LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series 5K, 10K and half-marathon takes place in Las Vegas Saturday, Feb. 25, and Sunday, Feb. 26.
The race kicks off with a health and fitness expo at Resorts World that started Thursday. It’s the hub where racers will check in and pick up their items. The community is also invited to join in the free fun with live entertainment, photo opportunities, and displays of fitness apparel. It’s open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday.
People can still sign up for the 5K for $99 and if you’re a local you get a $20 discount. The 10K costs $215 with $30 for locals, and the half-marathon is $225 with $30 for locals.
Saturday, Feb. 25 – Race Day Schedule
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Health and Fitness Expo at Resorts World Las Vegas
5 p.m. – 5K start
Start Line: Las Vegas Blvd. and Carson Ave. in downtown Las Vegas
Finish Line: Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas
3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday night Fan Fest Experience at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
Closures for the 5K run will start Saturday, Feb. 25 starting at 8 a.m. and lasting until 10:30 p.m. Road closures include East Bridger Avenue from 3rd Street to Casino Center Boulevard, 3rd Street from East Bridger Avenue to East Carson Avenue, and Las Vegas Boulevard from Ogden Avenue to Bridger Avenue. Below is a full list of closures for Saturday:
On the night of the 5K run, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will have an all-new lineup of “Vegas-inspired” acts including DJ battles, aerial performers, interactive games, and more. For the Saturday night entertainment lineup, click here.
Sunday, Feb. 25 – Race Day Schedule
2 p.m. – Runners being to arrive – The Blue Man Group will perform at the start line and Cirque du Soleil’s Mad Apple will sing the national anthem.
4:30 p.m. – 10K and Half-Marathon start
During the weekend of the races, there will be a variety of road closures impacting parts of the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Las Vegas.
Road closures for the 10K and half-marathon start on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Road closures include East Flamingo Road from Koval Lane to I-15, Las Vegas Boulevard northbound from Tropicana Avenue to East Flamingo Road, and Las Vegas Boulevard southbound from Spring Mountain Road to East Flamingo Road. Below is the full list of closures for Sunday:
For more information and to register for the race, click this link.