Sin City Presents Magazine May 2016 Volume 3 Issue 5 - Page 53

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The event returns November 12-13 as the only private event to exclusively shut down the Las Vegas Strip at night. Race highlights include all of the must-see Vegas sights such as the iconic 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign, the Fountains of Bellagio, and finishing at the foot of the Mirage volcano.

The running will start on Saturday night with a 5K presented by Brooks followed by Sunday evening hosting the marathon, half marathon and 10K distances. Runners can choose to participate in the “Remix Challenge” and earn a bonus third medal by running in both the 5K on Saturday and any distance on Sunday. Online registration for both the 10K and 5K will open at a later date.

Race day begins with a start line festival at the Las Vegas Village pre-race concert for the runners and their friends and family. The 2016 headliner has not been announced, but past headliners include Kid Rock and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. In addition to the headliner concerts, live bands and DJs of every genre will play along the race courses entertaining and encouraging runners as they make their way to the finish line.

Marathon and half marathon registration opens at $125 for a limited time only, the guaranteed lowest rate of the year. Registration for the 5K and 10K will open at a later date. To register or for more information, please visit RunRocknRoll.com/Las-Vegas

About Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon will take over the world famous Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night, November 12-13, 2016. Race participants enjoy the sights and sounds of lavish hotels, world-class entertainment and some of Vegas’ hottest music sensations performing on the course. In addition to live entertainment along the course, the Las Vegas event is renowned for hundreds of runners dressed as Elvis, known as the Running Elvi. Every year the event also includes a Run-Thru Wedding Chapel where runners in love can tie the knot or renew their vows on the race route. The finish line venue in front of the Mirage Volcano is conveniently located less than one mile from more than 15 hotels, offering runners a short walk back after the race. For more information about Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas, visit RunRocknRoll.com/Las-Vegas and follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.