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The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon is kicking off registration for its Nov. 16 event today with a 5K fun run that’s scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at the Red Rock Running Company, located at 120 S. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 144, in Henderson.
On leave from the Air Force on a perfect night for running, Jason Brosseau barely broke a sweat en route to winning his first marathon with a time of 2:35:26 in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon.
Shortly before the start of Sunday’s Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, I was introduced to a lean man at the Luxor Festival Lot — which last week was known as the Global Rallycross track on the Strip — who looked familiar in a turn-back-the-clock sort of way.
More than 200 ambitious runners will attempt to complete two Rock ’n’ Roll marathons on Sunday — at 7:30 a.m. in San Antonio and at 4:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. Beth Deloria likely will be the only one to do so despite foot drop — which is paralysis of the lower leg and foot.
On Sunday, Eden Capsouto, 37, will push her 20-year-old daughter, Taylor, in the Zappos.com Rock ’n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon.
Motorists may want to build extra time into their Sunday commutes because several stretches of road along the Strip corridor, the downtown area and North Las Vegas will be closed for the estimated 30,000 runners participating in the 2013 Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, as well as its companion the half-marathon, hasn’t had a problem attracting competitors from all over the country.
In an office 3,000 miles away. On the steps of a hotel a mile away.
The Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon will move up to Nov. 17 next year, a couple of weeks ahead of its usual early December slot, and on Wednesday - Dec. 12, 2012 (12/12/12) - there will be a one-day discounted entry fee as online registration opens.
Typically, when Meb Keflezighi runs, he's not messing around. He wants to go fast, and he wants to leave his foes gasping for air. The renowned American runner won the New York City Marathon in 2009, took a silver medal in the 2004 Olympic marathon...
Thousands of people stretched across the pavement of Las Vegas Boulevard on Sunday evening, doing everything from calf lifts to burpees, in an effort to prepare for the 13.1- or 26.2-mile run ahead of them. With their headphones blaring and...
Las Vegas Boulevard, much of downtown and even some areas of North Las Vegas are going to be restricted to traffic from 2 p.m. to as late as 11 p.m. today to accommodate the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon. The marathon will start...
Organizers of the Zappos.com Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon will readily admit that the 2011 race had several issues.
England's Craig Hopkins won a three-man battle to win the Las Vegas half-marathon; Jonathan Ndambuki of Kenya overcame strong winds to win the full marathon.
Jazz Little, 5, will join his mom for the end of Sunday's Las Vegas half-marathon. The main charitable beneficiary of the Zappos.com Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon is the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.
Las Vegas Marathon officials prepare for their big run Sunday, and road closures come with the package.
A year after hundreds of Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon runners reported symptoms of stomach illness, organizers on Monday promised changes that include strict sanitation rules and the hiring of a contractor to supply water to...
Bus riders can expect delays on several routes from 1:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday because of road closures for the annual Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon. The affected routes will not be able to operate on their normal Sunday schedules. Riders using...
The Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon is offering a discount code for locals who register for this year's race, set for the evening of Dec. 2. Locals entering online by Oct. 15 can get a $15 discount by entering the code LVLOCALS. To sign up, go to...
If you're considering lacing up your running shoes and taking to the Strip on the evening of Dec. 2, you might want to make that decision before midnight Tuesday. And if you're hoping to convince a few friends to join in the craziness of the Rock 'n...
Competitor Group, the San Diego-based company that oversees all the Rock 'n' Roll events, unveiled a seven-point plan Tuesday to address issues with the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon. The plan includes a major change to the race courses, which will feature a mid-Strip finish by Caesars Palace.
The Southern Nevada Health District still can't say what caused some runners to become ill during the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas marathon, but water served during the race does not appear to be the culprit, according to preliminary findings issued Thursday.