LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE: Approximately 35,000 registered runners from age 12 to 78 took to The Las Vegas Strip for the 11th running of the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon. The biggest and best night running event in the world gave runners a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run under the lights of the famed Las Vegas Boulevard, serving as the only private event to shut down The Strip At Night.
In the marathon, Tommy Rivers Puzey (Flagstaff, Ariz.) took first-place, clocking a time of 02:28:04. Jacob Krolick (Canyon, Texas) was second with a time of 02:31:25 and Meng-Tsung Chu (Colorado Spring, Colo.) followed in third place finishing in 02:32:09. Heather Bray (Amsterdam, NLD) was the women’s champion with a final time of 03:13:00 with Emily Rollins (Franklin, Tenn.) next behind her at 03:19:42 and Jennifer Creps (Hilliard, Ohio) rounded out the podium in 3:25:11.
In the half marathon, Tyler Day (Flagstaff, Ariz.) took the crown with a 01:03:48 effort. Harvey Edward Nelson (Flagstaff, Ariz.) earned second with a time of 01:03:55 while third-place went to Patrick Rizzo (Colorado Springs, Colo.) with a time of 01:07:15. Brittney Feivor (Scottsdale, Ariz.) won the women’s race with a time of 01:13:20. In second-place was Angie Nickerson (Cedar City, Utah) in a time of 01:17:25 and Jessie Vickers (Portland, Ore.) rounding out the podium with a time of 01:17:46
The Humana Rock 'N' Roll Marathon is rolling in to Las Vegas on Nov. 16 and 17.
The weekend will include a marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K.
Parts of Las Vegas Boulevard will be closed during the races, all the information you need to know can be found here.
The weekend will be full of entertainment including a concert by Kesha, after parties and more.
For more information or to register for the event visit Rock 'n' Roll Marathon's official website.
Detours and road closures are expected from approximately 2:30 to 11 p.m. on Nov. 17. The route detours are listed below. For more detour information, visit rtcsnv.com.
DEUCE ON THE STRIP AND STRIP & DOWNTOWN EXPRESS (SDX) There will be NO service on Las Vegas Boulevard between downtown Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay. The Deuce will serve temporary stops along Paradise and the SDX will serve temporary stops along Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Drive (Industrial). Deuce service in downtown will be accessible on Stewart Avenue, two blocks north of the Fremont Street Experience. The Las Vegas Premium Outlets North and South, the Bonneville Transit Center (BTC) and the South Strip Transit Terminal (SSTT) will continue to be served. Partial detours along Las Vegas Boulevard (The Strip) will begin at 9 a.m. Follow signage instructions posted at bus stops.
ROUTE 104 will be on detour south of Tropicana. There will be no service in the Russell Road/Las Vegas Boulevard area.
ROUTE 108 will be on detour between St. Louis and Bonneville, using primarily Maryland Parkway instead of Paradise.
ROUTE 109 will be on detour between Charleston and the Bonneville Transit Center (BTC). Route will remain on Maryland Parkway up to Stewart to serve segments not served by Route 208.
ROUTE 113 will be on detour in the downtown area. The nearest stop for the Fremont Street area will be near Las Vegas Boulevard and Stewart.
ROUTE 119 will not be accessible along Spring Mountain at Las Vegas Boulevard. The nearest access to the Strip will be along Paradise. Route will end at Tropicana.
ROUTE 201 (MAJOR DETOUR) service will be disrupted between I-15 and Swenson. The nearest access to Las Vegas Boulevard will be at Tropicana and Dean Martin.
ROUTE 202 (MAJOR DETOUR) service will be disrupted between Valley View and Howard Hughes. The nearest access to Las Vegas Boulevard will be at Flamingo and Howard Hughes. Expect east-west trips to take longer than regularly scheduled.
ROUTE 203 will be on detour between Mel Torme and Paradise. The nearest access to Las Vegas Boulevard will be at Spring Mountain and Mel Torme near Fashion Show Mall (for eastbound) and on Desert Inn at Channel 8 Drive or at Spring Mountain and Valley View (for westbound). Expect east-west trips to take longer than regularly scheduled.
ROUTE 206 will be on detour in the downtown area between Rancho and Maryland Parkway. There will be no service on Charleston between Maryland Parkway and Rancho Drive. Expect trips between the BTC and Charleston to take longer than regularly scheduled.
ROUTE 207 will be on detour in the downtown area. Route will use Main Street between Bonneville and Stewart. There will be no service in the medical district (UMC). The closest stop for the medical district will be Alta at Shadow Lane.
ROUTE 208 will be on detour in the downtown area. There will be no service on Clark or Bonneville from the BTC to Maryland Parkway. Route will use Main Street to Stewart to Maryland Parkway.
ROUTE 215 will be on detour in the downtown area between the BTC and Stewart at 4th St. Route will use Main Street between Stewart and the BTC.
BOULDER HIGHWAY EXPRESS (BHX) will have disrupted service in the downtown area. The closest stops to the downtown hotels will be at the BTC and Stewart near 4th Street.
CENTENNIAL EXPRESS (CX) (MAJOR DETOUR) will not serve the Fremont Street area. The closest stop will be at the BTC. The nearest access to the Strip will be on Mel Torme Way near Fashion Show Mall.
DOWNTOWN & VETERANS MEDICAL CENTER EXPRESS (DVX) will be on detour in the downtown area between the BTC and US-95. Route will use Main Street between the BTC and Stewart.
HENDERSON & DOWNTOWN EXPRESS (HDX) will have interrupted service in the downtown area. The closest stops to the Fremont Street area will be at the BTC or near Las Vegas Boulevard and Stewart.
SAHARA EXPRESS (SX) eastbound will be on detour between Rancho and Paradise. Westbound will be on detour between Paradise and Teddy. There will be no service along Sahara between Palace Station and Paradise. The closest stop to Las Vegas Boulevard (the Strip) will be at Paradise. Expect east-west travel in this area to take longer than regularly scheduled.
WESTCLIFF AIRPORT EXPRESS (WAX) will be on detour in the downtown area between the BTC and US-95. Route will use Main Street between the BTC and Stewart. Route will not serve Tropicana at Las Vegas Boulevard. To access Las Vegas Boulevard (the Strip), use either the Deuce on the Strip or the SDX from the BTC.