2016 Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco Sells Out

MEDIA ADVISORY

2016 Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco Sells Out

RACE WEEK INFORMATION AND SCHEDULE

9,000 runners will hit the streets of San Francisco on April 3;

Race sells out registration four weeks ahead of event

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More than 9,000 runners from 32 countries and 47 states will hit the pavement for the 2016 Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco. The 4th annual race returns April 1-3, 2016 starting on the Great Highway at Golden Gate Park, crossing closed lanes of the Golden Gate Bridge, and finishing in City Center Plaza. Runners will get a first class tour of the City by the Bay with live entertainment stationed on the course as they make their way to the finish line. Many participants are putting meaning to their miles by running as St. Jude Heroes and raising money for St. Jude Children’s research hospital.

 

·         Friday, April 1

o   3:00 pm-7:00 pm – Health & Fitness Expo

·         Saturday, April 2

o   10:00 am-5:00 pm – Health & Fitness Expo

·         Sunday, April 3

o   6:30 am –Half Marathon

 

  • Health & Fitness Expo –The Moscone Center, Hall D
  • Half Marathon Start Line: Great Highway and Fulton St.
  • Finish Line: Civic Center Plaza

 

  • The event will welcome more than 9,000 participants
  • Runners are traveling from 47 states and 32 countries
  • About 60% of the participants are women
  • 20% will be running their first half marathon

 

  • Live, local bands playing along the course
  • wear blue: run to remember will on the course cheering on runners

·         MS MR will headline the post-race concert

 

·         Course Map

·         2016 Event Logo

·         Course Photo

 

Schedule of Events:

Friday, April 1

Health & Fitness Expo     .           .           .           .           .           .        3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Moscone Center, Hall D

747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Saturday, April 2

Health & Fitness Expo     .           .           .           .           .           .         10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Moscone Center, Hall D

747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

 

Sunday, April 3      

Half Marathon       .           .           .           .           .           .           .           .           .       6:30 am

Great Highway & Fulton St.

 

Finish Line

Civic Center Plaza

 

Half Marathon Finish                          
Men’s half marathon winner (approx.) 7:30 am – 7:45 am
Women’s half marathon winner (approx.) 8:45 am – 8:00 am
Peak time at half marathon finish line 8:30 am – 8:30 am

 

Finish Line Concert
Transamerica Check Presentation 9:10 am – 9:15 am
MS MR 9:15 am – 10:30 am
Cosmo Alleycats 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

 

 

Media Contacts:

Teyva Sammet DeeDee Taft/Shelbi Okumura
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Spin Communications
831-818-5945 415-380-8390
tsammet@competitorgroup.com deedee@spinpr.com, shelbi@spinpr.com

 

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