Rose Bowl 5K FAQs

Is the course the same as 2020 & 2021?

Yes, the half marathon and 5K course are the same as years past.

How does packet pickup work for in-person event?

We will have packet pick up on Friday, January 14 and Saturday, January 15. 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

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 and photo ID will be needed to verify your bib pick-up.

How do I complete the Conquer LA Challenge?

To qualify for the 2022 Conquer LA Challenge medal you need to complete the:

• 2021 Santa Monica Classic (Live or Virtual)
• 2022 Rose Bowl Half Marathon
• 2022 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 January 14 and January 15. 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 at the Rose Bowl. 2021 course map will be available shortly. Please keep checking back for updates.

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

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.

Will there be food/drinks available on the course? At the finish line?

Details on food and beverage availability at the race will be confirmed in 2021 in line with local health and safety guidelines at the time. Please check back for updates.

Are skates, bikes, or pets allowed on the course?

No skates, bikes or pets are allowed on the course.

What is your refund policy?

If you are unable to participate on the new date, you can defer your registration for the 2022 RBH Marathon, 2023 RBH Marathon, 2024 RBH Marathon. There will be no refunds available.

What are the event COVID Health & Safety requirements or guidelines?

Register for the Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K