01 Sep '13, 2pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Series Eliminates North American Elite Athletes Program

From there, the Rock ‘n’ Roll brand grew steadily, driven by Murphy’s proven formula of generating positive economic impact for cities (an independent analysis by a University of San Diego economics professor, Dr. Kokili Doshi, determined that the first event generated a whopping $78.7 million in economic activity). The series added another marathon in 2000, under the “Country Music” name, in Nashville, Tenn., and a half-marathon in Virginia Beach under the Rock ‘n’ Roll brand in 2001. Another marathon and half-marathon was added in Phoenix in 2004; a half-marathon in San Jose, Calif., in 2006; and a marathon and half-marathon in San Antonio, Texas, in 2008. The events always featured large elite fields and some of the world’s best athletes –Deena Kastor, Haile Gebrselassie, Paul Tergat, Duncan Kibet, Fatuma Roba, Edna Kiplagat, and Meb Keflezighi– all ran in Rock ‘n’ Roll...

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