8th annual race returns to Seattle on June 18, 2016; opens registration with special pricing
Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & ½ Marathon, a Signature Seafair Event is set to return Saturday, June 18, 2016. Celebrating its 8th year running, the race will take runners on a scenic tour of Seattle. Registration is now open and specially priced at $55 for the half-marathon and $60 for the marathon through August 27.
“Seattle is such a fun city and one that we love coming back to year after year,” said Lyndsi Weichert, Event Manager. “This race is a great way for participants to see Seattle’s famous sights and beautiful scenery as they take on their 13.1 or 26.2 mile journey. We encourage all runners to grab a friend, start training and sign up for this epic summer race next year.”
Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle will take runners on a tour showcasing the best of Seattle. The marathon and half marathon courses will offer breathtaking views of the Cascades, Mount Rainier, Downtown Seattle and CenturyLink Field.
In true Rock ‘n’ Roll fashion local bands will play through the streets of Seattle, along with spectators and high school cheerleading teams lining the route to motivate runners to the finish line. Upon finishing, participants are invited to relax and celebrate with family and friends at the finish line festival and Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series.
Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo, where vendors will offer free samples, showcase the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. The Expo takes place at CenturyLink Field Event Center on Thursday, June 16 from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm and Friday, June 17 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. The Expo is free and open to the public. Information and registration is available online at runrocknroll.com/seattle.