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Valley Metro prepares for thousands of runners to pound the pavement this weekend in Tempe.

Below are the service impacts due to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon:

Bus route impacts
Saturday, Jan. 15

Sunday, Jan. 16

Light rail impacts

Rock 'n' Roll service information & map

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 14 & 15

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona expo is at the Phoenix Convention Center
  • Runners should use 3rd St/Washington or 3rd St/Jefferson light rail station

Saturday, Jan. 15 

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona 5K begins at 8 a.m. on Mill Avenue Bridge
  • Runners/spectators should use Mill Ave/3rd St light rail station for the race

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Races will take place between 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Runners participating in the Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K should exit at University Dr/Rural light rail station for start of race
    • Service will continue through race crossings in Tempe, but there may be slight delays to allow safe passage for runners. Please allow extra time to reach your destination.
  • The end point for all races is on Mill Avenue Bridge, so expect light rail to be more full around the downtown Tempe stops