Get Your Gladiator on for a Good Cause

danclarkauthor1.jpg Inspired by his best friend's daughter's fight with pediatric epilepsy, former star and producer of "American Gladiators," Dan "Nitro" Clark (LAist interview) has created the Gladiator Rock'n Run — the most insane one day event on the planet.

For this event, Clark's constructed a 3.15 mile course made up of 12 hellish obstacles, like a run through flames. Being held on December 4th at Hidden Valley Park in Irvine, the Gladiator Rock'n Run will also include a post-race party featuring live music, LA's top food trucks and beer. A portion of the proceeds from the event will raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation.

Think you're bad-ass enough to be a Gladiator? Check out for all the details.