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10 Things To Do During the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Weekend!

Today’s post was written by Rock ‘n’ Blog member Pia! Follow her on Twitter at @wandersandiego, and check out her other Rock Blog posts: 4 Recipes Inspired by #RnRSD! Beat the Heat! – – – – – – – – – – - - – – – – – – – – – - - – -…

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Q&A with Brandy Vaillancourt, Founder of RaceKids

Q. How did you come up with the idea to create RaceKids?

A. I was getting ready to run the Chicago Marathon and my son who is a big hockey fan begged to come with me to see the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. I started researching daycares in the area to watch him while I raced and started getting nervous because I realized I did not know the area or who would be watching my son. I eventually put the search to rest but then it hit me, there had to be a race that had a day camp service. I looked again and found nothing that’s when I started brainstorming. I decided to create a race day camp for kids so parents could run knowing their children were in safe hands.

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Coffee – Friends – & Rock ‘n’ Roll… “Oh My”!

I remember falling into the seat of the airplane exhausted after working and packing a suitcase that would last me until the end of July.  That’s when the excitement and anticipation to see my friends set in. I enjoyed meeting all the athletes on my flight traveling to “Rock” the streets of Seattle. The Seattle/Tacoma airport has cool art exhibits in their concourses and…

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#RnRVB – Day 3 Race Day

The ‘ole adage “celebrate finish lines and not finish times” was never more truthful than Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon, as runners goals of fast times quickly gave way to fun times with the warm pre-race conditions. Since the event’s inception 14 years ago, the Labor Day Weekend road race has stamped…

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#RnRVB – Day 2

The second day of event weekend in Virginia Beach featured the first ever 1-mile beach run on the sand Saturday morning. Runners enjoyed overcast skies and a cool ocean breeze, for an event that was certainly more challenging than it appeared. First Annual Mile In the Sand at Virginia Beach and we doing it!! #RnRVB…

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#RnRVB – Day 1

It’s the annual end of summer 13.1-mile beach party and 14th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival Virginia Beach got kicked off in a big way Friday. The expo opened at 1:00pm and the excitement was palatable. Runners took advantage of a special $45 registration offer for the 2015 race, got some face time with…

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10 years ago today…

  Where were you 10 years ago today? I can remember where I was like it was yesterday.  10 years ago today, I ran my 4th marathon at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Going into the race, I had the 39th fastest marathon personal best in the field of 101 of the top…

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Meet Erica Hulings | Denver Legacy Runner

Ever wonder who’s standing next to you in your corral at the start line, or cheering you on when you’re about to give up during a race? As runners we all have a story, a motivation to run whether it’s a personal challenge, to stay fit, bond with friends, raise money for charity, or work…

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