Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

September 17, 2018

Des Linden (71:50) And Ethiopia's Shura Kitata (59:17) Win Rock 'N' Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon

Linden beat out Kellyn Taylor (72:07) while Parker Stinson (63:01) and Cam Levins (63:10) were 2-3 behind Kitata. *Discuss
August 04, 2017

Galen Rupp To Race Rock 'N' Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon On September 17

Rupp will use the race as a tuneup for Chicago.
February 25, 2015

Visit From Pope Francis Will Push Rock 'N' Roll Philadelphia Marathon Back To Saturday, October 31st

The race is normally on the third Sunday in September and is often used by a tune-up for elites racing Chicago or NYC.

September 19, 2014

RRW: Kara Goucher Sees Methodical Approach to Her Fall Racing

Goucher says her goal in RNR Philly as well as the NYC Marathon will be to run a solid race at her own pace. She isn't trying to run to win on Sunday.

September 19, 2014

Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Preview: Bedan Karoki vs. Dejen Gebremeskel, the Return of Kara Goucher, and a World Record Attempt for Deena Kastor

The men's field for Sunday's race is still strong even after Geoffrey MutaiStanley Biwott and Dathan Ritzenhein withdrew. Goucher is running this race in preparation for NYC but probably won't be a factor. LThe real question for American fans may be, 'Will Deena Kastor be the top American and will she get the master WR?' Pus, Bernard Lagat goes for the American 5k road record on Saturday morning. 

September 03, 2014

Deep Fields Set For Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon On September 21st: Geoffrey Mutai Faces Dathan Ritzenhein; Kara Goucher And Deena Kastor Lead The Women

Other top men include Shadrack Biwott, Jeffrey Eggleston and Scott Bauhs. Bernard Lagat is in the 5K on Saturday.

August 19, 2014

A rejuvenated Kara Goucher is ready to race again: "The passion is definitely back and I am excited for it to start"

An honest Goucher admits that at the end in Portland she was going through the motions, " running it out" as the "passion was kind of gone." Remotivated, she's going to race the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon in September and then New York (not announced but what else could it be?).