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P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona™ Marathon & ½ Marathon

 

P.F. Chang's Rock ‘n' Roll Arizona™ Marathon and ½ Marathon
Sunday, January 19, 2014; Time: TBD

Marathon Start Line Location:  Cityscape, Downtown Phoenix
Half Marathon & Mini Start Line Location: Mill Ave, Downtown Tempe
Bike Tour Start Line Location: Washington Ave & 4th St., Downtown Phoenix
All Finish Line Locations:  Packard Dr., ASU's Sun Angel Stadium

Contact: rnraz@competitorgroup.com; 1-800-311-1255
Register @ http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/arizona/register


Event Details:
Open to runners, walkers & bikers of all fitness levels, participants enjoy live bands and cheer squads every mile pumping up the inspiration and keeping you rockin' all the way to the finish line.  Three separate courses showcase a mix of Arizona's upbeat urban life and dramatic desert scenery.  With six different event options to choose from the is a distance for everyone!

Events:

  • Half Marathon
    • 13.1 electrifying miles through beautiful Tempe and Scottsdale
  • Full Marathon
    • 26.2 musical and entertaining miles starting in Phoenix, going through Scottsdale and finishing in Tempe!
  • Mini Marathon
    • All the fun of Rock ‘n' Roll with a shorter run. Runners run 4.5 before receiving their well earned finisher medal and post race refreshments (including a beer for those of age)
  • Relay
    • Sharing is always a good thing; tackle the 13.1 Half Marathon distance as a team of two by each running ½ of the course and passing the official drumstick baton at the half-way point.
  • Bike Tour
    • Experience Rock ‘n' Roll on wheels. Cruise the Marathon course before the runners hit the street and get be the first to celebrate at the post race party!
  • KiDS ROCK
    • Running is child's play at KiDS ROCK Arizona. Kid's grads K-6th run in a 1 mile fun run and receive a t-shirt, goodie bag, post race refreshments and of course a MEDAL!

Gather your friends and start training today for the 11th annual event! To register for the race, or for detailed course descriptions, maps and elevation charts visit: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/arizona

Event Highlights

  • 3-Day Holiday Weekend
  • Live Bands & Cheer Squads Every Mile
  • NEW Scenic Courses
  • Half Marathon Loop Course – Start & Finish in Tempe
  • Exciting two-day Health & Fitness Expo with over 100 exhibitors – FREE admission
  • Rockin' Finish Line Celebration at ASU Sun Angel Stadium
  • FREE Finish Line Headliner Concert
  • High Performance Brooks Technical T-shirts
  • Blingin Finisher's Medals
  • Rockin Bike Tour & Kid event

Rock the Relay!

The P.F. Chang's Rock ‘n' Roll Arizona Half Marathon relay is back for 2013!  Runners and walkers of all levels can enjoy the half marathon experience by grabbing a partner and tackling the 13.1-mile distance as a team.  Relay participants will receive all of the half marathon perks including a finisher's medal, Brook's technical T-shirt, swag bag and most importantly, a rockin' half marathon memory!
http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/2011/04/arizona/grab-a-buddy-and-rock-the-relay_7819


Official Charity Training Programs

Make a difference, make new friends and make it to the finish line!  With our Official Charity Training programs, you train with a team and receive valuable coaching, travel to and from the race and accommodations over the race weekend.  For information on joining or becoming an Official Charity, please call 1-800-311-1255, or visit http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/arizona/charity


Rock Corporate

Have you been looking for a way to have fun with your co-workers, get involved in your community and get in shape?  Welcome to Rock Corporate, previously called the GET FIT Challenge!  A friendly team competition designed to get you out of the office, and in training for the marathon or half marathon.  Corporations, running clubs and other organized groups are welcome and encouraged to take part in the Rock Corporate fun.  So rally your co-workers, family and friends and start training today!
http://rockcorporate.com


Health & Fitness Expo, Presented by FOX 10 and My 45

Expo Dates/Hours:  January 17th: 12pm – 7pm; January 18th:  9am – 5pm 
Location: Phoenix Convention Center - North Building; 100 N. Third Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 [map]

Race weekend festivities kick-off with the two-day Health & Fitness Expo, presented by FOX 10 and My45!  Experience one of the largest and most dynamic running Expos in the country, featuring over 100 interactive booths and the latest in health, running and more.  Race participants will need to pick-up their race number, timing device, Brooks Technical T-shirt, and Goodie bag at the Expo.  Expo admission is FREE and open to the public.
http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/arizona/event-details#expo

Volunteer Opportunities

Not interested in the run, but want to take part in the fun?  Over 4,000 volunteers are needed to support the runners and walkers on their journey to the finish line.  At the Expo, on the course, and at the Start and Finish - we need your help to make it happen.  Volunteer online today at http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/arizona/volunteer or email volunteeraz@competitorgroup.com

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