Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces 24-Hour Global Sale & 2017 Tour Schedule

December 15th, 2016

24-hour Global Sale offers lowest registration prices of the season on Dec. 15; Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series to celebrates 20 Years of Running at 30 destinations in 2017

SAN DIEGO – December 15, 2016 – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced the release of the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Tour Schedule. In celebration of the Tour Schedule launch, an exclusive 24-hour Worldwide Series Sale will be offered for one day only on December 15th featuring the best registration prices of the year. This exciting sale is the perfect foray into healthy New Year’s resolutions or a personal holiday gift to continue an active lifestyle.

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series sale will offer savings across the board on marathons, half marathons, 5K distances and more. The sale opens sharply at midnight PST and will run for 24 hours. This special event is based on first come fist serve basis.

“We’re excited to have runners around the world join us in 2017 as we celebrate 20 Years Running,” said Keith Kendrick, Chief Marketing Officer of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. “At each 2017 event, we will come together to celebrate all that we run for: from your personal race day moments, to each event’s historical milestones. Runners can look forward to commemorative 20 Years Running finisher medal & participant t-shirts, all new course & expo experiences celebrating 20 Years Running, and access to the biggest celebration in Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series history.”

In 2017, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series will be celebrating 20 Years Running. The series schedule includes 25 destinations in North America, including the original Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego which will take place the weekend of June 3-4. All events feature scenic routes lined with live music and entertainment, and conclude with a finish line concert and festival. The 2017 tour also hits four European cities including Madrid, Liverpool, Dublin and Lisbon.

2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Schedule

Weekend Destination Event Name
Jan. 14-15 Phoenix, AZ Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon
Feb.  4-5 New Orleans, LA Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon
March 11

March 18-19

Washington, DC

Dallas, TX

United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon

March 19 Mexico City, Mexico Rock ‘n’ Roll Mexico City Half Marathon
March 26 San Francisco, CA United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco
April 1-2 Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad 5000, A Rock ‘n’ Roll Signature Event
April 1-2 Raleigh, NC Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & ½ Marathon
April 23 Madrid, Spain EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
April 29 Nashville, TN St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon
May 27-28 Liverpool, England Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & ½ Marathon
June 3-4 San Diego, CA Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon
June 18 Seattle, WA Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & ½ Marathon, a Signature Seafair Event
July 15-16 Chicago, IL Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon
Aug. 12-13 Dublin, Ireland Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon
Sept. 2-3 Virginia Beach, VA Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon
Sept. 16-17 Philadelphia, PA AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon
Sept. 23-24 Montreal, Canada Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon & ½ Marathon
Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Oct. 7

Oct. 7-8

Querétaro, Mexico

Brooklyn, NY

San Jose, CA

Rock ‘n’ Roll Querétaro Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon

Oct. 14-15 Denver, CO Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon
Oct. 14-15

Oct. 15

St. Louis, MO

Lisbon, Portugal

Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon

EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Lisbon Marathon & Santander Totta Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Oct. 21-22

Oct. 29

Vancouver, Canada

Los Angeles, CA

Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon & Cunningham Seawall 10K

Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon

Nov. 4 Merida, Mexico Telcel Rock ‘n’ Roll Merida Half Marathon
Nov. 4-5

Nov. 11-12

Dec. 2-3

Savannah, GA

Las Vegas

San Antonio


Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half Marathon

For more information or to register for an event, please visit or follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is the ‘World’s Largest Running Series’ with more than 600,000 runners taking part in 30 destination events around the world every year. Established in 1998, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series’ simple idea of making running fun has transformed the U.S. 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.

Over the 19-year history of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, charity partners have raised more than $320 million through the events for a variety of worthy causes. 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 and Toyota Concert Series featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past headliners including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, FloRida and Bret Michaels. Further information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series can be found online at

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