Posted by: Joe English | June 9, 2009

Races — Rock N Roll Series adds Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans

mgm_nola_logoNEW ORLEANS, LA –Continuing with a theme of adding great party destinations to the Rock N Roll Marathon series, it was announced today that the Mardi Gras Marathon will become the next stop in the series. The new Rock N Roll Mardi Gras Marathon adds another partying town to host a Rock N Roll Marathon along with the recently announced Las Vegas version of the event.

Competitor Group and the New Orleans Track Club today announced the multi-year licensing agreement for the Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans today. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Series will add the Mardi Gras Marathon to its schedule of races, hosting the Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon & ½ Marathon in New Orleans on Sunday, February 28, 2010.

“This new partnership will allow our event to showcase its incredibly flat race course, highlight many of our city’s famous attractions, feature local musicians and will provide for continual growth of our local running community,” said Aaron Boudreaux, President of the New Orleans Track Club. “We are looking forward to hosting tens of thousands of runners and walkers from across the country so that everyone can see and experience what we already know – that New Orleans is the greatest running city in the world.”

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