015 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/raleigh/5-4-3-2-1-register-now-100_80240 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/raleigh/5-4-3-2-1-register-now-100_80240#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:02:54 +0000 lsarkisian http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80240    

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2014 EXPO CLINIC SCHEDULE http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/philadelphia/2014-expo-clinic-schedule_80234 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/philadelphia/2014-expo-clinic-schedule_80234#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:02:25 +0000 lwright http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80234 FRIDAY GUEST SPEAKERS Expo Hours: Friday, 12pm – 7pm | Saturday, 9am – 5pm 1pm            TOMORROW CHASER How many people will you pass on Sunday?  What if it was worth $1 per person to your favorite charity?  Come meet Transamerica’s Tomorrow Chaser Melody Parry Jones who will chase down runners for a Cause 2pm ...

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FRIDAY GUEST SPEAKERS

Expo Hours: Friday, 12pm – 7pm | Saturday, 9am – 5pm

1pm            TOMORROW CHASER

How many people will you pass on Sunday?  What if it was worth $1 per person to your favorite charity?  Come meet Transamerica’s Tomorrow Chaser Melody Parry Jones who will chase down runners for a Cause

2pm            KARA GOUCHER

Come see America’s Sweetheart, Olympian Kara Goucher discuss balancing a world class running career with being a wife and mother. 

3pm           MEET THE ELITES

The world’s best, Bedan Karoki and Dejen Gebremeskel, take the stage to discuss the bid for the RNR Philly crown and their Road to Rio.

4pm            THE PENGUIN PLAN

Inspiration from Competitor Magazine columnist and best-selling author John “the Penguin” Bingham

4pm           RunWESTIN CONCIERGE

RunWESTIN Concierge Chris Heuisler offers specific tips for the Philadelphia course from this morning’s Course Preview Run as well as advice for how to stay healthy on the road.

 SATURDAY GUEST SPEAKERS

Expo Hours: Saturday, 9am – 5pm

11am         TOMORROW CHASER

How many people will you pass on Sunday?  What if it was worth $1 per person to your favorite charity?  Come meet Transamerica’s Tomorrow Chaser Melody Parry Jones who will chase down runners for a Cause

12pm         THE PENGUIN PLAN

Inspiration from Competitor Magazine columnist and best-selling author John “the Penguin” Bingham

1pm           RunWESTIN CONCIERGE

RunWESTIN Concierge Chris Heuisler offers specific tips for the Philadelphia course from this morning’s Course Preview Run as well as advice for how to stay healthy on the road.

2pm             SPORTS MEDICINE CLINIC

Join Medical Director P.Z. Pearce, M.D. to learn about the most common running injuries and how to prevent them.

3pm             THE NEW AMERICAN WAVE

Come meet the new wave of elites who are looking to punch their ticket to Rio in 2016. 

4pm             BERNARD LAGAT

Fresh off his 5K race Saturday morning, the 5 time American Record holder will discuss how he’s managed to stay on top for the last 15 years and how, at age 39, he is still breaking records.

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YOUR 2015 FINISHER MEDALS http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/dallas/2015-finisher-medals_80222 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/dallas/2015-finisher-medals_80222#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:48:49 +0000 lwright http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80222 Half Marathon Relay  

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Inspiration for San Antonio Medals and Ribbons http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/san-antonio/2014-san-antonio-medal-design-inspiration_80147 http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2014/09/san-antonio/2014-san-antonio-medal-design-inspiration_80147#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:01:19 +0000 Shayne McCoy http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/?p=80147    The 2014 medals were inspired by a popular Mexican folk art called Papel Picado, which is a part of San Antonio’s rich history and festive culture. You will find colorful paper picados (craft made out of cut paper) throughout San Antonio, particularly during the holidays. (Half Marathon and 10K medal photos to be posted soon). 5K...

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 The 2014 medals were inspired by a popular Mexican folk art called Papel Picado, which is a part of San Antonio’s rich history and festive culture. You will find colorful paper picados (craft made out of cut paper) throughout San Antonio, particularly during the holidays. (Half Marathon and 10K medal photos to be posted soon).

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