Gladiator Rock'n Run

Orange County

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In a Nutshell

  • 12-obstacle race course
  • Raise money for Epilepsy
  • Free beer at finish line
  • Live music after party

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 30, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Registration req'd. Valid only for 10:30, 11:00, and 11:30 AM runs; subject to availability. Must register by 11/29 or Groupon forfeited. Must be 14 or older, under 18 accompanied by guardian. Must be 21 or older for alcohol. Must present ID. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Running a race for charity is a great way to practice running away from an angry grizzly bear or toward a charismatic mountain lion. Keep pace with nature with today's Groupon. For $35 you get a single registration for the Gladiator Rock'n Run in Southern California. But runners beware; this race looks nothing like a typical high school cross-country meet. Instead, the 5K course is sprinkled with elaborate obstacles like the Cargo Congo Climb, which challenges runners to navigate netting up and over giant cargo crates. Athletes may fear fried biscuits from the flames of the Gladiator BBQ, and dread vengeful washing machines after the Mud Madness belly crawl. Spectators may puzzle at the unusual uniforms; participants are encouraged to join in on the costume contest, and take the stage immediately after the race to show off their crazy creations. Once warm-downs are finished, all racers will also be invited to enjoy a complimentary beer, and perhaps a self-pat on the back for helping to raise money for the event's charity partner, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles

Gladiator Rock'n Run

Presented in part by Dan Clark, also known as Nitro, of American Gladiator fame, the Gladiator Rock'n Run 6K pairs an obstacle-heavy running course with post-race entertainment, including beer, music, and food. Six 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.

Customer Reviews

Awesome race!!
Angel T. · May 4, 2014
Very well run event & great course! Also supported a great charity!
Jenny B. · February 9, 2013
This was a Great mud run! Very encouraging people along the course. It was great to see Nitro out speaking with the participants. Keep up the great work!
Dawn H. · November 18, 2012

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