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Woman, 94, breaks record and becomes the oldest person to finish half-marathon
June 6th, 2017

When Harriette Thompson crossed the finish line at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego on Sunday, the crowd…

Chinese Billionaire Adds Rock ’n’ Roll Marathons to Growing Ironman Empire
June 2nd, 2017

Dalian Wanda, the Chinese real estate conglomerate that has spent billions of dollars to command a prominent position in the…

United Airlines inks sponsorship deal for Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon in China
April 5th, 2017

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is headed to China, and United Airlines is going with it. The Chicago-based airline…

Runner dressed as Elvis Presley wins Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
November 14th, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 42-year-old runner dressed as Elvis won the Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday…

‘Women’s Running’ makes history by featuring first hijab-wearing marathoner on its cover
September 23rd, 2016

Women’s Running just broke down another barrier – the magazine features Rahaf Khatib, a Muslim woman who wears a hijab,…

Teen Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury Crosses 5K Finish Line
September 5th, 2016

A teen who collapsed and suffered a traumatic brain injury last year at a half marathon in Virginia finally completed…

Women’s Running Sets Traffic Records
June 29th, 2016

Women’s Running, a magazine founded in 2004 as Her Sports + Fitness, has experienced record growth over the past year….

Flanagan flexes in half marathon win
June 9th, 2016

Olympic runner warms up for Rio by setting personal best in Rock ‘n’ Roll event There were the requisite Elvis…

Runners honor fallen warriors
June 9th, 2016

In Normal Heights, the wear blue Mile featured 125 pictures of military members who died at war   Heather Wooderson…

5 couples get engaged at the finish line at St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon
April 30th, 2016

Sarah Stender, sweaty and out of breath, had a storybook ending to her Saturday St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville…