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Runners race to live music during SPAC’s ‘Rock and Run’


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Runners of all ages rocked out during the Saratoga Performing Arts Center's "Rock and Run" on Sunday.

The yearly event held at Spa State park drew hundreds as 20 top local bands performed along the 5K, 10K and kids race routes and at the free post-race party on SPAC's lawn.

All proceeds from the event benefit SPAC's Vivienne Anderson program which hosts underserved children at classical performances.

"Since we first introduced the ‘Rock and Run' 5K three years ago, it has become a favorite among local runners, families and the community," said Marcia J. White, SPAC's president and Executive Director.

Bands and performers include:

  • The Acoustic Brotherhood
  • The Lazy Suns
  • Ramblin Jug Stompers
  • Drew Jacobs
  • Hard Soul
  • Bridgette Guerrette
  • M.R. Poulopoulos
  • Molly Durnin
  • Summer of Doug
  • Above the Flood
  • Rob Jonas
  • Erin Harkes
  • Zan Strumfield
  • Immune Friction
  • Pony in the Pancake
  • Black Mountain Symphony
  • The Dirt Cheap Band
  • Tamer Lane
  • Greg Irwin
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