From the Tempo
- Jessie Emeric
- January 29, 2018
- May 09, 2017
- February 22, 2017
This past Sunday I ran the Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Half Marathon for the first time! This was my 5th half marathon with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. I chose to run Arizona because it was close enough to drive there from home and I know Rock ‘n’ Roll always puts on a great event! The Rock ‘n’ Roll races are always really well organized, have a fun crowd of participants, spectators, and volunteers! And this year they even got a little makeover with new mile markers that we could see and hear from a distance, and aid station signage!
The trifecta of Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe, Arizona comes together to create the ideal destination for a weekend getaway. Together, the three cities offer everything one could ask for during a fun Arizona trip with the family, a solo retreat, or a vacation with friends. Lush golf courses, luxury spas, diverse zoos, and renowned restaurants pepper the area and attract visitors from all over the country.Read more
2016 marked an exciting race weekend in the state of Arizona. On Saturday evening, the Cardinals defeated the Green Bay Packers in overtime to advance to the NFC Championships, and on Sunday, more than 20,000 runners turned out for the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon in Tempe, Scottsdale, and Phoenix.Read more