Rock 'N' Roll San Antonio Marathon Boosts Economy

(San Antonio, TX) -- The Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon is a big money-maker. The Competitor Group, which runs the event, tells the "San Antonio Business Journal" the marathon last year created an economic impact of more than 34-million dollars. The report suggests the marathon filled more than 20-thousand hotel rooms and generated almost two-million dollars in new tax revenue and other tourism-tied fees.