Dodge Brand Team Races To Virginia Beach

This weekend, the Dodge brand team will jousting Hurricane Earl for top billing at the shore when we arrive for the Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon. We’ll be cruising in from Michigan behind the wheel of the brand new 2011 Dodge Durango, and we’ll be letting all you spectators sneak a peak once we hit the beach. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for minute-by-minute coverage of this history-making weekend.


The Dodge Brand Races to the Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon, Reveals the All-new 2011 Dodge Durango
WHAT:
The Dodge brand team laces up their running shoes to compete in the “Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon presented by SunTrust” in Virginia Beach, Va., over the Labor Day weekend. In addition to being title sponsor of the Sunday, Sept. 5, race, the Dodge brand will proudly show off its all-new 2011 Dodge Durango as the official pace vehicle of the race.

The Dodge brand team will make their way to the race in a caravan of more than a dozen Dodge brand vehicles, including three all-new 2011 Dodge Durango SUVs. The caravan will leave the company’s headquarters in Auburn Hills on Thursday, Sept. 2, and travel to the Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon. Dodge brand fans and marathon supporters can go along for the ride via the Dodge brand Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dodge and the Dodge brand Twitter handle (@dodge).

The Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon is part of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, where bands stationed at every mile of the race keep runners and walkers energized, engaged and entertained. Approximately 20,000 marathon runners and walkers are expected to participate.

WHO:
Approximately 30 employee runners, including Ralph Gilles, Dodge Car Brand President and CEO, will compete in the half marathon.

WHERE & WHEN:
Dodge Brand Expo
The Virginia Beach Convention Center; Halls A, B & C
1000 19th St.
Virginia Beach, Va.
Fri., Sept. 3 12 – 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 4 9 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Start Line
The Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St.
Virginia Beach, Va.
Sun., Sept. 5 7:00 a.m.

Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Finish Line
On the oceanfront boardwalk, just north of 13th St.
Virginia Beach, Va.

Interview opportunities available with Ralph Gilles, Dodge Car Brand President and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC


  • GBD

    Well, what a nice surprise! I didn’t know you guys were going to be showing up in my own backyard, and with new Durangos, no less. I’ll definitely have to stop by!

  • http://www.challengernut.com/ 2011 Challenger

    2011 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Dodge. Hopefully great sales figures!