Savannah to host Rock 'n' Roll marathon, half marathon

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and half marathon are coming to Savannah next year. Hundreds of people came Wednesday morning to the Johnson Square on Bull Street to hear the announcement.

The event is set for Nov. 5, 2011. The running events feature music and cheerleaders at each mile, a finish line festival and concert and a two-day health and fitness expo, according to the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon website.

More than 20,000 runners are expected to take part in the race, which means thousands of dollars coming into the city.

For more information or to register for the half marathon or marathon, go to the marathon's website.

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