Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces 2018 Tour Schedule & 24-hour Global Sale

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces  2018 Tour Schedule & 24-hour Global Sale

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® today announced the release of the 2018 Tour Schedule, covering 27 destinations all over the world, including new this year: Rock ‘n’ Roll Oaxaca Half Marathon in late April. All events feature scenic routes lined with live music and entertainment, and conclude with a finish-line concert and festival. The 2018 tour hits four European cities including Madrid, Liverpool, Dublin and Lisbon and one Asian city with a stop in Chengdu, China.

In celebration of the Tour Schedule launch, an exclusive 24-hour Worldwide Series Sale will be offered for one day only on December 14 featuring the best registration prices of the year. This exciting sale is the perfect foray into healthy New Year’s resolutions or a personal holiday gift to continue an active lifestyle and introduce runners to the all-new Rock ‘n’ Roll Experience where the focus in 2018 is offering the best-in-class running events with music at the core. 

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series sale will offer savings across the board on marathons, half marathons, 5K distances and more. The sale opens sharply at midnight PT and will run for 24 hours. This special sale event is on a first-come first-serve basis.

“We invite runners of all levels from around the world to join us in 2018 where we have reset our focus on delivering world-class running events centered around music.” said Laurie Gestal, Senior Marketing Director of IRONMAN and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. “This worldwide sale offers runners a unique opportunity to sign up for one of our exciting events across the series at the best prices.”

2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Schedule

*please note – all prices are available in limited quantities 

Weekend Destination Event Name 24-Hour-Sale Special Rates
Jan. 12-14 Phoenix, AZ Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon $50 off Marathon and Half Marathon
March 3-4 New Orleans, LA Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon Up to $40 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
March 10 Washington, DC United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Up to $44 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
March 24-25 Dallas, TX Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon $44 off Half Marathon
March 24-25 Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad 5000, A Rock ‘n’ Roll Signature Event $9 off all day 20K, $4 off 5K
April 8 San Francisco, CA United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco $40 off Half Marathon
April 7-8 Raleigh, NC Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Half Marathon presented by WRAL $29 off Half Marathon
April 22 Madrid, Spain EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Up to €10 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
April 26-29 Nashville, TN St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon Up to $40 Marathon/ Half Marathon
April 29 Oaxaca, Mexico Rock ‘n’ Roll Oaxaca Half Marathon & 10K One day open at 50 USD for
May 19-20 Liverpool, England Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & ½ Marathon Up to £43 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
June 2-3 San Diego, CA Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon Up to $40 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
June 9-10 Seattle, WA Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & ½ Marathon Up to $20 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
July 21-22 Chicago, IL Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon $20 off Half Marathon
Aug. 11-12 Dublin, Ireland Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon €7 off Half Marathon
Sept. 1-2 Virginia Beach, VA Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon $10 off Half Marathon
Sept. 15-16 Philadelphia, PA AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon $10 off Half Marathon
Sept. 22-23 Montreal, Canada Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon & ½ Marathon $20 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
Oct. 6-7 San Jose, CA Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon $20 off Half Marathon
Oct. 20-21 Denver, CO Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon $10 off Half Marathon
TBD Lisbon, Portugal EDP Rock ‘n’ Roll Lisbon Marathon  
Oct. 28 Los Angeles, CA United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon $10 off Half Marathon
TBD Chengdu, China United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Chengdu Marathon & ½ Marathon  
Nov. 3 Merida, Mexico Telcel Rock ‘n’ Roll Merida Half Marathon One day open at 50 USD for half marathon
Nov. 3-4 Savannah, GA Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon  Up to $10 off Marathon/ Half Marathon
Nov. 10-11 Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon One day open at $99 for marathon and half marathon
Dec. 1-2 San Antonio Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half Marathon One day open at $69.99 for marathon and $59.99 for half marathon


For more information or to register for an event, please visit or follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter. 


About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is the ‘World’s Largest Running Series’ with more than 550,000 runners taking part in 27 destination events around the world every year. Established in 1998, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series’ simple idea of making running fun has transformed both the U.S. and global running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike.

Over the 20-year history of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, charity partners have raised more than $355 million through the events for a variety of worthy causes. Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish-line festival and Toyota Concert Series featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past headliners including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, FloRida and Bret Michaels. Further information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series can be found online at  


A Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN®70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series®, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series races, road cycling events including the UCI Velothon® Series, mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, premier marathons including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, and other multisport races. IRONMAN’s events, together with all other Wanda Sports Holdings events, provide more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 200 events across 50 countries. For more information, visit

About Wanda Sports Holdings

Wanda Sports Holdings is the world’s leading sports business entity, founded to capture the opportunities in the global sports industry and to contribute to the prosperous international sports landscape – in three key areas: 1) Spectator Sports (media and marketing business), 2) Participation Sports (active lifestyle business), 3) Services (digital, production and service business). Wanda Sports Holding incorporates the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, the iconic endurance brand IRONMAN, and Wanda Sports China. The headquarters are in Guangzhou, China.

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