Sun October 29, 2023 Bakersfield, CA 93311 US Directions


5k Run/Walk

$45 $35 9:00AM PDT Price increases after August 31, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT


$25 9:00AM PDT Registration ends October 29, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT
Open to ages 9 and under.

Virtual Run

$45 Registration ends October 29, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT


Welcome to Bakersfield’s Halloween Run, our Monster Mash Dash 5K Run/Walk and Little Monster Dash!  This Halloween-themed annual race is an event that you won't want to miss and we guarantee you will experience a spooktacular fun time!  Wear a Costume and be in our Costume Contest!  Largest Group Award!

Age Group awards for 5k ONLY!  No timing or awards for the kid's event, although they receive a glow in the dark finisher medal and event shirt.

Age group awards for our timed 5k:
10 and Under
11 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 - 69
70 and over

Strollers are welcome! Due to runner's safety we do not recommend dogs on the course. Race goes on rain or shine.  No refunds.  

Great Amenities


Each participant will receive:

~HUGE custom GLOW in the DARK finisher's medallion!

~All Children will receive a custom Trick-or-Treat bag!

~GLOW in the DARK Event shirt!

~Treats for kids and adults!

~Decorated Course

~Halloween Music

~Costume Contest

~Largest Group Contest

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup Saturday Oct 29th
Sole 2 Soul Sports
9000 Ming Ave 
3:00pm to 5:00pm

You may also pickup on Sunday Oct 30th.

Schedule Sunday Oct 30th
8:00am Late Packet Pickup
8:45am Costume Contest
9:00am Kids Race
9:05am 5K Start

Glow in the Dark Shirt

Adults and Little Monsters alike will love this glow in the dark shirt. Our 2023 event shirt will be released soon!


Costume Contest









The Park at River Walk
Bakersfield, CA US 93311

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