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CHANGE OF COURSE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon to get more Strip exposure

It didn't take long for the new owners of the Las Vegas Marathon — which will now be called the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon — to make a huge splash and break from the race's controversial past. ... Competitor Group on Wednesday announced major changes to the course for both the marathon and half-marathon, with the half-marathon getting the most significant makeover. See a PDF of the course map .

In long run, bills are paid

Dozens of local companies and organizations that do business with the Las Vegas Marathon are finally getting what they want from the event's owner. Paid. Devine Racing, the Chicago-based company that bought the race in 2005 and has been in arrears...

LV Marathon running in debt

The owner of the Las Vegas Marathon owes hundreds of thousands of dollars to local businesses and organizations, which could lead to trouble getting the 2008 event to the starting line. Devine Racing is in arrears to at least a dozen vendors for the...

LOCAL MARATHON SLATED FOR TODAY

The Las Vegas Marathon takes place today, starting and finishing at Mandalay Bay, in front of the South Convention Center. The marathon and half-marathon will begin at 6 a.m., and several roads will be partially or completely closed throughout the...

Good Will running

On a Thursday in November 2003, internationally acclaimed distance runner Tegla Loroupe set out with a group of international ambassadors and peace workers on a 120-mile trek in her native Kenya. The group loaded into a few all-wheel drive vehicles...