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Update as of March 25, 2021

This page will keep you, our valued participants and partners, informed about the latest developments concerning COVID - 19. Also view the Safe Return to Running Guidelines
*Participants are reminded to practice hygiene protection measures recommended by the World Health Organization. For up-to-date information on COVID-19 refer to www.who.int.

In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time globally, we recognize that the postponement may come as a disappointment but look forward to providing athletes with an exceptional race experience in the future.

Washington D.C.: Updated

Based on internal evaluation and discussions with local officials in regards to hosting the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon event on March 27 with the current status of COVID-19, we have determined that the event will be better positioned to return on Nov. 13, 2021. Our team will continue to work hard developing and refining a safe and exceptional event experience that follows guidelines and recommendations in a manner consistent with local community objectives and within the expectations set by public health entities as it relates to COVID-19. The current Rock ‘n’ Roll Safe Return to Running guidelines can be viewed here.

All registered participants should have now received an email with more information. If you are registered for the 2021 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon event and have not received your e-mail or have additional questions, please contact rnrdc@runrocknroll.com.

We thank our participants for their continued understanding through what has been a very challenging time and look forward to returning to Washington, D.C. in November 2021. 

Nashville, TN: Updated

After evaluating the current status and impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with local officials, we regret to share that Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville cannot take place as originally scheduled on April 24-25 in the interest of both our participants and host community’s health and well-being. While this is a disappointing way to start the year, officials from Rock ‘n’ Roll and the City of Nashville feel confident the event will be better positioned for a strong return in the Fall of 2021. Based on Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville utilizing Nissan Stadium as a key venue for the event, the new Fall 2021 race date is dependent on the Tennessee Titans home schedule and thus will be confirmed and communicated as soon as the NFL schedule is available for us to work through with host city officials and stakeholders. Our team will continue to work hard developing and refining operational plans in a manner consistent with local community objectives and within the guidelines and recommendations set by public health entities as it relates to COVID-19. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Safe Return to Running guidelines will be updated as policies are refined and can be viewed here.

All registered participants should have now received an email with more information. If you are registered for the 2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville event and have not received this e-mail or have additional questions, please contact rnrnashville@runrocknroll.com.

We thank our participants for their continued understanding and look forward to returning to Nashville with a great event this Fall.

Liverpool: Updated

In light of recently announced UK Government guidelines as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and following discussions with Liverpool City Council, we regret to announce that the  2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & ½ Marathon, cannot take place on May 29 – 30, 2021 and has been rescheduled to  October 23 – 24, 2021. This includes the 2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k on Penny Lane, 5k, and 1 Mile Fun Run events. Participants that are registered for the event should have now received an email with further information. If you have not received an email or have additional questions, please contact us at  rnrliverpool@runrocknroll.com  for further assistance.
 

Our team will continue to develop and refine operational plans with local authorities and agencies in a manner that is consistent with local community objectives and follows guidelines and recommendations set by public health entities as it relates to COVID-19. While we are prevented from holding the event on the original date, we thank our participants for their patience and understanding as we work towards welcoming them back in October with an exceptional race experience.

San Diego, CA: Updated

We are pleased to share that Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego will return on Oct. 23-24, 2021. Our team will continue to work hard developing and refining operational plans in a manner consistent with local community objectives and within the guidelines and recommendations set by public health entities as it relates to COVID-19. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Safe Return to Running guidelines will be updated as policies are refined and can be viewed here.

All registered participants should have now received an email with more information. If you are registered for the 2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego event and have not received this e-mail or have additional questions, please contact rnrsd@runrocknroll.com.  We thank our participants for their commitment and look forward to returning to San Diego with a great event this October.

Seattle, WA: Updated

After evaluating the current status and impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with local officials, we regret to share that St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle cannot take place as originally scheduled on June 12-13, 2021 in the interest of both our participant and host community’s health and well-being. While this is a disappointing way to start the year, officials from Rock ‘n’ Roll and the City of Seattle feel confident the event will be better positioned for a strong return later this year. The new 2021 event date is currently being finalized with local officials and stakeholders and will be communicated as soon as possible. Our team will continue to work hard developing and refining operational plans in a manner consistent with local community objectives and within the guidelines and recommendations set by public health entities as it relates to COVID-19. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Safe Return to Running guidelines will be updated as policies are refined and can be viewed here.

All registered participants should have now received an email with more information. If you are registered for the 2021 St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle event and have not received this e-mail or have additional questions, please contact rnrseattle@runrocknroll.com.

We thank our participants for their continued understanding and look forward to returning to Seattle with a great event later this year.

Las Vegas, NV: Updated

Over the last several months, our team has been painstakingly working with various host city partners, stakeholders, the Las Vegas community, and local professional sports organizations on all potential event options that will best meet the needs of our participants and race community.

As a result of the efforts made by many both inside and out of our organization, we are pleased to share Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas will make its much-awaited return to The Vegas Strip on February 26-27, 2022 offering half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. This will mark the start of a new chapter with the event shifting from its traditional November date to an early-year event.

Moving to February will provide participants the same amazing experience of the biggest running party on the planet, with a few new twists along the way while allowing participants to truly own Vegas for the Rock 'n' Roll race weekend.

Our team will continue to work hard developing and refining operational plans in a manner consistent with local community objectives and within the guidelines and recommendations set by public health entities as it relates to COVID-19. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Safe Return to Running guidelines will be updated as policies are refined and can be viewed here.

All registered participants should have now received an email with more information. If you are registered for the 2020 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas event and have not received this e-mail or have additional questions, please contact rnrvegas@runrocknroll.com

We are looking forward to this new chapter for the event and cannot wait to welcome our participants back to Las Vegas with a great event next February!

New Orleans, LA: Updated

After further discussion and internal evaluation regarding the future of Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon and the March 6-7, 2021 race date, we have come to conclusion that we cannot viably operate the event in 2021. The event will now return on February 5-6, 2022.

All registered participants of the 2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon should have now received an email with further details. If you have additional questions or have not received the email with further information, please contact rnrneworleans@runrocknroll.com.

In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time globally, we recognize that this will come as a disappointment. We look forward to providing our participants with an exceptional experience at a future Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series event.

Phoenix, AZ: Updates

With the health and safety of our community being an utmost priority, and in alignment with local authorities in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon cannot take place as originally scheduled for Jan. 16-17. Based on internal evaluation and discussions regarding the viability of hosting the event in 2021, we have determined that Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona will return to the race calendar on Jan. 15-16, 2022. Participants that are registered for the event should have now received an email with further details. If you have additional questions, please contact rnraz@runrocknroll.com.

While we are prevented from holding the event in 2021, we thank our athletes for their understanding and look forward to providing them with an exceptional race experience in the future.

Santa Cruz: 2021 Update

Based upon internal evaluation and discussions regarding the viability of hosting the Santa Cruz Half Marathon in relation to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have determined that the event cannot take place in 2021. Race officials will continue to evaluate options for potential future events in the region. Participants that are registered for the event should have now received an email with further details. If you have additional questions, please contact santacruzhalf@ironman.com. We appreciate the support of our athletes who have made this a special event over the years.

Rock "n" Roll Programs

Limited Edition Medals

Based on the changes to our qualifying events (Capital to Coast, Southern Charm, Cheese Fries to Cheesesteak and Cali Combo Limited Edition Medals) in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to extend these medals into 2021 and allow our runners to qualify by running the affected events over multiple years. Please visit the Limited Edition Medals page to view the updated qualifying events.

TourPass

Based on the necessary changes to the 2020 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series schedule in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be extending the use of the 2020 TourPass through the 2021 schedule. You will be able to use any remaining credits from your 2020 TourPass for 2021 races as race registrations open. Please note that this extension only applies to 2020 TourPasses that were purchased on or before April 16, 2020.

Heavy Medals

Based on the necessary changes to the 2020 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series schedule in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to include all 2021 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series races as qualifying events for the 2020 Heavy Medals collection. All Marathon and Half Marathon distance events completed in 2020 and in 2021 will count towards the 2020 Heavy Medals.

In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time globally, we recognize that postponements may come as a disappointment but look forward to providing participants with an exceptional event experience in the future.

KiDS ROCK

With the health and safety of our community being the utmost priority and out of an abundance of caution to keep all kids as safe as possible in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to inform you that we will not be hosting any North American KiDS ROCK events for the remainder of 2020.

Participants that were registered for any KiDS ROCK event will be receiving an email. If you have additional questions, please contact kidsrock@runrocknroll.com.  

We encourage our participants to continue to find ways to stay active during these dynamic times and look forward to welcoming our KiDS ROCKERS back with a fun and safe event experience in the future.