Marathon Couples Find Marital Bliss “On the Run” on the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York

Wedding Kiss
During the evening hours of Sunday, Dec. 2, 22 couples said ‘I do” for the first time while 65 couples renewed their love for each other on the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York during the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon’s Run-Thru Wedding Ceremony

Couples were wed by Running Reverend Jaime Firzlaff during the three-minute ceremony before continuing on with the race. One couple renewing their vows celebrated their 50 anniversary and shined as a beacon of hope for newlywed couples.

Couple Kisses on Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York
Couple Kisses on Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York

About Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon
A Competitor Group event, the 2012 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon to Benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America will take over the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, December 2nd. Race participants enjoy the sights and sounds of lavish hotels, world-class entertainment and brassy nightlife for almost the entire 13.1-mile course. Throw in the infamous Running Elvi and a Run-Through Wedding Chapel, where participants can get married or renew their vows, and it’s one amazing event weekend that is more than just a marathon. For more information about Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas, visit or follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

About New York-New York
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of New York City, New York-New York offers all the excitement of the resort’s namesake, from the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil production Zumanity and the thrilling Roller Coaster to tantalizing restaurants including Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music.  New York-New York is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International. For more information and reservations, visit or call   toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.