PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2020) – Over 12,000 registered runners took to the streets this past Sunday to participate in the sold-out 2020 Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl. Runners of all ages and athletic abilities enjoyed another postcard perfect day in scenic Pasadena. The challenging half marathon course showcased the city passing landmarks like the Colorado Street Bridge, Old Town Pasadena and California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech) before returning to the Rose Bowl for a finish on the field at the 50-yard line.

In near-perfect running conditions, the men’s Half Marathon overall winner was Kenneth Rideout (Pacific Palisades, CA) in 1:13:04 with Pasadena residents Michael Fang (1:13:59) and Matthew Klein (1:15:14) filling out the podium.

The overall women’s champion was Regina Lopez (Azusa, CA) in 1:18:57. Emily Gallin (Malibu, CA) was the 2nd place finisher in 1:19:31 and Stassja Sichko (Santa Monica, CA) was third in 1:26:28.

The 5K winners were Mark Vishnevsky from Running Springs and Heather Bemis from Santa Monica.

This was the 4th annual race organized by The McCourt Foundation with the cooperation of the Rose Bowl and City of Pasadena. It was the 3rd consecutive sell-out and showcased the best of the Pasadena community with three main entertainment stages and multiple street performers highlighted along the 13.1 miles. This year performers included: Mike Vitale, TJ Power, Aryk Crowder, and Katie Ferrara, along with 94.7 The Wave Radio Station at the Elk’s Lodge to pump out tunes and inspire the runners. The National Anthem was performed by Singer/Songwriter Bryce Drew and the Finish Festival featured DJ ‘Gerronimo’, with a headline performance by ‘Friends at the Falls’.

Live coverage of the event was linked through the Pasadena Half Marathon & 5k at the Rose Bowl Facebook page. Live race-day coverage also included reporting from KTLA. Visit here for a replay of the event coverage.

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About The McCourt Foundation:

On January 1, 2020 Conqur Endurance Group merged with The McCourt Foundation (TMF). The combined entity produces a world-class portfolio of events including the Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS, Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl, the Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K, the LA BIG 5K, Boston Waterfront 5K Fitness & Wellness Festival, Tour de South Shore, and the Educational Update.

TMF’s Vision is to empower communities to build a healthier world and orients its events to give people the power to transform their passions into impact. Through its programs and strategic partnerships, TMF provides a platform for dozens of nonprofit partners including Students Run LA, one of the most impactful youth programs in the nation.

For more information, please visit www.mccourtfoundation.org and www.goconqur.com.