Speed Project 4.0: new record set in L.A. to Las Vegas ultra relay

April 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

French team blasts through desert scorcher to win unorthodox relay challenge


Running alone

February 13th, 2018 by Rusty Smith | Posted in Musings of a Veteran Runner | No Comments »

“I’ve run in several international events but going from training on a rural road in Alberta to being corralled in with 35,000 crazies in Las Vegas can be a bit of a shock”


Run Calgary assembles stacked team for “on foot, no rules” desert ultra

December 1st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Speed Project is an ultra relay between Los Angeles and Las Vegas


Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon moves start line after mass shooting

October 31st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

The marathon start line has been moved approximately one mile north


The Speed Project: America’s crazy ultra relay you’ve never heard of

March 9th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

This unofficial event is in its third year with more teams (including many Canadians) flocking to the U.S. to test each other.


Rock ‘n’ Roll Vegas video embodies spirit of race in fun six-minute clip

November 17th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Destination Race, Racing, Running videos, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ever wonder what it’s like to run a Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon with the legendary Meb Keflezighi?


Interactive map: Take a tour of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half-Marathon

July 27th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Destination Race, Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Interested in doing a fall half-marathon? Head to the Vegas strip in November and run the city’s Rock ‘n’ Roll race. There’s no doubt that this is an entertaining one! Don’t believe it? Check out this virtual tour of the course!


World’s Toughest Mudder: Two days of mud, sweat, and pain to begin Saturday

November 12th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Thousand of competitors will be in Las Vegas on Saturday for the World’s Toughest Mudder, which celebrates the worldwide obstacle course community and “Mudder Nation.” The extreme obstacle course challenge is designed to determine the […]


Kid Rock to headline Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon

August 7th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Michigan rap-rock-country singer Kid Rock will kick off this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, Competitor Group announced today. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas has become one of the most anticipated running events […]


Canadian Cathy Cullen on her Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas win

November 20th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Elite Q+A | 1 Comment »

Cathy Cullen of Winnipeg won the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas marathon over the weekend in 2:56. The elementary school teacher has now run six marathons, the recent win being her first win since […]


Weekend running highlighted by flashy destination events

November 17th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Two festive events led the destination race news over the weekend, showcasing some flashy sides of the United States. In Las Vegas, Nev., the Rock ‘n’ Roll Series hosted one of their highlight events […]


Snoop Dogg to headline Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas running festival

August 13th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In an exciting clashing of worlds, rap artist Snoop Dogg has been announced as the headlining artist at the Rock ‘n’ Roll running festival in Las Vegas this fall. Snoop Dogg — sometimes known […]