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Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas announces new Saturday night 5k

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Aug 7, 2014

This fall, the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series is shaking up its biggest weekend in Sin City.

On Saturday, Nov. 15, the world's largest running organization will expand its iconic Las Vegas event weekend, adding the first ever Rock 'n' Roll 5k presented by SLS Las Vegas to complement its Sunday lineup of running events.

The 5k will start and finish at the new SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, featuring a 3.1-mile route that includes one lane of Las Vegas Boulevard.

The new event will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday night of the Rock 'n' Roll Running Festival Weekend, offering runners an opportunity to earn the Las Vegas 'Remix Challenge' Medal by completing two races.

Limited pre-sale registration for the Rock 'n' Roll 5k event will open on Aug. 6 at StripAtNight.com. All race participants receive a T-shirt, finisher's medal and exclusive access into restaurants and night clubs at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino anytime Saturday night after the race.

Additional event details, entertainment lineup and finish line concert headliner will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information about the virtual kickoff run or to register for the event, visit StripAtNight.com and follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.