Approximately 8,500 registered runners from ages 12 to 93 took to the streets of the Mile High City this weekend to participate in the 9th annual Rock 'n' Roll Denver Half Marathon. With a renewed focus on the core pillars of great music in a community environment, runners of all athletic levels enjoyed the sights and sounds of the Silicon Valley.

The best-in-class running event kicked off on Saturday morning with a 5K downtown. The Half Marathon and 10K happened on Sunday, with runners
from all over the country and world took off on a tour the scenic downtown Denver!

Elite runners and fast times aside, Sunday’s races were all about the party atmosphere. Several local bands, like Dragondeer, performed live on improved band stages along the route interspersed with cheerleaders and themed water stations. Participants moved along to more music than ever with all new mile-markers that included speakers and race pacers who ran with mobile speaker packs.

Scroll down and check out some of the best highlight's from this year's race!



The official news account for the Rock n' Roll Marathon Series.