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Gladiator Rock'n Run - Rose Bowl

  • Rose Bowl Rose Bowl Dr Pasadena, CA, 91103 United States (map)



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 17th, 2015 -- 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:

  • 7:30am (elite/eligible for awards)
  • 8:00am (SOLD OUT)
  • 8:30am (LIMITED SPACE)
  • 9:00am (SOLD OUT)
  • 9:30am (LIMITED SPACE)
  • 10:00am (LIMITED SPACE)
  • 10:30am
  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:00pm (NOT AVAILABLE)
  • 12:30pm (NOT AVAILABLE)
Each wave consists of both men and women from every age group. You may register for any available wave regardless of your age.


Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Dr
Pasadena, CA 91103


* $15 CASH Only.


Thursday Oct 15th
12pm - 7pm
Road Runner Sports
12115 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

(This is not mandatory, you can pick up on race day at registration tents)

Friday Oct 16th
12pm - 7pm
The Rose Bowl
UCLA Locker Room
1001 Rose Bowl Dr
Pasadena, CA 91103

(This is not mandatory, you can pick up on race day at registration tents)


  • Photo ID.

  • A change of clothes.

  • Spending Money for extra Beer, Gladiator Grub and Gear. 

  • An initialed, signed and dated copy of the participant waiver. This is optional, but will save time in line! Download here.


  • Look in the mirror.

  • Take in a stiff breath of courage.

  • Chastise yourself for taking life too seriously.

  • Promise yourself you'll be "Gladiator Tough" and do better today than you did yesterday.

  • Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.


Event Sponsors

Entry Fees

$65 UNTIL SEPT. 11TH, 2015

Late Ass Entry

$70 UNTIL OCT. 9TH, 2015

Late, Late Ass Entry

$75 UNTIL OCT. 16TH, 2015

Late, Late, Late Ass Entry

$100 UNTIL OCT. 17TH, 2015

Day of Race Entry


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


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