Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl
The Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl is a truly unforgettable race experience, with a one of a kind finish line on the field at the world-famous Rose Bowl!
When: Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 7:00 a.m.
Where: The Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl will begin on the premises of the Rose Bowl.
Rose Bowl Rush Kids Run
When: Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: The kids run will start at the half marathon start line and finish on the field of the world famous Rose Bowl. The distance is approximately 400 meters or 0.25 miles.
Age Requirement: Recommended for children between 3-8 years old
Come enjoy the picturesque course through beautiful Pasadena, passing landmarks like the Colorado Street Bridge, Old Town Pasadena and Cal Tech University before a majestic finish on the field at the world-famous Rose Bowl.
Pasadena Half Marathon at the Rose Bowl
The half marathon will begin at 7 am, side-by-side with the 5K, but in separate corrals. Please pay careful attention to your corral placement (based off projected finish times) and line up in the appropriate corral for your bib number range.
*The half marathon has an age limit of 12 years old. All participants must be at least 12 years of age on race day.
Pasadena 5K at the Rose Bowl
The 5K will begin at 7 am, side-by-side with the half marathon, but in separate corrals. Please pay careful attention to your corral placement (based off projected finish times) and line up in the appropriate corral for your bib number range.
PARTICIPANT PACKET PICK-UPThis year, in lieu of an expo, we will be offering packet pick up at convenient locations around the city on the Friday and Saturday before the race.
Your packet includes:
- Bib Number
- Timing Chip
- Gear Check Bag
You must bring a valid photo ID to Packet Pick-Up. All participants are required to pick up their own Participant Packet.
Individuals will be NOT able to pick up Packets on behalf of others. Race Day Packet Pick-Up will ONLY be available to those who purchased the option. Packets will NOT be mailed to participants. Please make travel plans accordingly, as no exceptions will be made to these rules.
Shirts will be handed out at the finish line.
Parking for the Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl is FREE. We have worked with our partners at the Rose Bowl and the city of Pasadena to improve the traffic and parking plans for 2021.
Parking will be held in Lots F, K, J-East, and J-West. Due to many road closures, please do NOT use your GPS; take the 210 freeway and get off at Seco St.
To view the parking maps, please click here.
Hosted gear check is available for half marathon and 5K participants only. Athletes must use the clear plastic bag they received with their bib and the gear check tag must be securely attached to the drawstring. Gear check will open at 5:30 am and remain open until 11:30 am.
Click here to see a map of the half marathon course and the 5K course. The Finish Line of both race is at the 50-yard line on the field of the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium. Participants will receive water and their finisher medal once they cross the Finish Line and have opportunities to take photos on the field.
The Finish Festival is home to the post-race celebration with music and other fun entertainment and giveaways! Each participant over the age of 21 will also enjoy one free craft beer. The Finish Festival is located on the Court of Champions underneath the Rose Bowl sign just beyond Gate A. The Finish Festival will be open from 7:30am-12pm. Come celebrate with your family and friends!
Age group awards will be mailed to the top three in the following age groups for both male and female in the 5K and the half marathon. Awards will not be available on race day. Age group awards will not be mailed internationally.
Age groups: under 15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over