Seattle Rock And Roll Marathon Kicks Off In Full Spirits

June 26th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
Rock And Roll MarathonSeattle, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Entertainment and fun-filled Seattle Rock and Roll marathon 2010 kicked off on Saturday morning with over 27,000 runners taking part in the event. The Seattle Rock and Roll marathon 2010 is a noble initiative which shall have all funds collected and donated over to the American Cancer Society.

Keeping up the fervor of the last year marathon, the event witnessed the participation of popular music bands who performed it for the crowd right across the streets of Seattle. The Seattle Rock and Roll marathon 2010 had both half marathon as well as full marathon events for both men and women.

The runners started off from the Foster Golf Links in the Tukwila community area and shall reach the finish line at the Qwest Field which is the home ground to NFL team Seattle Seahawks. This year the Seattle Rock and Roll marathon has pulled in a record number of participants who are all eager to make it to the finish line. Last year, more than 15,000 runners were able to make it to the end of the race and the organizers believe that this year the number is going to increase. Some of the runners have already given up running while some are still trying to make it to the finish line.

Many of the runners were reported to have reached the Puget Sound waterfront area which is close to the finish line of the marathon. The Seattle Rock and Roll marathon 2010 is also hosting a race for runners in wheel chairs. After the runners reach the finish line, a post race concert shall have the popular music bands performing for the crowd.

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