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2021 Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon events canceled

The marathon and half-marathon scheduled for Jan. 16 and 17 has been canceled due to public health concerns related to COVID-19.
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Runners participate in the 2015 Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon in Phoenix Jan. 18, 2015. Still image taken from 12 News file video.

ARIZONA, USA — The 2021 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon has been canceled due to public health concerns related to COVID-19. 

The marathon and half-marathon were originally scheduled for Jan. 16 and 17. It will return to the race schedule for Jan. 15 and 16, 2022. 

Participants who registered for the even will receive an email with with more details. 

A statement from organizers said: 

While we are prevented from holding the event in 2021, we thank our athletes for their understanding and look forward to providing them with an exceptional race experience in the future.