Gladiator Rock'n Run

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An obstacle race is a great way to test your endurance, steel your nerve, and get as close as possible to your career goal of working at a real life version of Donkey Kong. Run and jump with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $45 for entry to 5K obstacle race (up to a $90 value)

The Gladiator Rock'n Run takes place on Saturday, September 28, at the Rose Bowl. For Groupon participants, waves of runners set off at 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. The spectator-friendly course feeds into an after-race party, where exhausted runners forget about their burning calves and mud-splattered souls with beer, food, and ample live music.

Parking is $15; please carpool and bring correct change. A $9 insurance fee is required at registration.

Gladiator Rock'n Run

Presented in part by Dan Clark, also known as Nitro, of American Gladiator fame, the Gladiator Rock'n Run 5K is a unique and challenging event, pairing an obstacle-heavy running course and dash through the Rose Bowl with post-race entertainment, including beer, music, and food. Five kilometers' worth of collective scampering awaits participants as muscle-testing obstacles impede progress to the finish line. Those prepared to race must dance through tires, army-crawl through mud, and clamber up rope ladders to avoid barrels thrown by giant apes. The roar of spectators rings throughout the course as bystanders cheer on runners to inspire strong finishes. Gladiator Rock'n Run proceeds go toward a good cause, helping to raise money for TACA (Talk About Curing Autism), an organization that provides education, support, and information to aid parents in helping their children diagnosed with autism.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Sep 29, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for 12:30pm and 1pm waves. Must register online by midnight on Friday, Sept. 27; please do so ASAP. Must sign waiver. Must be 14 or older to participate; 21 or older to consume alcohol. Must know how to swim. Extra $9 insurance fee required at registration. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Gladiator Rock 'n Run


Presented in part by Dan Clark, also known as Nitro, of American Gladiator fame, the Gladiator Rock'n Runvoted the number-one mud run in the USA by MudRunGuide.com—is a unique and challenging event, pairing an obstacle-heavy running course with post-race entertainment, including beer (not free) , music, and food. Those prepared to race must dance through tires, army-crawl through mud, and clamber up rope ladders to avoid barrels thrown by giant apes. The roar of spectators rings throughout the course as bystanders cheer on runners to inspire strong finishes.

Gladiator Rock'n Run

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