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Bakersfield Marathon and Half Marathon

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November 18, 2018 (Sunday)
Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 K
California State University, Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California
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RUN WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE!

The 3rd Annual Bakersfield Marathon is a USATF-certified full marathon, half marathon, 2-person half marathon relay, and 5K taking place on November 18th, 2018.

This annual, world-class event features the starting line, finish line and celebration on the California State University, Bakersfield campus. Participants will run through dozens of iconic neighborhoods including the Stockdale Financial District, Oleander, Downtown Bakersfield, Westchester, Kern County Museum, La Cresta, Bakersfield College and finally along the striking Panorama Bluffs before returning to the finish line along the scenic Kern River Parkway.

In addition to giving local runners an opportunity to run a Boston-qualifying marathon in their own backyard, we are excited to welcome runners from across the U.S. and around the world.

Packet pickup is on Saturday, Novemeber 17th where you are invited to take part in our Health and Fitness Expo. Saturday at the Expo is the last day to register for any of our events.

Please note: there will be no raceday registration. Final registration will occur at packet pickup on Saturday, November 17, 2018 between 9AM and 4PM.

RACE AMENITIES INCLUDE
Gender Specific Short Sleeve Technical Shirt
Custom Finisher's Medallion for Each Race: Marathon, Half & Half Relay, and 5K
Bakersfield Marathon Secret Swag Item!
Runner Breakfast
One Free Beer (21+)
Post-race Massage
17 Water/Aid Stations
3 Gel Stations
USATF Boston Qualifier
Race Joy Participant Tracking & Text Results
Personalized Bib
Pace Teams
Expo at the legendary Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
Celebration Food & Beer Festival
Walker Friendly Course

Event Start Location
California State University, Bakersfield

Course Description
This annual, world-class event features the starting line and finish line celebration on the California State University, Bakersfield campus. Participants will run through dozens of iconic neighborhoods including the Stockdale Financial District, Oleander, Downtown Bakersfield, Westchester, Kern County Museum, Bakersfield College and finally along the Panorama Bluffs before returning to the finish line on the scenic Kern River Parkway.

Awards
CASH PRIZE PURSE

Full Marathon - Overall Male & Female Winners

1st $750
2nd $300

Full Marathon Division Winners - Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

1st $150
2nd $100
3rd $50

Half Marathon - Overall Male & Female Winners

1st $250
2nd $100

Half Marathon Division Winners - Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

1st $75
2nd $50
3rd $25

Half Marathon 2-Person Relay - All Male Team, All Female Team, & Mixed Team

1st $250/team
2nd $100/team

Roadrunner 5K - Overall Male & Female Winners

1st $75
2nd $25

Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet pickup is on Saturday, November 17th where you may take part in our Health and Fitness Expo at the world famous Buck Owens' Crystal Palace! Saturday's Expo is the last day to register for any of the events.

Post Race Activities
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - Race Day
6:00am Late Packet Pickup
6:50am National Anthem
7:00am Full & Half Marathon Start Time
7:15am Roadrunner 5K Start Time

8:00am Festival Area Opens
9:00am Food Area Opens
9:00am Beer Garden Opens

2:00pm Finish Line Closes
4:30pm Beer Garden Closes
5:00pm Festival Area Closes

Parking
Ample parking will be available at the CSU, Bakersfield Campus.
 
 

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Retailers (near this event)
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 Sole 2 Soul Sports  Bakersfield CA 0 Miles store info
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