Thursday, September 25, 2014

RnR NOLA Finisher's Jacket

Thanks to an announcement today from the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon and 1/2 Marathon, area runners will have something more to consider when deciding between running the half and full distance on January 25th.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

You Should Be In Pictures

You probably haven’t noticed that one thing missing from my race recaps are pictures of me running. The reason for that is simple; I look like a beast when mid-stride. I don’t mean “beast mode,” I mean “villagers with torches” beastly. However, this October, you can put your pitchforks away.

Friday, September 19, 2014

2015 RnR NOLA Medal Reveal

Voting closed last Thursday in the contest to determine what this year's bling will look like for Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon finishers. Did you let your voice be heard in time? Did the design you liked the most get picked to hang around thousands of finishers' necks come January 25, 2015? The wait is over, and now's when you get to find out!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Holiday Half Challenge

Sprinting through the stores the day after Thanksgiving won't be the only challenge facing NOLA runners this holiday season. Yesterday, the New Orleans Track Club and the Smoothie King Big Easy Running Festival announced a partnership between their two signature winter half marathons and introduced the Holiday Half Challenge.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Run(ning) For It!

The Crescent City Classic yesterday announced their selection of 14 local charities to serve as the official Charity Partners of the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10K race, taking place in New Orleans on Saturday, April 4, 2015.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Bling Finalists Revealed

A couple weeks ago, the Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon solicited designs from fans for the 2015 finisher medal. As of a few moments ago, they posted the top three finalists to their Facebook page and voting is open for you to decide what the bling will look like on race day, January 25th!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

September 2014 Preview

Either you're a fan of summer and relish the heat and beach vacations that come along with it, or you're like me and don't get along with sand. Personally, I can't wait for the change of season and the arrival of football, monthly holiday gatherings, and runs that don't finish with me looking like I just went for a swim. While there's still several weeks left of heat and humidity, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel.