Sun December 11, 2022 Bakersfield, CA 93308 US Directions

Location: Panorama Vista Preserve: 901 E. Roberts Lane, Bakersfield, CA. 93308

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 ( in celebration of the 8-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.  This family-friendly community event also includes the 2K Latke Loop Fun Run/Walk.

The 8K and 2K runs will take place on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at PANORAMA VISTA PRESERVE (  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 hiking, biking and equestrian trails.  The race start time is 8:30 AM.  

Race Day Parking: 901 E. Roberts Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93308 

Registration includes a swag bag, race bib, custom finisher medal, water and refreshments, and entry into the race raffle.  PLUS those who register by November 29 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 (, a local non-profit organization that works to protect, preserve and restore the natural riparian and wildlife habitat of the Kern River. 

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901 E. Roberts Lane
Panorama Vista Preserve
Bakersfield, CA US 93308

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!

Legacy Runners

Registrants who participated in either the 8K or 2K run in 2018 and 2019 will receive a special legacy gift as a show of our appreciation!

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