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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 Second Wednesday of each month. (except July)

   
May 2015
May 2

We are pleased to announce our 4th annual Cinco de Mayo “Running for Education” 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, May 2nd .
Attached you will find a copy of the poster and a preregistration form.
You may also register online at;
http://www.active.com/visalia-ca/running/distance-running-races/cos-puente-4th-annual-cinco-de-mayo-5k-2015

entry form

We hope to see you there!
Spread the Word!


 

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.

 


May 9

Kern County Sheriff's Benefit Association 4th annual 5k and 10k Honor Run

The proceeds raised from the Honor Run support scholarships for the children of fallen Kern County Deputies. In addition, the Honor Run corresponds with the Peace Officers Memorial Week, which is a nationally recognized event.

This year's run will have a super hero theme and all runners are encouraged to dress up as their favorite super hero.

  • Race Start: 8:00 am
  • Check-in: 7:00 am-7:45 am
  • Registration fee $30.00 (pre-reg) and $35.00 race day
  • Location: Hart Park
  • Fun run for the kids, music, food, raffle prizes
  • Medals to top three finishers in selected categories
  • Online Registration

 

May 9

Running Against Traffic 5k Race and 1 Mile Family Walk

Entry Form

She Is Safe works to prevent, rescue and restore women and girls from abuse and exploitation in high risk places around the world, equipping them to build a life of freedom, faith and a strong future.     For more information please visit SheIsSafe.org

  • Race Start: 7:30am
  • Check In: 6:00am-7:00am
  • Entry Fee: $25.00 early registration, or $30.00 race day
  • Location: The Bridge Bible Church, 12225 Stockdale Hwy, 93312
  • Music, food, raffle prizes, custom awards, and a fast course!
  • Quality race t-shirt for the first 150 entries

 

*** For additional info email S.I.S.bakersfield@gmail.com or call Stephanie Parish (661)-319-6226 ***


May 9

Tejon Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Take steps to end violence against women and children. Grab your friends and family for a fun way to support a serious cause. Bring your own heels OR rent your pumps on-site.

See the flyer for more information!


 

May 16

BSWB Inaugural 5k and Kids Fun Run

5k race starts at 8:00am
Kids Fun starts at 9:30am

Go to bswb.org to register, click on the registration tab at the top

All proceeds go to upgrades at BSWB facility! 

Pre registration:  $25 for the 5k
$15 for the Kids Fun Run

Race day registration: $30 for the 5k 
$20 for the Kids Fun Run

All participants will receive a race event shirt and all kids fun run participants will receive a medal! Awards for the 5k will be awarded to the top 3 in each 10 year age group.

Food will be provided for all participants.

Please come out and enjoy a morning at the fields, and help raise money for BSWB!!

Packet pick up will be May 15, 2015 at BSWB fields from 4pm-7pm, and on the morning of the event from 6:30am-7:30am


May 16

5th Annual Carter's Walk 4 CURED
Yokuts Park
10K Run, 5K Run & 5K Family Fitness Walk 7:00am late registration/check in 8:00am 10K/5K Run/5K Family Fitness Walk
9-11:30 Family Fun Day!
Bounce House, Raffle Baskets, Silent Auction, LIVE Music by Mystic Red, BBQ Lunch, Face Painting, 50/50 Raffle and More!

IMAGINE A LIFE WITHOUT FOOD!  This is a reality for 6 year old Carter! 
Diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis in January 2011, Carter has been on a strictly elemental diet with NO SAFE FOODS for over 4 years. 

Support Carter, Grace and Katie (all from Bakersfield and diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis) along with others affected by this disease by registering for the 5th Annual Carter's Walk 4 CURED!!

Each participant will receive a participants medal, BBQ lunch, an event tshirt (registered by April 15), goody bag and a raffle ticket for our great raffle baskets!!

Www.facebook.com/carterswalk4cured

Register: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=32016

This event will be Timed by Bakersfield Track Club


May 23

Building Bridges Super 70's 5k Fun Run

Come get funky with a 1970's themed 5K fun run on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at CALM. There will be prizes for best 1970's outfit: Best Male, Best Female, Best Boy, Best Girl. There will also be custom made medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Male and Female for the following age groups: 13 and under; 14-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+.

Proceeds to benefit the Bridges Academy Cross Country Team. To learn more about Bridges Academy, click HERE.

Visit our Facebook page by click HERE.

Pre-Registration (up to May 21, 2015, 5 a.m.):  Click HERE for online registration; $25.*

Packet Pick Up/Late Registration (May 22, 2015): Action Sports, 9500 Brimhall Road, 4:30 - 7 p.m.; CASH only $30.

Race-Day Registration (May 23, 2015): CASH only $35 at CALM from 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. 

*PLEASE NOTE: This race ONLY has online registration.  Late and Race-Day will be CASH only (please have exact change).

For specific race questions, email Peter Wonderly at pwonderly@yahoo.com or visit the event's Facebook page.


 

May 30

Fit for Business 5k/10k

The 5k/10k race will be held May 30, 2015 at the Park at Riverwalk to raise funds for high school mentoring programs that prepare kids to join the local workforce.
Fit for Business has grown immensely over the years, and thanks to the beautiful location, our great local runners, and all of the businesses who brought out “Aera Corporate Challenge” teams, we had 775 racers last year. We’d love to see you all again!

Add us on Facebook to stay plugged in....
Follow us on Instagram @fitforbusinessrace for fun pictures before, during, and after the race.

Registration details to be posted soon…


May 30

Registration is now open for Fit for Business!
What: KEDF’s 5th Annual Fit for Business 5k/10k run/walk
When: May 30, 2015 @ 7:30am   
Where: The Park at Riverwalk
Why: To support workforce mentoring programs in our high schools which teach local kids with the soft skills they need to find and excel in local jobs.

Recruit your friends and family to walk or run in this year’s race and help us keep our mentoring programs alive. We’re expecting 1,000 participants this year, so you won’t want to miss the fun!

Ask your employer and coworkers to participate in the Aera Corporate Challenge sponsored by Aera Energy LLC. Simply include your company name on your entry form and the large and small businesses with the biggest turnout win an extra special prize*.
*Employers interested in covering your team’s fees should call 862-5156 to obtain your Corporate Team Code for quick and convenient registration.

Entry Fee is $30 for racers 13 and older, $15 for 12 and younger. That fee includes:

  • Your race bib and chip timer
  • Canvas race bag
  • Race shirt
  • Goodies provided by our many sponsors
  • After race refreshments

Click here to register online 

 


 

   
June 2015
June 2

BTC Summer Series #1

Season Pass - pay once and get all 6 races;

  • $35 for non BTC members
  • $25 for BTC members
  • $18 for students
  • register for your season pass online at www.UltraSignup.com

STUDENTS may pay per race... $3 per race. Just show up and pay at the event. (Students must compete in at least 3 of the races to earn a t-shirt)

We take cash, check, and now even credit cards at the race site when you register.

More details, please visit the Summer Series webpage.


 

June 6

HALT 5k/10k

Race time change to 7:00 am (beat the heat!). Timed 5k and 10k with medals until 3 categories of each division plus Top Dog! All proceeds benefit HALT Animal Rescue saving the lives of unwanted animals in Kern County. First 200runners guaranteed a shirt and goody bag. Registration is $25 if registered by 6/4 after that it's $30 at the park in race day. Register online at kerneventregistration.com any questions email haltfunrun@gmail.com.


June 6

Wind Wolves Preserve 10k/10mi

https://www.facebook.com/events/1580708762198692/


 

June 13

Volunteer Center Rattlesnake 5k/10k.  

Print a Registration Form

Online Registration at Ultrasignup.com

The Volunteer Center of Kern County and Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County are partnering to hold a 5K - 10K run on June 13, 2015, Hart Part - Section 2 at 7:00 a.m.  This will be our first annual RATTLESNAKE RUN 5K - 10K Run and we are anticipating a great kick-off for this event.  Funding sources for local non profit organizations have severely decreased in the last few years and it has prompted many agencies to partner together on raising funds needed to operate their organizations and to become extremely creative in those endeavors. 


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.

 


June 16

BTC Summer Series #2

Season Pass - pay once and get all 6 races;

  • $35 for non BTC members
  • $25 for BTC members
  • $18 for students
  • register for your season pass online at www.UltraSignup.com

STUDENTS may pay per race... $3 per race. Just show up and pay at the event. (Students must compete in at least 3 of the races to earn a t-shirt)

We take cash, check, and now even credit cards at the race site when you register.

More details, please visit the Summer Series webpage.


June 30

BTC Summer Series #3

Season Pass - pay once and get all 6 races;

  • $35 for non BTC members
  • $25 for BTC members
  • $18 for students
  • register for your season pass online at www.UltraSignup.com

STUDENTS may pay per race... $3 per race. Just show up and pay at the event. (Students must compete in at least 3 of the races to earn a t-shirt)

We take cash, check, and now even credit cards at the race site when you register.

More details, please visit the Summer Series webpage.


   
July 2015
July 4

4th of July Warrior Run 5K
July 4, 2015
http://www.active.com/tehachapi-ca/running/distance-running-races/4th-of-july-warrior-run-5k-2015
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District is excited to announce the 2nd annual 4th of July Warrior 5K, presented by T Fitness. Join us for the 5K, great weather, a professionally ran race, championship timing and awesome swag.  A technical race shirt, pancake breakfast that benefits the Tehachapi Warrior Booster club, finisher's medal and swag bag are included in the registration. Stay for the day and enjoy all that Tehachapi has to offer.  The 4th of July Festival, presented by the City of Tehachapi, begins with the Warrior Booster Club pancake breakfast and has fun games for the kids, food, drink and bands throughout the day.  Sign up. Run up!

6:00 AM Day of Race registration and pre-registration packet pick-up

7:30 AM Race Starts


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.

 


July 14

BTC Summer Series #4

Season Pass - pay once and get all 6 races;

  • $35 for non BTC members
  • $25 for BTC members
  • $18 for students
  • register for your season pass online at www.UltraSignup.com

STUDENTS may pay per race... $3 per race. Just show up and pay at the event. (Students must compete in at least 3 of the races to earn a t-shirt)

We take cash, check, and now even credit cards at the race site when you register.

More details, please visit the Summer Series webpage.


July 28

BTC Summer Series #5

Season Pass - pay once and get all 6 races;

  • $35 for non BTC members
  • $25 for BTC members
  • $18 for students
  • register for your season pass online at www.UltraSignup.com

STUDENTS may pay per race... $3 per race. Just show up and pay at the event. (Students must compete in at least 3 of the races to earn a t-shirt)

We take cash, check, and now even credit cards at the race site when you register.

More details, please visit the Summer Series webpage.


   
August 2015
August 8 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.

 


August 11

BTC Summer Series #6

Season Pass - pay once and get all 6 races;

  • $35 for non BTC members
  • $25 for BTC members
  • $18 for students
  • register for your season pass online at www.UltraSignup.com

STUDENTS may pay per race... $3 per race. Just show up and pay at the event. (Students must compete in at least 3 of the races to earn a t-shirt)

We take cash, check, and now even credit cards at the race site when you register.

More details, please visit the Summer Series webpage.


August 15

Hell of a Half Marathon - Event Website

The Name Says It All

Yes the course is challenging, the weather is hot, but then again what else would you expect at The Hell of Half Marathon? Oh and don't worry there are a lot of other crazies who will join you during your 13.1 mile battle. This race sells out every year and continues to grow. You know what you are made of, so sign up now before you regret not getting in.

Why Run This Race?

  • It is one thing to finish a half marathon, but to say you completed the Hell of Half Marathon is big time bragging rights.
  • Nine aid stations with the best and most enthusiastic volunteers you could ask for.
  • A warm breakfast at the finish including the best chocolate milk on earth from Top O' the Morn Farms.
  • Great swag
  • The best finisher's medal around that you will be proud to have earned!

 

August 15

Mountain Gallop 5 Miler
August 15, 2015
http://www.active.com/tehachapi-ca/running/distance-running-races/mountain-gallop-5-miler-2015
Join us for the Mountain Gallop 5 miler in cooperation with the annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival and Rodeo on Saturday, August 16. 
Come up to enjoy the scenic 5 miler that runs along the Antelope Dam, Antelope Run and ends at beautiful Central Park. Beautiful weather awaits! 
Leslie Jordan technical shirt, Finisher's medal and swag bag included in the registration.  RACE SHIRT NOT GUARANTEED WITH REGISTRATIONS AFTER 7/24/2015.
Mountain Festival festivities include a parade, vendors, food, carnival and rodeo.
Sign up. Come up. Run up.

Event details and schedule

Be sure to follow us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/tvrpd for the latest on the course.
Race day registration and packet pick-up begins at 6:00 AM.
Race STARTS: 7:30 AM


August 29

Howlin' at the Moon 5k/10k


 

August 30

The Green Horn Grunt and Grind 5 & 10K Run
Near Alta Sierra Ski Resort in the Greenhorn Mountains Wilderness Area.


 

   
September 2015
   
September 12

Hina Patel Sickle Cell 5k/10k

More details coming soon.

September 12 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.


September 19

Magic Mullet Run

to raise money for anencephaly research. 

UltraSignup is hosting online registration


 

September 19

Second annual “Walk Like MADD” and “MADD Dash 5K” hosted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Kern County

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Kern County will host its second “Walk Like MADD” and “MADD Dash” 5K in Bakersfield on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. The walk and competitive run is aimed to help raise awareness and funds to stop drunk driving and underage drinking locally, and provide support to local victims and survivors. With every step taken and each dollar raised, walkers and runners are supporting MADD’s life-saving mission to keep our local families and communities safe.

Walkers: Rally for victims and make your voice heard to put an end to drunk driving. Runners: Compete for medals and prizes in various gender and age categories, while supporting a great cause.

Start a team, support your neighbors, donate, hear stories from victims, families and participants, sponsor the event, volunteer and get more information at www.WalkLikeMADD.org/Bakersfield. Stay tuned for more information.


September 25

Tarmac 5K and Kids 1 mile runway run
September 25, 2015
http://www.active.com/tehachapi-ca/running/distance-running-races/tarmac-5k-and-kids-1-mile-runway-run-2015
Join us for the 3rdannual Tarmac 5K and Kids 1 Mile Runway Run.  Bring the family and enjoy the day in Tehachapi at the 3rd annual War Bird Fly-in.  Race registration includes a technical race shirt and finisher's medal.  Participants over 21 can enjoy a Michelob Ultra at the finish.  
Sign up. Come up. Run up.

Event details and schedule

Race Registration and Packet Pick up:  7:00 AM
Race start: 8:00 AM
Kids 1 Mile: 8:45 AM


September 29

King of the Toll 5k, 10k, half marathon

Orange County, California. Run Hwy73 - The Toll Road!!!!

www.kingofthetoll.com


 

   
October 2015
October 4

Judgement Day Half Marathon

Point to point half marathon from Lake Ming to Chester Ave. in Bakersfield. Great course!!

Facebook Page

Race Website (for registration and all the details)


October 10 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.

 


October 17

The 34th annual Springville Apple Run will take place on October 17, 2015.  We have a .5 mile kids run that starts at 8:00 am.  The 10k, 5k and 2m walk (all cross country runs on dirt roads and trials) starts at 8:30am. 

http://www.springville.ocsnet.net/applerun/

Facebook Page


 

   
November 2015
November 7

Bakersfield Police Memorial 5k/10k Runs


 

   
November 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.

 


November 15 Burger Run and Double Burger Runs 15k/30k trail runs in Kernville, CA
   
December 2015
December 5

Mr. Toad's Wild Run 20k/5k

http://www.mrtoadswildrun.com/


 

December 12 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.

 


   
January 2016
  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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