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Club Officers
President - Margaret Patteson
V. President - Robert Barrera
Treasurer - Priscilla Bacus
Secretary - Lisa Sorensen
Race Points - Frank Bacus
Newsletter - Amy Maldonado
Membership - Kam Butler 
Historian - Michael Marler
Bakersfield Track Club
P.O. Box 22705
Bakersfield, CA 93390-2705
Web Designer - Jonathan Wykoff

If you want to have the Bakersfield Track Club help with your event, please contact the club president, Margaret Patteson to be added to the agenda of one of our monthly club meetings. Currently, the club meetings are held at The Rusty's Pizza on the corner of Rosedale Hwy and La Cresenta (10824 Rosedale Hwy) at 7:00p.m. on the Second Wednesday of each month. (except July - dark in July)

The Event Calendar lists upcoming local events. This is a great place to find out about running events in Bakersfield and surrounding areas. If you are hosting a run, or other health and active related event, please email us the details.

The Race Results page archives results from local runs for the past several years. Many people use it as a way to see how they have fared over the years. Race Directors, we will post results from almost any local run.

Looking for someone to run with? The Running Groups pageis a good place to start.

Follow the New Runners link to find some information about getting started into training programs.

Looking to put together a fund raiser? Just want to help promote an active lifestyle? Check out the Race Directors page for a quick primer on how to go about getting a race organized.

Yokuts Park Fun Runs are held on the second Saturday of each month at 7am.  Presented by the BTC in cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department. Pick from 1,2,3, and 5 mile distances for these free, timed training runs and earn points for the BTC Points Series.  -- Check the calendar for exact dates.

Our Mission;  The Bakersfield Track Club is dedicated to providing a healthy and active lifestyle within the running community by organizing and directing racing events for runners of all ages in and around Bakersfield. Our affiliates achieve personal athletic goals through the sport of running. We offer numerous flat, cross-country runs, and road and bike path races. The Bakersfield Track Club is committed to providing runners of all levels information on upcoming events. The club encourages participation in group activitiesóclub meetings, web discussion, race events, and other social activities.  We are here for you!



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