Pearl to rock a block party for marathon. (Courtesy)
While marathoners will be running through the Pearl (303 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 300) on Sunday, the entire area will celebrate with a Rock N' Roll Block party.
But before the party gets started Sunday, Arcade Midtown Kitchen (303 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 111) is having a "Carb-it-Up" event which features a three-course meal for participants Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at $35 per person. Those who present their race bib will receive 10 percent off their meal.
On Sunday, Arcade will serve brunch from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., runners who present their finishing medals will receive a complimentary mimosa and 10 percent off of food.
The Boiler House Texas Grill and Wine Garden (312 Pearl Pkwy, building 3) will open at 8 a.m. and will offer a 15 percent discount on food for medal participants.
One Lucky Duck Juice and Takeaway (303 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 109) will offer a 10 percent discount for people in race gear and will feature a $5.50 recovery drink all day.
For spectators, Green Vegetarian Cuisine (200 E. Grayson, Ste 120) will be open early, and will offer free coffee to anyone that shows their medal.
Nao (312 Pearl Pkwy) will open a taco stand at the outdoor kitchen area during the race from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Shops at the Pearl will also have special hours.
As for music, (the most important part of the race) Louder Than Words and Year of the Snake will preform at the park from 6:50 a.m. to noon.
Free parking will be provided from guests underneath 281 off Grayson from Broadway and Pearl Parkway. The west parking lot and garage will be accessible to from N. St. Mary's via Grayson.