Let's Rock n' Roll: Black Girls RUN! Virginia Beach & Las Vegas

Being runners has turned Ashley and I into serial planners and if you're a runner, you should be too. Summer isn't quite here yet, but that hasn't stopped us from planning for fall, because really, that's our most favorite time of the year. Black Girls RUN! is happy to announce we're taking part in the Rock N' Roll series this fall! We couldn't be more excited about running this series, let alone, having the opportunity to meet other BGRs!

What: Rock N' Roll Virginia Beach 1/2 Marathon When: September 4, 2011, 7 a.m. Where: Virginia Beach, VA (aka: Toni's hood) Why: Running + the beach = heaven The sacrifice:
1/2 Marathon Fees*:
  • $90 (through 5/31/11)
  • $110 (6/1/11 – 8/28/11)
  • $125 (at expo- if available)
  • $125 (through 5/31/11)
  • $145 (6/1/11 – 8/28/11)
Course Profile: The course is flat, fast and fun with a stunning boardwalk finish. Live bands and local cheerleader squads will be lined along the course. Temperatures should average in low the 60's and average in the high 80's. More: Register now to ensure entry. Use discount code 10RNRLV for $10 off your race fee. Please note that there will be price increase on May 31. We will also have a meet and greet/pasta dinner the night before the race. If you've never visited Virginia Beach, now's your time to check it out.

What: Las Vegas Marathon & Half When: December 4, 2011, 5:30 p.m. Where: Las Vegas, NV Why: What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. The sacrifice:
Half Marathon Marathon
May 31 – June 5 $130 $140
June 6 – Sept. 4 $140 $165
Sept. 5 – Nov. 27 $155 $175
Expo $175 $175
Course Profile: Both sides of the world famous Las Vegas Boulevard – also known as The Strip – will be closed to all vehicular traffic. Runners will own the Strip from start to finish. The full 13.1 miles of the half marathon course will be on the Strip and the marathon runners will be right alongside for nearly eleven miles! The marathon & half marathon will start together on Las Vegas Boulevard near Mandalay Bay and both will finish in the Mandalay Bay parking lot. More: Registration opens May 31. Use discount code 10RNRLV for $10 off your race fee. We will also have a meet and greet prior to the race. If you think you've experienced Las Vegas, just wait until you experience it with Black Girls RUN! Are you in?


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Susan Reese
Susan Reese

September 19, 2015

My name is Susan Reese. I am the volunteer coordinator for Rock n Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half Marathon. I’d like to invite members of BGR to volunteer for the race. We have volunteer opportunities starting Thursday, Nov 12 through race day, Sunday, November 15. My email address is lasvegas@RnRRaceCrew.com. I’ll send you a volunteer flyer with shift information. or you can get more information & sign up to volunteer at www.runrocknroll.com/las-vegas/volunteer. We already have a small group from Sacramento who are going to volunteer. Come join the fun!

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