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#RnRLV: Heard Around The Strip

Oscar Goodman, the 75-year-old former mayor of Las Vegas, waltzed into the convention center, a lovely, barely-clad, 20-something woman on each arm. “My former council members,” Goodman cracked. Goodman must be the only mayor ever to be succeeded by his wife. “I loved being mayor every single moment,” said Goodman, “but it’s better sleeping with…

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Team Challenge Supports Runners from the First Mile, to the Finish Line

My name is Naju Madra. I’ve battled ulcerative colitis on and off since I was 15 years old. I’m now 34, married, and have two little ones. Since I was diagnosed, I’ve fought countless flare-ups and frustrations. About 3 years ago, I joined Team Challenge San Diego and I haven’t looked back since! I initially…

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What is #RocknBlog? – Let us tell you!

Applications for the 2015 Rock ‘n’ Blog team are now open! But what is Rock ‘n’ Blog? Let some of our team tell you! Abby | Blogs at BackatSquareZero Rock ‘n’ Roll Races you’ve Run? Half Marathon – Virginia Beach & Savannah Full Marathon – Nashville & New Orleans Favorite/Dream Rock ‘n’ Roll Race? I dream of…

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Father-Daughter Duo to Rock the Strip at Night in Support of Finding a Cure for IBD

This is a father-daughter story with a tough beginning, an ever-changing journey, and the hope of a happy ending, not just for Sarah Giorgi but all those who suffer with IBD.  Sarah, now 15 and in remission, started her life with Crohn’s when she was 10-years-old.  It started with a massive flare which took two…

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Get to Know Meb Keflezighi

Newly minted VP of Running for Competitor Group, Inc. – Meb Keflezighi brings American pride, and a win to the 2014 Boston Marathon. But who is this vibrant and accomplished champion? One thing is for certain – he is more than your average long-distance runner. In mid-1980’s Eritrea, a young man running at a high…

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4 Ways Running Improves your Discipline to Accomplish Anything

Running is a sport that requires discipline, and this methodology can be translated into a mindset that will improve your performance in all areas of your life. Think about the discipline and commitment it takes to be a real runner. Going beyond the occasional jog to transcend into the ranks of a serious distance trainer…

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Stir. It. Up. on Race Day with Marley Coffee

If you rely on a cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning, you’re in luck at the 2014 Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, October 19th. Marley Coffee, founded by Rohan Marley, son of legendary musician and visionary Bob Marley, will help get spectators and runners alike stirred up on…

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San Jose runners take the #RemixChallenge!

49ers legend Roger Craig joined runners at the first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll 5k. Credit Photorun.net. Click here to view full gallery. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose weekend got underway in a big way Saturday morning with the first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll 5k running through downtown. The event’s co-founder Roger Craig, a three-time Super…

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