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Sunny San Jose

United Airlines

Rock 'n' Roll
San Jose

Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2023
San Jose, California
Avg. Air Temp
75°F/ 30°C
DISTANCES Half Marathon 10K 5K KiDS ROCK

Rock n' Roll Sponsored by

H1: Rock n' Roll [Location Title]

H3: Presented by [Presenting Sponsor Name Here]

H2: [City, State] or [City, Country]

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Normal: [Month Day, Year] or [Coming in Year]

Hero Text Instructions

This copy should match the race card. Both are managed by Webmasters. Please submit your updated sponsors, titles, and dates to them. 


'Hero Slider Text' Text Block:

H2: [Presenting Sponsor Name Here] 

H1: Rock 'n' Roll [Location Title]


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Text Block Subtitle (Centered): Rock n' Roll Sponsored by [Title Sponsor Name Here]

H1: Rock n' Roll [Location Title]

H3: Presented by [Presenting Sponsor Name Here]

H2: [City, State] or [City, Country]

--One Enter/Return--

Normal: [Month Day, Year] or [Coming in Year]

Gradient background color, purple to pink
Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Guitar Pick logo

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  • English
  • Español

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In the text block above, use these options as needed: 

  • 中文 (Chinese)
  • English
  • Español
  • Français
  • German
  • Italiano
  • Filipino

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Proceed to edit the page elements and replace copy with the updated language. 

Available Options Race Detail
Don't edit this column Don't edit this column **Edit here**
Event Dates Month, DD-DD, YYYY Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2023
Event Location City, State San Jose, California
Presenting Sponsor Sponsor name only
Distances Number value 4
Avg Air Temp F° Fahrenheit, rounded to a whole number 75
Avg Air Temp C° Celsius, rounded to a whole number 30
Airport Must be tri-code SJC/SFO

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Available Options
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Marathon No
Half Marathon Yes
10K Yes
5K Yes
1 Mile No
Relay No

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The link title should only be one of the following:

  • Coming Soon
  • Register Now
  • Get Notified
  • Sold Out
  • Discontinued
  • Closed
  • Postponed
  • Rescheduled
  • EXPO

To set the default language for this race page and its sub pages, there can only be one default language. If a default language is not needed for a race, this container can be deleted from the top template. 

The language must adhere to the special characters, similar to the "Select Language" dropdown (i.e. français.)

The race page must have the default language in the "Select Language" dropdown AND there must be layout containers with custom classes on them. 

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Update the layout container class to one of the following, based on the default language needed:

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Welcome to the 2023 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Race Weekend

Below is everything you need to know to be prepared for race weekend. Download the Final Information document below so you can make it to the start line stress-free!  Follow us on Facebook for instant event updates, to connect with other participants, and ask questions. Good luck!

Before the Race

Look-Up Your Bib Number

Parking and Transportation

Health & Fitness Expo

  • Date: September 29-30, 2023
  • Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center, South Hall
    • Please note that the South Hall is separate from the Convention Center space, located on S Market.
  • Expo Hours:
    • Friday, September 29: 1pm-6pm
    • Saturday, September 30: 9am-5pm

Onsite Registration 

  • Half Marathon l $175
  • 10K l $165
  • 5K l $75
  • KiDS ROCK l $25

Pace Teams

Our friends at Too Legit Fitness will be the Official Pace Team on race day to help you reach the finish line at your goal time. Come by the Pacer booth at the Health & Fitness Expo for more information on running with a pacer at the event.

Pace times offered:
Half Marathon: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30, 2:40, 2:50, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00

Race Day


Running Tracking


View your race weekend entertainment here.

Gear Check

On race day, please affix your gear check tag (on your bib) to your gear bag before you leave it at the table assigned to your last name. DO NOT leave valuables, cash, or jewelry. The event staff and Gear Check personnel are not responsible for lost or stolen items.  Please note, due to security for Gear Check, there may be lines.

  • Where: In the center of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park

Time Limits

  • Half Marathon - 4 Hours
  • 10K - 2 Hours
  • 5K - 1 Hour
Half Marathon Cut-Off

All participants MUST be heading south on University Ave from The Alameda (shortly after Mile 7.5) by 11:20 AM. Runners who do not reach this point in the course by this time will be diverted to do a U-turn and return east on The Alameda, cutting roughly 3.5 miles from their race.

After the Race

Finish Line Festival

  • Check out your Finish Line Festival Encore Entertainment, Mustache Harbor here 


The top three overall male and female awards for all distances will be awarded. The top three male and female age group awards for the Half Marathon will also be awarded. Overall winners are determined by gun time. In accordance with USATF Rules, age group awards will be determined by chip time. All awards will be shipped to participants after the event to the address listed in your Active profile. However, we will have mock awards at the Solutions Tent at the Finish Line Festival for photo ops!


Results will be available on the Rock 'n' Roll Running Series App immediately after the race.

  • Download the App
  • Select "Rock 'n' Roll San Jose"
  • Search your bib number or name

2024 Presale

Register for the 2024 race weekend at the Rock 'n' Roll booth at the Health & Fitness Expo and score a free t-shirt while supplies last! Lock in the lowest prices of the year:

  • Half Marathon | $75
  • 10K | $65
  • 5K | $45
  • KiDS ROCK I $19

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