READY TO RUN MUSIC CITY: 2020 ST. JUDE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL NASHVILLE MARATHON AND ½ MARATHON OPENS REGISTRATION

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2019) – On Monday, July 8, 2019 the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® will open registration for the 2020 St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll® Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon that will take place on April 25-26, 2020. The musically themed running event weekend offers a distance for everyone to mix the Music City honkytonks with the Beat in Their Feet™.  Interested participants can take advantage of early bird registration prices beginning on Monday, July 8, 2019 by visiting www.runrocknroll.com/Events/Nashville/Registration.

For twenty years, St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon has long been a favorite stop on the best-in-class running series tour, welcoming global visitors amidst a strong hometown contingent who know how to show a good time. Participants will experience everything the Music City has to offer with a vibrant course jam-packed with spectator support that takes runners through Nashville’s most famous locations including Broadway, Music Row, The Gulch and much more.

The musically-themed running event Bringing the Fun to the Run™ starts on Thursday evening, April 23, 2020 with a one-mile event. Infused with live bands and entertainment and spirited support throughout the course, the event continues Saturday with the Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K presented by Brooks along with the half marathon and marathon, concluded by a celebratory concert that embraces the Nashville music scene. The event will conclude on Sunday, April 26 with the return of the KiDS ROCK™ Nashville presented by YMCA of Middle Tennessee and Doggie Dash takes place on Sunday, April 26.

To register or learn more information on the St Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon, visit www.runrocknroll.com/Nashville. For more information on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, please visit www.RunRocknRoll.com. Media may contact press@runrocknroll.com.

About the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

The St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon will take place on April 25-26, 2020. Featuring many of Nashville’s best live bands on stages along the course, the musically themed road race annually attracts more than 30,000 runners. Saturday’s marathon, half marathon and 5K conclude with a finish line festival outside of Nissan Stadium. Race week kicks off with the two-day Health & Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24 at Music City Center.  The one-mile returns to Thursday night and the KiDS ROCK™ Nashville presented by YMCA of Middle Tennessee and Doggie Dash takes place on Sunday, April 26 at Nissan Stadium.  For more information, please visit RunRocknRoll.com/Nashville or follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter with hashtag #RNRNASHVILLE.

About Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is the world’s largest running series with more than 600,000 runners taking part in over 30 destination events around the world every year. Established in 1998, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series’ simple idea of making running fun has transformed both the U.S. and global running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish-line festival and Toyota Concert Series Headliner featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past performances including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, Flo Rida, the Goo Goo Dolls and Bret Michaels. Further information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series can be found online at www.RunRocknRoll.comand follow @RunRocknRoll on all social platforms.

About The IRONMAN Group

As part of Wanda Sports Group, The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series races, road cycling events including the Velothon® Series, mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon and The Sun-Herald City2Surf® presented by Westpac, trail running like Ultra-Trail Australia™, and other multisport races. IRONMAN’s events, together with all other Wanda Sports Holdings events, provide more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 230 events across 53 countries. For more information, visit www.ironman.com.About Wanda Sports Group

Wanda Sports Group is a leading global sports events, media and marketing platform with a mission to unite people in sports and enable athletes and fans to live their passions and dreams. We have significant intellectual property rights, long-term relationships and broad execution capabilities, enabling us to deliver unrivalled sports event experiences, creating access to engaging content and building inclusive communities. We offer a comprehensive array of events, marketing and media services through three primary segments: Mass Participation, Spectator Sports and Digital, Production, Sports Solutions (DPSS). Our full-service platform creates value for our partners and clients as well as other stakeholders in the sports ecosystem, from rights owners, to brands and advertisers, and to fans and athletes.

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