The 2014 Rock N' Roll Philadelphia race announced the inaugural 5k to be held on Saturday, the day before the Rock N' Roll Half Marathon. Deena Kastor will be pacing 8 minute miles for the 5k race! Both Kara Goucher and Deena Kastor will be running on Sunday.
Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) also announced their partnership with GovX.com, the largest online ticketing service for U.S. military members, law enforcement personnel, first responders and related government employees. Special registration pricing is now available to the aforementioned people for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Women’s Running Series and Events DC Nation’s Triathlon.
"GovX.com’s proprietary online verification technology will allow CGI to easily extend privileged online race registration discount to U.S. Military service members, law enforcement personnel, first responders and related government employees, along with their families. The GovX.com online verification system is fast, accurate and simple to use. Once verified, users enjoy significant savings on sports and event ticketing and thousands of products and services offered exclusively to them. To date, more than three million service men and women have access to the GovX.com online discounts, content and community."
This year for the first time, limited VIP upgrades were available for $70, including a race day VIP upgrade, which sold out. Those who upgraded to race day VIP are offered a continental breakfast, private restrooms and gear check and a buffet- style brunch after the race. Additionally, VIP participants can have a post-race massage and stretching area and shuttle back to the headquarter hotel.
The Rock N' Roll Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, September 21st starting at 8:00am on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The 5k will be held on Saturday, September 20th at 8am. Spots are still available. Register here!