Rose Bowl 5K FAQs
Is the course the same as 2021 & 2022?
Yes, the half marathon and 5K course are the same as years past.
Is the Rose Bowl 5K part of any challenge medals?
Yes, the Triple 5K Tour of LA.
To qualify for the 2023 Triple 5K Tour of LA medal you need to complete the:
• 2022 Santa Monica Classic
• 2023 Rose Bowl 5K
• 2023 LA Big 5K
How does packet pickup work for in-person event?
We will have packet pick up on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14. Visit the "Event Info" tab more more information.
Are there Awards for the 5K?
We will have top age group winners from the combined events of Friday and Saturday but unfortunately we will not have or send out physical awards this year.
Rose Bowl Half Marathon FAQs
When is the Rose Bowl Half Marathon?
The 2023 event is January 15, 2023.
Where can I find a course map for the Rose Bowl Half Marathon?
The course map for the Rose Bowl Half Marathon will be posted shortly, we will be following the traditional route from previous years.
What do I need to bring to registration check in?
Your QR code (emailed to you on race week from Active.com) and photo ID will be needed to verify your bib pick-up.
Is the Rose Bowl Half Marathon part of any Challenge Medals?
Yes, the Conquer LA Challenge! To qualify for the 2023 Conquer LA Challenge medal you need to complete the:
• 2022 Santa Monica Classic • 2023 Rose Bowl Half Marathon • 2023 Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS If you are already registered for one of the qualifying races, you can register for the remaining races individually using the same email address. When you pick up your bib at the marathon expo, it should have a sticker that says Conquer LA Challenge. If it does not, please visit the Solutions booth at the expo to verify your eligibility. This ensures you will receive the medal at the marathon finish line.
What is included with the registration fee?
Included in the registration fee is your race entry, participant shirt and finisher medal.
When does race registration close?
Race registration is currently open and will be available online until the race reaches capacity.
When and where do I pick up my event race bib?
Packet pick-up will be Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14. Please visit the "event info" tab for more information on bib pick up locations. All participants will need to pick up their own bib at packet pick up. There is no race day bib pick up.
If I plan to bring my children to walk the course, do they also need to register?
Yes, anyone participating in the Rose Bowl Half Marathon or 5K needs to be registered and have a race bib. Strollers are allowed for the 5K ONLY. Children in strollers do not need to register for the event but they will not be able to collect a medal at the Finish Line. The Rose Bowl Half will abide by AWD Rules and can be read here.
Where is the event?
The Rose Bowl Half Marathon will begin outside the Rose Bowl and finish on the field of the Rose Bowl
What is the distance of the course?
The half marathon is 13.1 miles.
Are there awards?
Yes, age group awards will be distributed by mail after the event is over and results are made official.
We will reward the top three men and women for both the 5K and the half marathon in the following 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
Where do I wear my bib?
Bibs must be fastened to the front of your body on either your shirt or shorts/pants using the provided safety pins.
What do I do if I have an issue with my results?
If you are having trouble finding your results or your results are not posted, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where do I park on race day?
Parking information for the half marathon will be similar to the September 2021 event but details will be confirmed closer to the event. Please check back for updates.
Will the half marathon have pace leaders?
If at the time of the race social distancing regulations allow for Pace Leader involvement, every effort will be made to have them available for runners. Please check back for details.
Are skates, bikes, or pets allowed on the course?
No skates, bikes or pets are allowed on the course.
What is your refund policy?
We do not offer refunds. Scroll down to learn more about deferral or transfer to virtual option for the 2022 event only. For 2023 registrations there are no refunds, deferrals or transfers.
Do you have a virtual option?
No, the 2023 Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K does not have a virtual option at this time.