Rock On for the Cure

The Rock ’n’ Roll Half-Marathon, benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is set to take place March 24, in Dallas. Individuals, two-person relay teams, racing wheelchair contestants and walkers can all participate. The marathon is a certified course and a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.

The 13.1-mile event begins with the racing wheelchair start

at 7:55 a.m., followed by other participants at 8 a.m. Themed aid stations, live bands and cheer squads will be placed along the course. Each runner receives a finishing medal and awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in each category.

Runners can reunite with family and friends in the Family Reunion area where music, food and beverages will be available. A free post race concert featuring Andy Grammer will begin at 11 a.m. At the free Health and Fitness Expo at the Dallas Convention Center on March 22 or 23, more than 80 exhibitors will showcase products and offer samples.

Location: Young and S. Griffin St., Dallas. For more race and registration info, visit

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