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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 First Wednesday of each month. (except July)

   
December   2014
December 13 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.

 


December 20

McFarland Christmas Run 2mile and 4mile

On December 20th there are 2 mile, and 4 mile fun races in McFarland. The race begins at 10:00 a.m. with registration starting at 8:30. All runners will receive the beautiful long sleeve glow-in-the-dark race shirts. Bring Fido to compete in the Dog/Master Division.

The course is a flat and fast 2 mile loop on city streets. Nice change from another 5k on the bike path! Registration is at 100 South Second Street, McFarland CA.

You can contact McFarland Recreation and Park District at 661-792-3187 for an entry form and more information.


 

December 20

Celtic Winter Classic 5k, 12 hour and 24 hour runs.  (12 and 24 hour runs can be run as a relay)

Register at Ultrasignup.com

Please read about World Record Holder Ed “The Jester” Ettinghausen, He will be going for a new world record at this event!

When: December 20th 8:00am
Where: Highland High School Track

In support of the Highland High Athletic Booster Club

This inaugural run is sure to be an instant classic! We are bringing back the 24 hour event that was a much more common years ago. There will be many different categories to suit all runners and walkers alike! Come join the fun and run with World Record Holder Ed “The Jester” Ettinghausen, he is currently setting the record for the most 100 mile races in a year and this is one of them. Pitch a tent in the infield and stay the night under the lights in beautiful North East Bakersfield.

Categories and prices:

$100 24 hour individual run (runners who have reached 86 miles in 24 hours will have 4 hours to go for the 100 mile belt buckle)
$300 24 relay (up to ten runners per team) all male, all female, and coed divisions: top teams in each category will receive awards
$70 12 hour individual run
$250 12 hour relay (up to ten runners per team) all male, all female, and coed divisions: top teams in each category will receive awards
$30 5k 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & up: male & female: medals to top 3 in each category

A fully stocked aid station will be up and running throughout at the start finish area.
This course is a flat one mile loop which will make for easy access to needed support and an easy transition for relay teams.
Electronic timing will be used for all 12 and 24 hour runners.

Starting Times

The 24 hour race will start on Saturday Morning at 8:00 am and will end on Sunday at 8:00 am. 12 hour runners may opt for a daytime or night time 12 hour segment. (8:00 am to 8:00pm on Saturday or 8:00 pm Saturday to 8:00 am Sunday). A 100 mile option is available for any 24 hr runner who has completed 86 miles by 8:00 am on Sunday. Those runners may continue until reaching 100 miles or 12:00pm (whichever is sooner).

   
January   2015
   
January 10

Fog Run 10k/5k

Entry Form

5k Starts at 9:00

10k Starts at 9:15

  • Souvenir race shirt!
  • Custom race medals up to 3rd place in all age groups for both 5K and 10K!           
  • Outstanding race day raffle prizes and resource booths!
  • Great Food will be provided for all paid registrations!

                      Race Day Registration Time is: 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Great Music and Race  Pre-Registration: $25.00 before 12/31/14 - after  12/31/14 $30.00
      Announcer       Pre-Race T-Shirt, Bib and Packet pick-up; and in-person Registration:
  Peter Wonderly!!    Rabobank (2700 Mt Vernon) on Thursday, January 8th from 3pm - 7pm
                                                          Sole 2 Soul (9000 Ming Ave) on Friday, January 9th from 3pm - 8pm

                        Contacts: Inger Summers 868-4103- Anita Ziegeler 868-7428- Angelica Garcia 868-4149 

 


January 17 GEEK STREAK 5k

By jeffsarratt / December 5, 2014 at 9:00 am
Shafter High’s  AP Club in conjunction with the Shafter Running Club is hosting the 1st Annual GEEK STREAK 5K Run at Shafter High on January 17, 2015.  All proceeds will be used to help students pay for their upcoming Advanced Placement (AP) tests in May.  The race is for all ages and participants are encouraged to dress like a Geek.  An award will be given to the “Best Dressed Geek” and to the 1st place male and female finishers in each age category. Please click HERE for more information and to access the registration and required liability form.  If you would like to help sponsor this event, please contact April Martinez or Jadene Watson @ 661.746.4961 or email april_martinez@kernhigh.org  jadene_watson@kernhigh.org


 

January 31

A Riverbed Runs Through It Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k New venue this year! We will be starting from Riverwalk Park!

Online registration at Ultrasignup.com

6:30 am start for half marathon walkers (non competitive)

8:00 amstart for half marathon, 5k, and 10k races

$40 pre-registration/ $50 for you procrastinators

Breakfast burritos, event t-shirt, etc for all entrants.

This is a new and exciting course for 2015! This race will be at the Park at Riverwalk and will not be ran for the full course on the bike path. The route will take you along the equestrian trail and as the name suggests, a riverbed does run through a part of the course.

The 5K and 10K courses follow a similar route as the Half Marathon; very similar to the Anthony's Seeing is Believing courses.

Half Marathon Course Map

 


   
February 2015
   
February 7

End of Trail Half Marathon Visalia, CA

Online Registration


 

Feruary 14 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.

 


February 14

PEAK Valentine Run

The CSUB Physical Education and Kinesiology Club invites you to bring your sweetheart or training buddy to run or walk with you on a 5K or 10K course throughout the CSUB campus.  It offers one of a kind, hand made awards for the top 3 in each age division.  There's also an amazing raffle with nearly $2,000 in prizes.  Online registration is open.  Go to  www.valentinesrun.com  for details.
   
March 2015
   
March 7

Brain Injury Association 5k


March 14 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.


March 21 Field and Dale Run

 

   
   
April 2015
   
April 11 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.

 


April 11

CASA Superhero Run 10K, 5K and 2K Walk

Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Park at Riverwalk
11298 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93313

Pre-registration:
5K $35.00
Adult 2K $25.00
Child 2K $10.00

Day of registration:
5K $40.00
Adult 2K $30.00
Child 2K $10.00

Every child needs a Hero, but an abused child needs a Superhero!

Schedule of Events on Race Day:
Check-in/ Registration 7:00 A.M.– 8:30 A.M.  Media Race at 8:15 A.M.
All races start at 8:30 A.M.
Awards Immediately Following the End of the Races

Register for the event on active.com at http://www.active.com/bakersfield-ca/running/distance-running-races/casa-superhero-run-2015 or www.kerncasa.org

With much excitement we announce the 2015 CASA Superhero Run! On April 11, 2015, heroes of all shapes and sizes will come together for a morning of fitness and fun. This year we will have activities for the kids, vendors, face painting and much more. Our new location, The Park at Riverwalk, is a conveniently located venue with lots of room for the entire family.

April 11 Richardson Center 5k Run 2k Walk to be held at CALM
April 18 Kern River Trail Runs

5K/10K and Hilly 10 miler. Section 7 at Hart Park 8:00am start.


April 25 Poker Run
   
May 2015
May 9 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.

 


   
June 2015
June 6 8:00 am at Yokuts Park. H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow) Animal Rscue's 5k and 10k. More info coming soon.
June 6 Volunteer Center 5K.  
June 13 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.

 


   
July 2015
July 11 Yokuts Park Fun Runs

1mi, 2mi, 3mi, 5mi In cooperation with the Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Department, the BTC presents the Yokut's Park Fun Runs.

Absolutely Free!  Come out and run on the second Saturday of each month at Yokut's Park in Bakersfield.  We start at 7am with a 1 mile "warm up" run for everyone.  After that, choose from a 2, 3, or 5 mile run.  We will keep track of your time for you, and have some snacks afterward. A great way to get in some training together.

 


   
   

 

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