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Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Announces New Saturday 5k

DALLAS, TEXAS - December 2, 2014 -Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon today announced a new Rock 'n' Roll 5k taking place on Saturday, March 21 at Fair Park. Runners can participate in both the 5k on Saturday and the half marathon or 2-person half marathon relay on Sunday, March 22 and earn even more medals by completing the Remix Challenge. Around 1,500 runners are expected to hit the pavement on Saturday for the 5k with 80 percent of those runners participating on Sunday.

"With a new course and two days of running, 2015 is truly the year to come and rock with us in Dallas," said Megan Miller, Event Manager of Rock 'n' Roll Dallas. "Registration is open and we encourage all runners to sign up for what is sure to be an unforgettable weekend."

Rock 'n' Roll Dallas has unveiled a new course for 2015, which will take runners on a tour through Dallas. Participants will start and finish at American Airlines Center and run through metropolitan downtown and charming neighborhoods.

Local bands will play through the streets of Dallas, along with spectators and high school cheerleading teams lining the route to motivate runners to the finish line. Upon finishing at American Airlines Center, participants are invited to relax and celebrate with family and friends at the finish line festival.

Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo, where runners can find more than 100 vendors, interactive clinics with running experts, elite athletes, and much more. The Expo takes place at the Dallas Convention Center on Friday, March 20 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Expo is free and open to the public.

Information and registration is available online at RunRocknRoll.com/Dallas.

About Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Half Marathon
The 6th annual Rock 'n' Roll Dallas Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The fast and scenic course will give runners a first class tour of downtown Dallas starting and finishing at American Airlines Center. Runners can rock to the sounds of live, local bands playing every mile of the half marathon course, along with enthusiastic cheerleaders to keep participants moving. A two-day Health & Fitness Expo kicks off race weekend at the Dallas Convention Center on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21. The expo will have more than 100 vendors featuring the latest in running gear, nutrition and training tips. To register for the race or for more information, visit runrocknroll.com/dallas or follow us on Twitter @RunRocknRoll.

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