Rock ‘N’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas’ 5k And Encore Entertainment Concert Shined Bright at New Downtown Location
February 27, 2022
New 5K course toured Fremont East Entertainment District and the Fremont Street Experience, while the Symphonic Rockshow elevated the energy at the race weekend concert at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center
LAS VEGAS, Nev. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE / – The 12th running of the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series Las Vegas is underway and with it a brand-new, reimagined experience including major upgrades to Saturday night’s festivities at the new Fremont Street Experience location in Downtown Las Vegas for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas 5K and Encore Entertainment Concert. The event toured Fremont East Entertainment District and finished under SlotZilla as participants from all distances enjoyed an all-new Saturday night experience at Downtown Las Vegas Event Center that featured music, live art, food, cocktails and an immersive concert with Symphonic Rockshow.
Runners and walkers of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds took on the 2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas 5K on Saturday night. Erik Chazin (27-year-old from Scottsdale, Ariz.), claimed top honors in the men’s field with a time of 16:54, while Itzel Bautista Frias (29-year-old Mexico City) took home the top spot in the women’s field, crossing the finish line in 18:25.
The twilight event provided the perfect setting for friends and family to be part of the Rock ‘n’ Roll weekend with bright lights and music. The entertainment and celebrations were non-stop at Downtown Las Vegas Event Center, where the Symphonic Rockshow had participants finding the Beat in Their Feet™ through music’s biggest rock hits with a twist. Led by vocalist & producer, Brody Dolyniuk, this one-of-a-kind show featured a full rock band and over 20-piece orchestra.
All the excitement from Saturday night’s events were just a warmup for the return of the world’s largest nighttime running event and the only private event to shut down the Las Vegas Strip at night. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, participants in the half marathon and 10K will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run on the famed Las Vegas Boulevard. The weekend of events has welcomed over 35,000 registered participants of all levels for a combination of music, running and everything the Las Vegas community has to offer all culminating on Sunday night.
Pre-sale registration for all distances of the 2023 edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas is now open online through March 6, 2022 by visiting, www.stripatnight.com. Special pre-sale pricing will be at the lowest price of the year, at $99 for the Half Marathon, $89 for the 10K and $59 for the 5K. To register for 2023 or 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 Encore Entertainment experience featuring eclectic musical artists from a variety of genres. With a goal of helping participants find the Beat in Their Feet™, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series has also featured some of the biggest names in music, with past performances including the likes of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, O.A.R., Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, Flo Rida, The Band Perry, Fitz and the Tantrums, the Goo Goo Dolls, Bret Michaels, Kesha, The Revivalists, Hunter Hayes, Capital Cities, and Matt Nathanson. 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, the IRONMAN® Virtual Racing™ (VR™) Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virtual Running™ Series, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and The Sun-Herald City2Surf®, Ultra-Trail® World Tour events including Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and gravel racing like Gravel Epic®, 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. 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.
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, Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.
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