The San Jose Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon races through downtown San Jose this Sunday, October 2. The festivities begin Friday with the Health & Fitness Expo at the McEnery Convention Center. The expo features over 60 exhibitors offering free samples, showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health & nutritional information and much more. You can pick up some last-minute race essentials before race day. All runners must visit the expo to pick up their race number, swag bag and t-shirt. The expo is free to the public, and will be open Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
The half marathon starts Sunday morning at 8:00 am on W. Santa Clara Street near the Axis high-rise, on the corner of Almaden Blvd. The 13.1 mile course winds through downtown San Jose as it heads to the Rose Garden before returning back to Cesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose. Along the way, 14 bands will entertain runners and cheerleaders alike. After the race, enjoy the sounds of Big Head Todd and the Monsters.
Be aware of road closures. For a complete course map and list of road closures, please visit http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/san-jose.
What: San Jose Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo
When: Health & Fitness Expo – Friday, September 30, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and Saturday, October 1, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon – Sunday, October 2, 8:00 am start time
Where: Health & Fitness Expo – San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 W. San Carlos Street in downtown San Jose
Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon
Start Line: W. Santa Clara Street near Almaden Blvd.
Finish Line: Cesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose