FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kool & The Gang to Headline
P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon
Live race results announced for spectators
Online registration closes January 4
PHOENIX, Ariz., (Dec. 18, 2007) – Musical sensation, Kool & the Gang,
will take the stage in celebration of the 5th anniversary P.F. Chang's Rock
'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon on Sunday, January 13, 2008 at
Tempe Beach Park.
Gates open at 5:00 p.m. followed by an opening act at 6 p.m. and Kool &
The Gang at 8:00 p.m.
All P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & ½ Marathon race participants
and volunteers receive free entry to the concert. Race participants gain
entry by presenting their race number at the door. Additional tickets and
special group packages are available online at Ticketmaster
www.ticketmaster.com through Jan. 10, or at the Health & Fitness Expo
on Jan. 11 and 12.
With a reputation for crowd pleasing favorites, Kool & the Gang has
brought a mixture of funk and jazz to the music scene since 1964. Kool
& the Gang has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and
influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like
Celebration, Cherish, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness and Open Sesame,
they've earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten
R&B hits and 31 gold and platinum albums.
Live Race Results Announced for spectators
Friends and family can now track a race participant's progress at the P.F.
Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & ½ Marathon online through Live Results
featured at www.RnRaz.com.
As runners and walkers cross timing mats along the marathon and half
marathon courses, timing chips, attached to the participants' shoes, will
record their time. The information is then posted on the Live Results page
at the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona website. Information on Live
Results will be placed on www.RnRaz.com by Friday, Jan. 4, 2008. Enter a
participant's name or race number for results.
Online Registration Closing
Organizers of the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & ½
Marathon urge runners and walkers to register now for the 5th anniversary
race, and save before online registration closes Friday, January 4, 2008.
This is the last opportunity for participants to receive the lower online
registration prices before they increase at the Health & Fitness Expo
on Friday, January, 11 and Saturday, January 12 at the Phoenix Convention
For more information or to register for the P.F Chang's Rock 'n' Roll
Marathon & ½ Marathon, visit www.RnRaz.com
About P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon
The P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona features live bands positioned at
each mile along both the 26.2 and 13.1-mile courses, creating a block party
atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. More than 35,000 runners
and walkers are expected to participate on the marathon and half-marathon
courses. The event concludes with an evening concert at Tempe Beach Park
featuring Kool & The Gang.
A two-day Health & Fitness Expo kicks off race week at the Phoenix
Convention Center On Fri., Jan. 11 and Sat., Jan. 12. All participants
visit the expo to pick up their race numbers and browse over 100 vendors
from the running and fitness industry.
To register for the race or for more information about the P.F. Chang's
Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon, visit www.RnRaz.com or
contact Elite Racing, Inc. at 800-311-1255.