Get that training started back up and the running shoes dusted off as one of the most popular marathon’s in the valley is making its return.
The 2021 Arizona Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but mark your calendar as the Arizona Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon returns to metro Phoenix in January.
The Arizona Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon will be held Jan. 15-16. Running distances available include the full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K.
Registration tickets are now on sale and are expected to sell out. Regular registration prices for the event run from $49 for the 5K and up to $129 for the full marathon.
“Our Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona ambassador team has been attending group runs and events, and we have seen the excitement our community has for the return of Rock ‘n’ Roll to the Valley,” Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Ambassador Jeremy Heath said in a press release.
“Runners are ready to experience everything Rock ‘n’ Roll has to offer once again, and they’re itching to get to the start line.”
The annual marathon draws more than 25,000 runners to the area and tens of thousands more spectating the event.
Runners get to take in the gorgeous landscape the Phoenix metro area as they run, including the red rocks of Papago, while of course enjoying great music and entertainment along the way.
The Phoenix marathon will serves as the kickstart to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series, which is considered the world’s largest running series, with races taking place in cities around the country and world including Las Vegas, Washington D.C., New Orleans, Nashville, Estado de México and Madrid.