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Get In The Game Spirit - Join The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon

Tie up your laces for the Zappos.com Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and ½ Marathon that returns to Las Vegas. Runners will span across all eight lanes of Las Vegas Boulevard in Early December as they compete to reach the finish line in the World’s Largest Nighttime Running Event. The entire strip will come to a stop for travelers and locals alike to cheer on their favorites. To learn more about the Marathon visit www.stripatnight.com.

Get ready to cheer on your favorite team as College Football Athletes compete in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas. The 2012 MAACO Bowl Las Vegas features the champion or first selection from the Mountain West Conference against the 5th selection from the Pac-12 Conference in Mid Dec. at Sam Boyd Stadium. The annual showcase has sold out for six of the last seven years with attendance of more than 40,000. The MAACO Bowl will be televised on ESPN and heard throughout the country and overseas on the Sports USA Radio Network. Learn more about the MAACO Bowl by visiting www.lvbowl.com.

For those who prefer cruising on white powder then you'll be thrilled to know that the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort is Open, and celebrating it's 50th Anniversary Season. Lifts and lift ticket offices, located at the base lodge, open at 9 a.m. Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the 30 trails as well as "The Strip", the area’s freestyle terrain park, and amenities such as Lee Canyon Sports and The Bighorn Grill. Upgrades for this historic season include a new quad chairlift, 14 new trails, a new locker room, a remodeled restaurant with an updated menu and an on-mountain grill.

By Melody Schubert

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To learn more about Zappos.com, Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon visit www.stripatnight.com.

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