Live race coverage and results of P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon
Posted Jan 17 2010 7:08am
An estimated 30,000 runners will take to the street of Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe, Arizona as part of the annual P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon.
The marathon and half marathon are run on two separate courses however a total of 70 live bands will play on 39 Stages during the course of the race. Almost 5,000 volunteers will aid the runners along the course.
"Prize money is slightly lower this year: $17,500 for the marathon winners, $10,000 for second and $5,000 for third.
Ethiopians own eight of the 12 marathon titles although they were
shut out last year when Kenya's Moses Kigen edged Ethiopian Tekeste
Kebede by a half-second in 2:10:36. Among the women, Ukraine's Olena
Shurkhno relegated Ethiopian Selomie Getnet to a third consecutive