St. Petersburg, Florida -- Looks like it's the end of the line for the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in St. Pete after organizers decided to pull the plug on the event.
The marathon has been to St. Pete the past two years. Flo Rida was here in 2012 and Sean Kingston this year.
Turnout was down this year with about 6,500 participants.
Registered half marathon participants have the option of transferring to theSt. Pete Woman's Half Marathon, another Rock 'n' Roll race or getting a full refund.
Below is a statement regarding the decision which was posted on the Rock 'N Roll Marathon's website:
"Thank you for your interest in the Rock 'n' Roll St. Pete Half Marathon.After a careful evaluation, we have made the difficult business decision to cancel the 2014 Rock 'n' Roll St. Pete Half Marathon and focus our resources on the Women's Running Half Marathon and the TriRock Clearwater Triathlon. We thank our local partners, including the St. Petersburg Clearwater Sports Commission and the City of St. Petersburg, for all the hard work that has been accomplished over the past two years. St. Pete is a tremendous destination with an active endurance community, and we look forward to growing those two world-class events in the future. Registered half marathon participants will have the option of transferring to the Women's Running event in November or another Rock 'n' Roll race or getting a full refund."