Rock ‘n’ Roll Elite Half Marathon Series lands in San Jose
Speed City, USA will host the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series San Jose on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022, as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Elite Half Marathon Series returns to the coast west.
Race weekend kicks off Friday, October 7 with the Health & Fitness Expo at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
“The United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series San Jose will feature one of the most competitive elite fields yet for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Elite Half Marathon Series.”
The series launched in February and aims to provide elite riders with the opportunity to showcase their talents and profile on a consistent series-wide basis. Elite runners compete for a share of a US$10,000 purse as well as the Elite Beat Rankings (EBR).
The women’s peloton will see the top four riders in the current Women’s Elite Series standings, all competing with Jane Bareikis (USA), Hirut Guangul (ETH), Kirsten Lee (CAN) and Ellie Stevens (GB) ready to take the line of start in the half marathon. The men’s field will feature the current second and third places in the men’s elite series standings with Justin Kent (CAN) and Arturs Bareikis (USA) set to compete.