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How to Tackle a Rock ‘n’ Roll Race Weekend | Krista

As we approach the Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon and 44th Annual Cunningham Seawall 10K in October, I along with my fellow Rock ‘n’ Blog bloggers will be sharing some tips and information to help you have the best experience possible. Since I’ve traveled to 2 Rock ‘n’ Roll races in the past (Rock ‘n’…

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Rocking the World | Geo

I remember the first time I accomplished the races to receive my Rock Idol Heavy Medal; it was amazing. There were so many cities such as Savannah, GA and Phoenix, AZ I had never been too; but wait until you travel abroad… y’all it is such a cool experience! The 2012 Inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll…

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Meet Major Gray | wear blue: run to remember

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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Runner’s Spotlight | Hillary Lockemer

Two Years After Brain Aneurysm, Raleigh Runner Rejoins the Race On July 4, 2012, Hillary Lockemer did what she always did. She went on a run. The young doctor felt a sharp, quick pang in her head before heading out, but it went away. A few minutes into her run, she got dizzy. Suddenly she…

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Journey Together | Geo

Crossing the finish line in the 2011 Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon brought a feeling of accomplishment, pride and a Super 6 Heavy Medal. Several months before I had made a commitment to my athletic goals, but felt alone on my journey. On my days off from work I would be running my errands,…

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Seattle-Must-See’s! | Geo

June for Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle is AMAZING! I am usually leaving 40°C in New Orleans for 22°C in Seattle so from the time I land in the State of Washington; I feel the need to drink coffee, wear lavender oil, and knit a sweater. I feel sooooooo relaxed; but be prepared for all weather… if it rains you…

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Marathon Training?! Ain’t nobody got time for that!

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it 8,596 times! “I don’t have time to run…” “I don’t have time to train…”  “My kids are little, maybe when they are grown….” Well, the truth is…and as harsh as it sounds…we all have the same 24 hours in the day. I know, I know…but I don’t…

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#CGIEATS | Dallas Edition

With over 20 domestic Rock ‘n’ Roll events each year, the #CGISTAFF sure work up an appetite on race weekend. As runners, we’ve already done all the homework for your visit to Dallas so you can come prepared to taste the best of Texas. Here are the top recommendations from staff and locals to help…

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