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Sun October 27, 2024 Bakersfield, CA 93311 US Directions


5k Run/Walk

$49.45 $38.85 9:00AM PDT Price increases after August 15, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT


$28.25 9:00AM PDT Registration ends October 27, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT
Open to ages 9 and under.

Virtual Run

$49.45 Registration ends October 27, 2024 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!

Our Charity Partner for the Monster Mash Dash is Bakersfield Youth and Family Resource Centers.

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

Glow in the Dark Finisher Medal & Shirt

Adults and Little Monsters alike will love their glow in the dark shirt. Our 2024 medallion and event shirt will be released soon!


Costume Contest











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 bring dogs on the course.

Race goes on rain or shine.  No refunds.  

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup Saturday Oct 26th
Sole 2 Soul Sports
9000 Ming Ave 
3:00pm to 5:00pm

You may also pickup on Sunday Oct 27th.

Event Day Schedule Sunday Oct 27th
8:00am Late Packet Pickup
8:45am Costume Contest
9:00am Kids Race
9:05am 5K Start

Sponsorship Opportunities

Is your company interested in sponsoring this event?  Email us for more information.

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The Park at River Walk
Bakersfield, CA US 93311

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