When  :  1 . 19 . 2020   |   Where  :  The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

Start 2020 with a medal!

Sign up to run the Pasadena Half Marathon or 5K
in beautiful Southern California to kick off your new year!

The race course presents a truly unforgettable race experience, as it winds through picturesque Pasadena and passes major landmarks including the Colorado Street Bridge, Old Town Pasadena and Cal Tech University. Cross the finish line to victory on the field at the world-famous Rose Bowl!


How to Participate

Register by November 19th and receive free race photos!


New for 2020: Multiple bib-pick up options
 all over Los Angeles! More info coming soon.

The Race Options

Pasadena Half Marathon

Pasadena 5K

Rose Bowl Rush Kids Run

Sign up to conquer the half marathon and start your 2020 victoriously! The half marathon begins and ends at the Rose Bowl, winding through idyllic Pasadena along the way.

Join the 5K for an enjoyable run in the heart of Pasadena. The 5K will begin side-by-side with the half marathon at the world-famous Rose Bowl.

Get your kids involved with our ¼ mile Rush Kids Run! Recommended for children 3-8 years old, the kids run will start at the half marathon start line and finish on the field of
the Rose Bowl.

Why Run the Pasadena Half?

Run a Unique Race Course

In addition to getting the opportunity to see major landmarks across Pasadena, the Half Marathon packs entertainment onto the course throughout the 13 miles. With 6 entertainment stages along the course and a live band at the finish festival, the event promises to be fun and exciting for both runners and spectators!

Support an Amazing Cause

The Pasadena Ronald McDonald House is the Official Charity of the Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl. By joining the race, you can help give back to the city of Pasadena and make a positive impact on the community we run through. Since opening in 2004, the House has served more than 21,900 children and their families across Pasadena.

Celebrate the Victory!

Once you cross the finish line on the Rose Bowl field, celebrate your victory at the Finish Festival! The Festival features music, other fun entertainment and giveaways, and each participant over the age of 21 will also enjoy one free craft beer. Come celebrate with your family and friends!



Prices go up as the race gets closer!


Run the 2019 Santa Monica Classic, 2020 Pasadena Half Marathon, and 2020 Los Angeles Marathon and earn a bonus medal!


Run the Santa
Monica Classic
(Regular or Virtual),
Pasadena 5K, and
the LA Big 5K and
earn a bonus medal!


Interested in running
as a group with
your company?
We offer special
group registration
packages - email
 for more information!


*Santa Monica Classic Virtual is still open until November! Read more here

Event will sell out and prices go up every month.
Register today and save!