Blue Man Group, Cirque Du Soleil’s Mad Apple, Bella Strings and More Set to Perform at Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas

January 24, 2023

- Immersive entertainment experience at Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Saturday Night Fan Fest, course-side music and more to take over Las Vegas Strip Feb. 25-26 for annual event - Live performances from DJ Cable, DJ Machi, and DJ Ricky Rocks pull together the weekend’s festivities - Registration for all distances remains open at www.stripatnight.com

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 24, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The ultimate running party, Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series Las Vegas is set to amplify an already exciting weekend Feb. 25-26, 2023 with a non-stop entertainment lineup and special guests including Blue Man Group, Cirque du Soleil’s Mad Apple, and Bella Strings bringing some of the most well-known and popular Las Vegas acts to race participants.

“We’re excited to provide our participants a totally immersive experience that will fit the energy of Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas,” said Nicole Christenson, Race Director, Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas. “It’s special for us to welcome the likes of Blue Man Group, Cirque du Soleil’s Mad Apple, Bella Strings and some of the best DJ’s out to The Strip for our participants to enjoy.”

As runners and eventgoers converge in Las Vegas, the excitement begins on Thursday afternoon Feb. 23 as the Health & Fitness Expo presented by Resorts World Las Vegas opens to participants and spectators. Featuring a live DJ, larger than life photo opps, fitness apparel, a signature event cocktail, live music and more, the three-day electric event is where runners will pick up their race number, packet, participant tee and officially get their weekend underway.

A full participant schedule for the weekend can be found HERE with details on the Health & Fitness Expo at Resorts World for fans and participants alike.

The energy goes into overdrive on Saturday, Feb.25 with the 5K kicking off downtown at 5 p.m. As runners and walkers alike cross the finish line, they will be swept up in the annual Encore Entertainment at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center. Live performances from the likes of DJ Cable, DJ Machi, and DJ Ricky Rocks, will be joined by electric string acts from Bella Strings along with aerial dancers, interactive experiences, photo opportunities, local artists, food trucks, cocktails, and more will create a memorable night for participants. For a full lineup of Saturday’s downtown Las Vegas fan fest entertainment and more, click HERE.

Adding to the immersive entertainment experience planned throughout the weekend, Blue Man Group will elevate the energy at the half marathon and 10K on Sunday, Feb. 26 with a one-of-a-kind start line performance followed by Cirque du Soleil’s Mad Apple singing the national anthem.

The high-energy running party will take over The Las Vegas Strip while passing iconic sights including the ‘Welcome to Las Vegas’ sign, The Fountains of Bellagio and Downtown Las Vegas, with an electric finish line unlike any other in the world ending mid-Strip at the Volcano at The Mirage Hotel & Casino all fully immersed with a music and entertainment experience unlike any other.

To register for the 5K, 10K, and half marathon or to learn more about Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas, please visit www.stripatnight.com.


About Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series

The Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series is the world’s largest running series taking part in destination locations around the world every year. Established in 1998, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series simple idea of making running fun has transformed both the U.S. and global running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. Focused on running, music and community, race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish-line festival featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past performances including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, O.A.R., Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, Flo Rida, The Band Perry, Fitz and the Tantrums, the Goo Goo Dolls and Bret Michaels. Further information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series can be found online at www.RunRocknRoll.com and follow @RunRocknRoll on all social platforms.

About The IRONMAN Group

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Series events including the Canyons Endurance Runs™, Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world and provides more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Catering to the full athlete experience, the company portfolio also includes FulGaz® virtual cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with hundreds of events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private, family-owned business. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

About Advance

Advance is a private, family-held business that owns and invests in companies across media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to build the value of our companies over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation. Advance’s portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, The IRONMAN Group, American City Business Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, 1010data and Pop. Together these operating companies employ more than 17,000 people in 29 countries. Advance is also among the largest shareholders in Charter Communications, Warner Bros. Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas Media Contacts:

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