Skate Event News

The latest Planet news and stories about inline skating events, listed in reverse order of publication:
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Nov. 9, 2010
Geust Editorial
Stop Whining!
Team Safe's Paul Sargenti says skaters won't have any events left if we don't stop complaining.
Guest editorial

April 15, 2008
Montreal Series Rolls Into 2nd Year
Four multi-race events make up the 2008 Quebec Roller Cup.
Forum announcement

April 11, 2008
Skaters Only at Golden Gate Park
Contrary to earlier reports, the course for the San Francisco Inline Marathon will be closed to everyone, but skaters.
Forum announcement

April 3, 2008
Racing at the Velodrome
Four events make up the IndySpeed series at the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis.
Forum announcement

March 31, 2008
Chesapeake Bay Asthma Roll
Skate for a cause as part of the Chesapeake Bay Asthma Ride and Inline Roll (May 31-June 2).
Forum announcement

March 19, 2008
Minnesota Grand Prix Announced
The 2008 edition of the inline race series includes 12 events in the Upper Midwest.
Forum announcement

California Series Canceled
Citing money woes, CORA has axed the 2008 California Cup Inline Racing Series, though not the Napa Inline Marathon.
Forum announcement
Skate Event Calendar

March 18, 2008
Dates Set for Trexlertown Races
Five events from May to September will make up this year's Eastern Seaboard Series in Pennsylvania.
Forum announcement
2008 Skate Event Calendar

Feb. 26, 2008
Rolling the Coast
Once again this year, skaters will be part of the 100-mile Pacific Century Coastline tour of Southern California (June 21).
Forum announcement
Skate Event Calendar

Feb. 19, 2008
Events Added to the 2008 Calendar
May 3 - Marathon Through the Gardens
May 9-11 - SkateDC Weekend
May 11 - Montreal Inline Marathon
Oct. 5 - Parkinson Half Marathon

Feb. 14, 2008
Bont Sweetens the Pot!
The Australian skate maker pledges $5000 for NROC's cash purse.
Planet story
NROC web site

Half Marathon Slated for St. Michael, MN
The Aug. 16th event is part of the Minnesota Grand Prix race series.
Forum announcement
2008 Event Calendar

Feb. 11, 2008
NROC 'n' Roll!

Say hello to the home page for the National Roller Cup and sign up for an NROC event today!
NROC home page
Sign up!

Feb. 4, 2008
Back to Back in Indiana
The Great Race will again include two skate events this Memorial Day weekend: a 10K and the Amish Country Half Marathon.
Skate Event Calendar

Jan. 30, 2008
Roll the Goodwood
This year's skate marathon on England's historic Goodwood Motor Circuit is set for Aug. 10.
More info

Jan. 24, 2008
Rolling for a Cause
CORA is organizing a 450-mile Skate Against Violence from San Francisco to Santa Monica, April 14-17.
2008 Event Calendar

Jan. 22, 2008
Ohio Half Set for June
The Colombia Station Half Marathon joins two other Midwest events on the last weekend of June.
More info

Jan. 17, 2008
Badger Ambles Into NROC!
The Badger State Inline Marathon becomes the sixth event to join the new race series.
Planet story
NROC Fact Sheet

Jan. 11, 2008
Road Rash Signs Up!
The Texas Road Rash will be the second event of the National Roller Cup inline racing series.
Planet story
NROC Fact Sheet

Jan. 3, 2008
24hrs Inline Set for September
This year's edition of the 24-hour endurance and relay race in Montreal will start on Sept. 6.
More information
Skate Event Calendar

Dec. 12, 2007
NROC Revealed!
The National Roller Cup won't just be for pro racers. ... Get ready to rumble, fitness skaters!

NROC Fact Sheet
Download Fact Sheet PDF

Nov. 27, 2007
Event News
New Marathon Announced!
The Miami International Inline Marathon will be part of the Palm Beach Challenge in January.


Race on the Base
This February event on the runways of a Southern California military base promises smooth rolling.
2008 Event Calendar

Nov. 21, 2007
NROC Unveiled!
Get ready for exciting times in 2008 with the arrival of NROC, the National Roller Cup, brought to you by the Inline Planet.

NROC announcement

Nov. 19, 2007
Another Marathon for California
Inline March Madness, a late winter indoor event in Sacramento County, will conclude with an outdoor skate marathon.
2008 Event Calendar

Nov. 14, 2007
California Cup
CORA announces the details of next year's California Inline Racing Series.
2008 Event Calendar

Races Galore!
Skaters will have ample opportunity to race in North America next year: already 26 marathons crowd the calendar.
2008 Event Calendar
Forum: Where Do We Go From Here?

Nov. 13, 2007
Great EsSkate Tweaks Format
Skate weekend hopes to draw more new skaters with less intimidating options.

Planet story

Nov. 12, 2007
San Francisco Event Moves to May
The San Francisco Inline Marathon has moved from summer to spring and from the Presidio to Golden Gate Park.
Calendar listing
2008 Event Calendar

Nov. 9, 2007
New Date for St. Paul
The Saint Paul Inline Marathon moves up two weeks to avoid a conflict with the Republican National Convention.
2008 Event Calendar

Centennial Skate Set for July
The 2008 Spokane Centennial Trail Skate, which includes a marathon and 10K, will be on July 27.
More info

Oct. 30, 2007
Squirrel Roll
The Squiggy Classic Inline Weekend (March 7-9) will include team and individual time trials and a half and full marathon.

2008 Event Calendar

Oct. 24, 2007
Busy Weekend in Wisconsin
The Big Granite and Badger State inline marathons will share a weekend next year.

2008 Event Calendar

Oct. 22, 2007
Date Change for a2a
A conflict with a Georgia Bulldogs football game moves up the date for the 2008 Athens to Atlanta Road Skate by one week.
2008 Event Calendar

Oct. 17, 2007
Date Set for St. Paul
North America's second largest inline marathon will be held on Aug. 17th next year.
2008 Event Calendar
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Oct. 11, 2007
Full Weekend for Houston
A half day of indoor racing in nearby Spring, TX, will precede next month's Houston Inline Marathon.

Great EsSkate Sets a Date
USA's largest weekend skate party will be Feb. 8-10 in Miami.
2008 Event Calendar

Oct. 9, 2007
More Dates for '08
Here are the latest additions to the 2008 Event Calander: Callaway Gardens marathon, May 17; Road America, June 7; and the Athens to Atlanta Road Skate, Oct. 12.

2008 Event Calendar
Add Your Event!

Oct. 5, 2007
Squiggy Canceled?
A dispute over money threatens to scratch the Squiggy Classic inline marathon in Florida.

2008 Event Calendar

Mexican Race Holiday Organizers are again offering free room and board to U.S. and Canadian skaters who attend their track and road event in Chiapas.
2008 Event Calendar

Oct. 2, 2007
More Dates for 2008
Next year's Big Granite Inline Marathon is set for June 21; Houston II (Houston I is next month) will likely be Nov. 1 and 2.

2008 Event Calendar
Add Your Event!

Sept. 27, 2007
Date Set for Ottawa Festival
The 2008 Ottawa Inline Skating Festival, which includes a marathon and shorter distances, will be Sept. 7.
2008 Event Calendar

Sept. 26, 2007
Napa on the Move
The Napa Valley Inline Marathon will have a new course next year, still in Wine Country, but on smoother pavement closer to San Francisco.
2008 Event Calendar

North of the 49th Rolls on in 2008
One of North America's oldest skate marathons will roll into its 11th year on Aug. 24, 2008 in Winnipeg.
2008 Event Calendar

Sept. 25, 2007
New York Avoids Berlin
To draw more European racers, organizers of the NYC Skate Marathon and 100K are moving the event up a week next year to avoid a conflict with the Real Berlin Marathon. The 2008 date is Sept. 20.
2008 Event Calendar

Badger Marathon Set for June
Next year's edition of the Badger State Games Inline Marathon will be June 29th in Portage, WI.
2008 Event Calendar

Sept. 21, 2007
More Marathons for 2008
Organizers have set dates for three more races: the Squiggy Inline Classic, March 9; Texas Road Rash, April 6; and the Chicagoland Inline Marathon, July 26.
2008 Event Calendar
Add Your Events!

Sept. 19, 2007
2008 Starts to Take Shape
Organizers have set dates for four Midwest races: Baxter, July 14; Hermantown, July 19: Hayward, Aug. 9; and Northshore, Sept. 13.
2008 Event Calendar
Add Events to the Calendar!

Sept. 18, 2007
Little Bump for Northshore
North America's largest inline marathon got a little bigger this year: 3710 skaters registered, 28 more than last year.
Planet story
More Event News

Sept. 11, 2007
Extreme Cash
A $10,000 grand prize will be up for grabs at the AIL World Championships, Sept. 28-30, in Tehachapi, CA.
Sept. Event Calendar

Rolling the Silver Strand
Skaters will once again be part of the mix in the Silver Strand Half Marathon (Nov. 11) in San Diego.
More info
2006 Silver Strand race report
Forum: Fix the Finish?

Sept. 10, 2007
It's a Go for Houston
The Houston Inline Marathon Weekend is set for Nov. 3-4, making it the last full marathon of the season.
Event Calendar

Aug. 30, 2007
Event News
Big Apple Bummer
Thieves make off with more than 150 skate club T-shirts during the Big Apple Roll.

Aug. 21, 2007
The Mouse Roars
Disney makes it official and cancels the third largest inline marathon in North America.

Planet Story
Forum Discussion

Bounty on Women's Mark
Women get 10,000 reasons to break their not so incredible record in Duluth.
Planet Story

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