For many a new year brings hope for a new lifestyle—a shift from the old and a boost in efforts to get healthier and happier. Let’s face it, this often involves getting our acts together to exercise but today, we can sweeten the deal for you!! The Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Series is coming to New Orleans and what better way to get your feet moving than coming to run in the best city on earth!
It’s all taking place the weekend of March 3-4, 2018 and whether you are registering to run the race or tagging along to be in the cheerleading section, you are going to love spending the weekend in New Orleans. Whether you are new to the marathon family or a veteran, we promise you’ll never experience a more exciting and fun race than the Rock “N” Roll Marathon Series. The race they put on has music that will literally keep your feet moving along! You’ll experience live bands and awesome music at mile markers all along the course and then find even more live bands, DJ’s, drum lines and more at the finish line. This year in fact, it’s going to be the popular group The Soul Rebels keeping the party atmosphere going at the finish line festival. The course is flat but fast and you’ll enjoy passing by some fantastic scenery, iconic landmarks and impressive historic homes.
For those whose hearts beat a bit too fast thinking about covering 26.2 miles, you can also choose a half marathon, 10K and even a 5K. Participants get a t-shirt, admission to the two-day health and fitness expo, exclusive finisher medal, a free beer at the finish line, gear bag, admission to the post-race concert and a ton of support along the way. Fuel up with some amazing food Mandina’s, the Canal Street Bistro, Katie’s, or Liuzza’s. Check out places like Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, the Aquarium of the Americas, or tour Mardi Gras World where the incredible floats are made and stored. Run, cheer, relax, see the sights, experience the food, and check out all that our amazing city has to offer!