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Presented by Dan Clark also known as Nitro of American Gladiator fame.

Every city of roses has its thorns, and this weekend they'll all be at the Rose Bowl. It's a stadium that's been hosting epic throwdowns before your mama's, mama was born.

With 5 Super Bowls, 100 Rose Bowls and 1000's of other colossal events, the world's best athletes have charged through the players tunnel as 100,000 cheering fans slammed to their feet.

But on Saturday, Oct 25th, 2014 -- YOU are the athlete. YOU will rumble down the players tunnel into the legendary stadium. YOU will have the chance to follow in the epic badassery that came before you.

Will you join the battle-hardened warriors of the past by conquering obstacles like Quads of the Gods, Polar Bear Plunge and the Beast?  Or will you be left crying in mud, sucking your thumb, asking for your momma?

To find out, grab all your friends, sign up now and join us in an epic rivalry that dates back to ancient Gladiators, a battle relived every year by Trojans and  Bruins alike. Sierra Nevada beer, food, rock'n roll and Gladiator Glory await! 

First wave goes off @ 7:30am. You select your wave time during the registration process.  Waves are capped at 500 runners. We recommend you arrive at least an hour before your wave time begins.

Wave times 10K*: 7:30, 8:00am, 8:30am, 9:00am.
Wave times 5K: 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm.

*10K waves are the competitive waves and eligible for awards.

Each wave consists of both men and women from every age group. You may register for any available wave regardless of your age.


So Cal - Pasadena
World Famous Rose Bowl


* Parking is $15.00 – so please carpool and bring correct change!

The city of Pasadena will take you there! Take the RT 51 bus, it passes every 22 minutes. Please visit www.cityofpasadena.net/artsbus for schedules or plan your route at Google Transit or at www.go511.net.

Route 51 Saturday Hours: Starts at 7:30am – 8pm
Frequency: Every 22 minutes
Trip Duration: 11 minutes (Memorial Park Station to Rose Bowl)
Fare: $.75




There is a mandatory $9 Insurance fee with your registration.


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* All courses subject to change