Las Vegas Rock n Roll Marathon Weekend

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Sin City Presents and Las Vegas Welcomes Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Weekend

Welcome runners from around the world to the Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon weekend, November 12−15. The Las Vegas Strip will be full of energy during this weekend with 61,000 expected attendees and an estimated direct visitor spending of $110.5 million.

Prior to race day is a three-day Health & Fitness Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center where runners can pick up some last-minute race essentials. There will be over 80 exhibitors offering free samples, and showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information, and much more.
The Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half Marathon gives participants the unique opportunity to run the iconic Las Vegas Strip at night on Sunday, November 15! This year’s event features a pre-race concert, live entertainment throughout the course and a post-race beer fest.
Since 1998, Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon runners have raised over $310 million for hundreds of charity partners.  Join us in welcoming running enthusiasts by posting on social media using the template provided below.
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Las Vegas is ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll
o GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon weekend kicks off on Thursday afternoon
o Expanded marathon weekend returns November 12-15 with a three-day expo and new 10K distance
o Grammy Award‐nominated artist Kid Rock to perform at pre-race concert on Sunday’s main stage

What: The GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. More than 45,000 runners from all 50 states and 64 countries will take over Las Vegas Boulevard on Sunday night for one of the biggest events in running.

For the first time in 2015, marathon weekend will feature a three-day Health & Fitness Expo. Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly to join hundreds of runners to kick off marathon weekend events on Thursday afternoon at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Participants:
• 45,000 total/unique participants over event weekend:
o 8,000 5k
o 6,000 10k
o Half: 28,500
o Marathon: 5,500
• 1 in 5 runners are participating in their first marathon or half-marathon
• 90% are traveling from outside of Southern Nevada from all 50 states and 64 countries

Entertainment: • More than 20 bands performing along the course at 19 entertainment stages

Our picks for must see on the course are John Zito/Stoney Curtis Band  Las Vegas Blvd @ Fremont stage at 4:20pm & 9:10pm and Sweet Home Alabama stage across from the Paris Entrance in the intersection at 4:45pm and 7:25pm

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE LIST OF LOCAL BANDS THAT WILL BE PERFORMING HERE:

• The Run Thru Wedding will host 180+ couples at mile 3 of the marathon course at the Monte Carlo
• Kid Rock headlining the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series at Las Vegas Village
WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, November 11
2:30pm RACE WEEKEND MEDIA KICKOFF
Las Vegas Convention Center, Outside Hall S1
• Live music, community announcements, road closures, economic impact and spectator information
• Race day media credentials will be available for pick-up at the briefing. Detailed race day media access will be discussed
• Interview runners, race executives, experience the latest in running and health & fitness products

SATURDAY, November 13
9 am – 7 pm
Health & Fitness Expo – Free & Open to the Public
Las Vegas Convention Center, Hall S1
3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

5:30 pm – 8 pm Brooks Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K presented by SLS Las Vegas
Las Vegas Festival Grounds (across from SLS Las Vegas)

SUNDAY, November 14 – RACE DAY
3:00pm Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series
Kid Rock headlining the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series at Las Vegas Village
The concert is free and open to the public

4:30pm GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon
Start Line: Las Vegas Village (Las Vegas Blvd., across from Luxor)
Finish Line: Las Vegas Blvd. @ The Mirage

Download Course Map here

 

Download a complete list of road closures here:

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