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explore Rock ’n’ Run It’s a party. It’s a race. It’s for everyone! by Waynette Goodson Today, running is the hottest ticket in fitness — and at P.F. Chang’s Rock ’n’ Roll Arizona Marathon and 1/2 Marathon, it’s also the hottest ticket in concerts. In January, about 25,000 revelers will gather in downtown Phoenix to kick off the races that have revolutionized running, with live bands at every mile mark along the course. And what a course! Runners of all ages and fitness levels weave through Phoenix, travel through super-swank Scottsdale, and then finish in the happenin’ college town of Tempe — making it the only Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon in the 32-race series that takes in three different cities. ★ Clockwise from top: starting line, guitar girl, elite runner Scott MacPherson, course band with runners, and team spirit 30 oCtober 2013 “At that time of year, it’s heaven,” says Josh Cox, the 2011 winner. “So much of the country is snowed out, cold, and bitter. But Arizona is the perfect place to be; it’s just the ideal temperatures.” It’s also the ideal vacation spot. The cooler temps are perfect for early morning training; then in the afternoon, it’s warm enough to hit the pool — or the golf course, the world-class spas, and luxe shopping. The race route has a reputation as a “winter

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - October 2013

Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Top Spas at Top Resorts
Wine & Dine: Mail-Order BBQ
Wine & Dine: Hard Cider
Golf: The TOURAcademy at TPC Sawgrass
Adventure: P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
Style Spotlight: School Colors
Diversions: City Ghost Tours
Gear Up: Just for Sports Fans
Down to Business: Columbus, Ohio
Chefs Tell: Smith & Wollensky
Charlotte USA
Travel Feature: Maui
US Airways: BE PINK Campaign
Down to Business: IPNav
Going the Extra Block: Philadelphia Neighborhoods
University Spotlight: University of Dayton
Best of Health: Miami Beach Foot and Ankle Surgery
Best of Living: Eagles Nest
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - October 2013