Rockin’ and Rollin’ For a Cure

The Rock ’n’ Roll Half-Marathon, benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is set to take place March 25, in Dallas. Individuals, two-person relay teams, racing wheelchair contestants and walkers can all participate and each will receive a swag bag with a T-shirt and timing tag.

The event begins with the wheelchair start at 7:55 a.m., followed by the individual and the two-person relay at 8 a.m. Themed aid stations, live bands and cheer squads will be strategically placed along the course to enlighten the race experience. Each runner receives a finishing medal and awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers in each category.

After crossing the finish line, runners can reunite with family and friends at the festival in the Family Reunion area, where music, food and beverages will be available. At 11 a.m. a free post-race concert will begin.

Participant swag bags can be picked up at the Health and Fitness Expo at the Dallas Convention Center on March 23 or 24, where more than 80 exhibitors will be showcasing products and offering samples. The expo is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., March 23 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 24.

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

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