Rock 'n' Roll Marathon course to be announced

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah will find out Tuesday where athletes from around the world will be rocking through the city's streets.

Before the final Rock 'n' Roll Marathon course is announced, Savannah Neighborhood Associations were informed that the marathon will be will running through their streets on Nov. 5. One of those neighborhoods is historic Gordonston.

Residents say it's a chance for them to show their southern hospitality and showcase our city.

"We are excited the event is coming in town and we can sit in our front yard and watching it come through this beautiful neighborhood," said Carey Ferrara of Gordonston.

"We are highlighting the city of savannah and their neighborhoods to 15,000 runners from around the country and the world and we hope they show the southern hospitality savannah is known for," said event director Malain McCormick.

The course will be officially announced during a kickoff party from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fleet Feet on Waters Avenue.

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