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Posted: December 14, 2016:  

Athletics: Rock n Roll Marathon Series Announces 24-Hour Global Sale & 2017 Tour Schedule

Over 30 Rock n Roll Marathon Series Tour destinations in 2017

24-hour Global Sale offers lowest registration prices of the season on Dec. 15

Rock n Roll Marathon Series celebrates 20 Years of Running in 2017

United Airlines will be title sponsor of Rock n Roll San Francisco and Washington, D.C. in March 2017

SAN DIEGO: December 14, 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 lowest registration prices of the year. This exciting sale is the perfect foray into healthy New Years resolutions or a personal holiday gift to continue an active lifestyle. Celebrate the Rock n Roll Marathon Series 20 years running in 2017!

The Rock n Roll Marathon Series sale will offer savings across the board on marathons, half marathons and 2-person half marathon relay distances as well as 5K distances. The sale opens sharply at midnight PST and will run for 24 hours. This special event is based on first come fist serve basis.

"As we are nearing the end of the holiday season, we are excited to announce our 2017 Rock n Roll Marathon Series Tour line up," said Competitor Group Senior Director of Marketing, Laurie Gestal. "Its the ideal time to offer our runners the lowest prices of the year for our events worldwide. We hope they will take this opportunity to sign up for next year and spread the holiday cheer by encouraging friends and loved ones to join them in an active lifestyle. We wish all of our runners a happy holiday and encourage them to continue running and beating their personal records in 2017."

The Rock n Roll Marathon Series includes 31 destinations in North America and cities abroad including Madrid, Liverpool, Dublin, and Lisbon. All events feature scenic routes lined with live music and entertainment, and conclude with an unforgettable headliner concert experience.

In 2017, the Rock n Roll Marathon Series will tour the following cities:

2017 Rock n Roll Marathon Series Schedule

Weekend Destination Event Name
Jan. 14-15 Phoenix, AZ Rock n Roll Arizona Marathon & Half-Marathon
Feb. 4-5 New Orleans, LAHumana Rock n Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half-Marathon
March 11 Washington, DC United Airlines Rock n Roll DC Marathon & Half-Marathon
March 18-19 Dallas, TX 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 & Half-Marathon
April 23 Madrid, Spain EDP Rock n Roll Madrid Marathon & Half-Marathon
April 29 Nashville, TN St. Jude Rock n Roll Nashville Marathon & Half-Marathon
May 27-28 Liverpool, England Rock n Roll Liverpool Marathon & Half-Marathon
June 3-4 San Diego, CA Rock n Roll San Diego Marathon & Half-Marathon
June 18 Seattle, WA Rock n Roll Seattle Marathon & Half-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 & Half-Marathon
Sept. 30- Oct. 2 Quertaro, Mexico Rock n Roll Quertaro Marathon & Half-Marathon
Oct. 7 Brooklyn, NY Synchrony Financial Rock n Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon
Oct. 7-8 San Jose, CA Rock n Roll San Jose Half Marathon
Oct. 14-15 Denver, CO Transamerica Rock n Roll Denver Half Marathon
Oct. 14-15 St. Louis, MO Rock n Roll St. Louis Half Marathon
Oct. 15 Lisbon, Portugal EDP Rock n Roll Lisbon Marathon & Santander Totta Rock n Roll Half Marathon
Oct. 21-22 Vancouver, Canada Rock n Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon & Cunningham Seawall 10K
Oct. 29 Los Angeles, CA Rock n Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon
Nov. 4 Merida, Mexico Telcel Rock n Roll Merida Half Marathon
Nov. 4-5 Savannah, GA Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon & Half-Marathon
Nov. 11-12 Las Vegas, NV Geico Rock n Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half-Marathon
Dec. 2-3 San Antonio , TXHumana Rock n Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half Marathon

The Rock n Roll Marathon Series started as a single race in 1998 and is now the World's Largest Running Series that has grown to include more than 600,000 runners taking part in a global tour of 31 events in 2017. Organized by Competitor Group, the series was the first to combine a road race, tourist destination, recreational running, charity fundraising and musical entertainment into a single event that celebrates health and wellness.

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

About the Rock n Roll Marathon Series

The Rock n Roll Marathon Series is the Worlds Largest Running Series with more than 600,000 runners taking part in 31 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 RunRocknRoll.com.

About Competitor Group, Inc.

Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) is the active lifestyle industrys leading media and event entertainment company. CGIs portfolio of media brands span the full range of the endurance industry including Velo, Triathlete, Womens Running and Competitor with a combined monthly circulation of over 700,000. CGI owns and operates 36 events around the world, including the flagship Rock n Roll Marathon Series, the TriRock Triathlon Series and Events DC Nations Triathlon, collectively delivering more than 600,000 professional and amateur participants in 2016. The race services division of CGI, Race IT is the second largest provider of online registration solutions to endurance event organizers around the world. Further information about CGI and its digital, publishing and event entertainment properties can be found at CompetitorMediaKit.com.


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