Competitor Group Offers $20 off Races Series Wide on 12.12.12

Competitor Group Offers $20 off Races Series Wide on 12.12.12

December 11th, 2012

Discount Available for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Women’s Half Marathon Series, Carlsbad 5000, TriRock Triathlon Series and Muddy Buddy Adventure Series; 12.12.12 Promotion Kicks Off the 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Tour

San Diego, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2012 – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced a $20 savings promotion for its races series wide, which will be available on December 12, 2012 (12.12.12). For one day only, participants can save $20 on races in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Women’s Half Marathon Series, TriRock Triathlon Series, Muddy Buddy Adventure Series and $10 on the Carlsbad 5000 race.

Additionally, the 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Tour schedule will be officially released in conjunction with the year-end discount.

The 12.12.12 promotion kicked off with a contest on Instagram to celebrate 12 days of unforgettable race moments of 2012. Fans on Facebook and Instagram submitted pictures for a chance to win a 2013 Tour Pass over the 12 days. Each day featured a different “Best Of” theme for the photo submissions and the 12 winners will be announced on 12.12.12, when the contest concludes.

“It’s a time of year when people are setting goals and focusing on fitness and many participants are eager to get their race schedule lined up for 2013,” said Bruce Revman, SVP of marketing for CGI. “It’s also important to find a great deal around the holidays and we want to celebrate our participants across all of our races and the start of the New Year by offering this special discount.”

The promotion will be applied automatically when registering between 12am-11:59pm PST on December 12. Most races are included in the $20 off deal, with the exception of the Rock ‘n’ Roll New York 10k which has a $12 discount and Carlsbad 5000 which is offering a $10 off promotion. All international races will have a €5 discount. Additionally, the promotion is limited to the first 1,000 registrants for Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco and first 5,000 registrants for Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas. Muddy Buddy participants can save $20 on team registration for a full 12 days from December 12, 2012 until 11:59pm PST on December 23, 2012.

No other coupons or discounts can be applied to the special registration offer. The 12.12.12 promotion is applicable towards the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon or Half Marathon options, as well as any races in the Women’s Half Marathon Series, TriRock Triathlon Series, Muddy Buddy Series. The discount does not apply to Bike Tour, Mini Marathon, GET FIT or Relay options, or KiDS ROCK and NFL Run Series races.

For more information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Women’s Half Marathon Series, TriRock Triathlon Series, Muddy Buddy Adventure Series please visit Competitor.com.

About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

Organized by Competitor Group, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is the ‘World’s Largest Running Series’ with more than 500,000 runners taking part in events around the world every year. Started in 1998, the simple idea of making running fun has transformed the U.S. running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. Today, the series of marathons and half-marathons has spread to more than 32 destination cities, drawing visitors from around the world.

Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo with more than 100 exhibitors offering samples and showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish line festival featuring some of the biggest names in music, with headliners like Pitbull, FloRida, Cheap Trick and Bret Michaels. For more information, please visit Competitor.com or follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

About the Women’s Running Magazine Women’s Half Marathon and 5K Series:

Operated by Competitor Group, the Lady Speed Stick® Women’s Half Marathon Series (WHM) is the largest women’s only half marathon series in the nation. Five events are scheduled for 2013 in Bloomington, Minn., Nashville, Tenn., Scottsdale/Tempe, Ariz., San Diego, CA., and St. Petersburg, Fla. The WHM Series awards all half marathon finishers an industry first, patent-pending two-in-one medal and charm. Finishers also receive a designer goodie bag and tech tee. All events in the series begin with a two-day, women-specific Health & Fitness Expo and finish with an outdoor party complete with food, music and white linen tablecloths. For more information, please visit womenshalfmarathon.com or facebook.com/womenshalfmarathon.

About Muddy Buddy Adventure Series benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Muddy Buddy Adventure Series is all about having a great time with your husband, wife, son, daughter or best buddy. Teams of two compete with or without a bike in an off-road adventure race with awesome obstacles, crazy costumes, one glorious mud pit and a hunger for having a ton of fun. The event’s signature finale is the giant mud pit, which all teams must crawl through before crossing the finish line. The event benefits the Prostate Cancer Foundation through their Athletes for a Cure program. For additional information, please visit MuddyBuddy.com.

About the TriRock Triathlon Series

The TriRock Triathlon Series is organized by Competitor Group, the creators of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. The series started in 2010 in San Diego, the birthplace of triathlon. Over the past two years, the TriRock Series has grown into one of the Nation’s premier multisport series, taking place in seven cities across the U.S. in 2013.  The triathlon events feature Olympic and Sprint distances with entertainment positioned along the race route.  Each event also features a finish line festival with a beer garden, free breakfast, red carpet finish and a post-race concert. TriRock is part of Competitor Group’s larger triathlon platform which includes The Nation’s Triathlon To Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society—reaching more than 20,000 participants collectively in the 2012 events. For more information, please visit TriRockSeries.com or follow @TriRockSeries on Twitter.

 

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