Julia Hoang, President of the PCC chapter of Circle K International, encourages rope climbers at the Gladiator Rock’N Run on Saturday morning, October 25, 2014 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The 17-obstacle course also included crawling through mud, sprinting up and down bleachers and hills, charging through ice cold water and climbing a large wall. Proceeds from the Gladiator Rock’N Run benefit TACA – Talk About Curing Autism. (Keely Ernst/Courier)