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Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series to celebrate Global Running Day with 24-Hour Sale Offering Best Prices of the Year for Events Returning in 2021 and 2022

June 1, 2021

Newly rebranded best-in-class Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series to offer one-day sale with best prices of the year

TAMPA, Fla. (June 1, 2021) – In celebration of Global Running Day on Wednesday, June 2, the recently rebranded Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series will host a 24-hour sale on race registrations for events returning in 2021 and 2022, offering the best prices of the year. Runners and walkers alike can expect discounts on many of their favorite events and distances. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series infuseslive music and entertainment along every step of the participant journey, putting the Beat in Their Feet™. The events bring together a community of like-minded individuals on a collective path to find fun in moments that challenge. Rock ‘n’ Rollers interested in taking advantage of these exclusive single day discounts can do so beginning Wednesday, June 2 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET) by visiting, www.runrocknroll.com/global-running-day.

“As we return to live and in-person running events in 2021, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series is again proud to celebrate Global Running Day with opportunities for runners and walkers of all levels to get involved,” said Elizabeth O’Brien, Managing Director, North America for The IRONMAN Group. “Running is a universal sport and we are really looking forward to getting back to doing what we all love, creating a welcoming, fun environment at our events while putting the Fun in the Run. We are excited to offer this exclusive special series-wide sale while celebrating Global Running Day.”

In addition, the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running Club™ (VRC™), will join the celebration by offering the Global Running Day Challenge, a 10K (6.2-miles) that will be available to the global community of runners on June 2. More details on the challenge will be available here.

Below is a sampling of the exclusive Global Running Day deals for events in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series:

  • Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Seattle
    • Race Date: August 21-22, 2021
    • RaceDetails: Starting and finishing under the Space Needle, this beautiful yet challenging race is filled with classic Pacific Northwest greenery and unbelievable views of Seattle. Distances available include half marathon and 5K.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 37% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Virginia Beach
    • Race Date: September 4-5, 2021
    • Race Details: This annual Labor Day weekend event will have participants movin’ and groovin’ with endless ocean views, a trendy backdrop and tunes all weekend long provided by the largest outdoor music festival on the East Coast. Distances available include half marathon, 5K and 1-mile.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 40% off current registration
  • EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Madrid
    • Race Date: September 26, 2021
    • Race Details: In addition to having an incredibly beautiful and touristic course through the heart of Madrid, the EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Madrid is an authentic running party, with more than 30 entertainment stages and stations located along the course. The event offers 3 distances, Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, so that everyone can enjoy the biggest running party in Spain.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 20% off current registration
  • United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series San Jose
    • Race Date: October 2-3, 2021
    • Race Details: Home to California’s fastest half marathon; a fast and highly spirited race that takes participants through in the heart of downtown San Jose. Additional distances available include, half marathon, 10K and 5K.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 33% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series San Diego
    • Race Date: October 23-24, 2021
    • Race Details: this epic race through sunny Southern California also happens to be the birthplace of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series. Distances available include marathon, half marathon and 5K.
    • GRD DiscountUp to 40% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Liverpool
    • Race Date: October 23-24, 2021
    • Race Details: Run one of the world’s most iconic music cities as you take in Liverpool’s iconic landmarks. An event that truly has a distance for everyone, including marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-Mile.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 15% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Savannah
    • Race Date: November 6-7, 2021
    • Race Details: Charming southern town with one of the most beautiful courses on the Rock ‘n’ Roll circuit, amazing southern cooking, lively nightlife and community support. Distances available include, marathon, half marathon, half marathon relay. 5K, and 1-mile.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 40% off current registration prices
  • United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Washington D.C.
    • Race Date: November 13, 2021
    • Race Details: A running tour of the Nation’s capital is the perfect opportunity to see all the historical landmarks. Distances available include half marathon and 5K.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 33% off current registration
  • Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Nashville
    • Race Date: Nov 20, 2021
    • Race Details: This unique event is jampacked with authentically Nashville music at every turn. Prepare to be immersed in music culture from the expo to the finish line when you join us for the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Nashville. Experience a legendary tour of Music City filled with iconic landmarks such as Broadway, Music Row, The Gulch, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and more. Distances available include marathon, half marathon, 6.15 mile, 5K and 1-Mile.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 40% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series San Antonio
    • Race Date: December 4-5, 2021
    • Race Details: The biggest running fiesta in San Antonio immerses participants in this vibrant Central Texas location with more than 300 years of history and offers firsthand views of the city’s most iconic landmarks including the iconic River Walk, Tower of Americas, Torch of Friendship, and more. Distances available include marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 26% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Arizona
    • Race Date: January 15-16, 2022
    • Race Details: Kick off the New Year in the Valley of the Sun with a flat and fast race that takes you through the best of Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe. Participants will run through the red rocks of Papago, past murals from local artists, and down urban streets of three major cities. Distances include marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K
    • GRD Discount: Up to 21% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series New Orleans
    • Race Date: February 5-6, 2022
    • Race Details: Kick off the Mardi Gras in the street of New Orleans with a flat and fast race that takes you through the best of the city. You’ll run through entertainment and live music lined streets of the French Quarter, Jackson Square, St. Charles St. and more, taking every runner on the ultimate running tour and culminating in a finish line celebration with bottomless beer and signature beignets. Distances include marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K
    • GRD Discount: Up to 21% off current registration
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas
    • Race Date: February 26-27, 2022
    • Race Details: The ultimate running party in the entertainment capital of the world during its new early season race date, Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas participants will take in the iconic sights and sounds of the city that never sleeps (at night), including the ‘Welcome to Las Vegas’ sign, The Fountains of Bellagio, Downtown Las Vegas, and a mid-Strip finish line at the Volcano at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. Participants will be able to take in Vegas with a half marathon, 10K and 5K.
    • GRD Discount: Up to 21% off current registration

For more information or to register for an event on Global Running Day, please visit RunRocknRoll.com. Media can contact press@runrocknroll.com.

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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, 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, 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 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, Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.

APPENDIX A: Sale Prices

Current Price GRD Price GRD Discount

Discount %

Seattle

Half Marathon

$95.00 $59.00 $36.00

37%

5K $45.00 $30.00 $15.00

33%

Virginia Beach

Half Marathon $90.00 $59.00 $31.00

34%

5K

$45.00 $30.00 $15.00 33%
1 Mile $32.00 $19.00 $13.00

40%

Madrid

       
Marathon € 90.00 € 80.00 € 10.00

11%

Half Marathon

€ 50.00 € 40.00 € 10.00 20%
10K € 30.00 € 25.00 € 5.00

16%

         

San Jose

Half Marathon $89.00 $59.00 $20.00

22%

10K

$55.00 $40.00 $15.00 27%
5K $45.00 $30.00 $15.00

33%

San Diego

Marathon $109.00 $69.00 $40.00

36%

Half Marathon

$99.00 $59.00 $40.00 40%
5K $45.00 $30.00 $15.00

33%

Liverpool

       
Marathon £51.00 £43.00 £8.00

15%

Half Marathon

£42.00 £39.00 £3.00 7%
10K £33.00 £31.00 £2.00

6%

5K

£20.00 £18.00 £2.00 10%
1-mile £10.00 £9.00 £1.00

10%

         

Savannah

Marathon $89.00 $69.00 $20.00

22%

Half Marathon

$79.00 $59.00 $20.00 25%
5K $34.50 $30.00 $4.50

13%

1 Mile

$20.00 $15.00 $5.00

25%

DC

Half Marathon

$89.00

$59.00 $30.00

33%

5K

$35.00 $30.00 $5.00

14%

San Antonio

Marathon $90.00 $69.00 $21.00

23%

Half Marathon

$80.00 $59.00 $21.00

26%

10K

$50.00 $40.00 $10.00 20%
5K $39.00 $30.00 $9.00

23%

Nashville

Marathon $105.00 $69.00 $36.00

34%

Half Marathon

$99.00 $59.00 $40.00 40%
6.15 Mile $55.00 $40.00 $15.00

27%

5K

$39.00 $30.00 $9.00

23%

Arizona

Marathon $79.00 $69.00 $10.00

12%

Half Marathon

$75.00 $59.00 $16.00 21%
10K $45.00 $40.00 $5.00

11%

5K

$35.00 $30.00 $5.00

14%

         

New Orleans

Marathon $80.00 $69.00 $11.00

14%

Half Marathon

$75.00 $59.00 $16.00 21%
10K $45.00 $40.00 $5.00

11%

5K

$35.00 $30.00 $5.00

14%

         

Las Vegas

       
Half Marathon $130.00 $99.00 $31.00

23%

10K

$74.00 $69.00 $5.00

6%

5K

$54.00 $49.00 $5.00

9%