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Runners, joggers and walkers of ALL ages and abilities are invited to the 5th annual Hanukkah 8 Krazy Kilometers, an 8K run organized by TEMPLE BETH EL (https://templebethelbakersfield.org/) in celebration of the 8-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. This family-friendly community event also includes a 2K Latke Loop Fun Run.
The 8K and 2K runs will take place on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at PANORAMA VISTA PRESERVE (https://panoramavista.org/). The 8K and 2K courses will take participants through scenic natural preserve land situated along the Kern River in northeast Bakersfield. This riparian woodland area is home to many native plants and animals and includes several hiking, biking and equestrian trails. The race start time is 8:30 AM.
Registration includes a swag bag, race bib, custom finisher medal, water and refreshments, and entry in the race raffle. PLUS those who register by November 27 will be guaranteed an event T-shirt. In addition:
Teams of 3 or more will receive a Registration Discount
Awards will be given to the Top 8K Finishers
Rewards will be given to Legacy Runners
Race day festivities will include music, vendors and a holiday costume contest
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the KERN RIVER PARKWAY FOUNDATION (https://kernriverparkway.org/), a local non-profit organization that works to protect, preserve and restore the natural riparian and wildlife habitat of the Kern River.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.8krazykilometers.org/.
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A registration discount will be available for teams of 3 or more. Team registrants will receive a $3 discount for the 8K or a $2 discount for the 2K event. The team discount will be available during both the early bird and regular registration periods. Prizes will be given to members of the largest team!
Runners who participated in the 8K or 2K runs in 2018 and 2019 and register for this year’s run by November 10 will receive a special legacy gift as a show of our appreciation!
We invite you to engage in social media before, during and after the run. Please feel free to post photos, describe your run, and share other fun content!
This event has a no refund policy.
We recommend that you pick up your race packet during Packet Pick Up to avoid delays on race morning. You will receive your race bib, event shirt, race swag, and any additional race information.
THURSDAY - December 8th: Temple Beth El (2906 Loma Linda Dr, Bakersfield)
TIME: 5 PM to 7 PM
SATURDAY - December 10th: Action Sports (9500 Brimhall Rd, Bakersfield)
TIME: 12 noon to 4 PM
RACE DAY: OPENS AT 7 AM
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