Saturday December 11th, 2021 Bakersfield, CA 93308 US Directions

5k Run/Walk

$40 7:30AM PST - 11:00AM PST Price increases after December 6, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
Open to ages 13 - 99.

Kids 5k Run/Walk

$10 7:30AM PST - 11:00AM PST Registration ends December 10, 2022 at 11:59pm PST

5k Virtual Run/Walk

$40 Virtual athletes receive finisher medal, antlers, reindeer sweatshirt.
6299 Lake Ming Road
Bakersfield, CA US 93308

A new family tradition! Bring a partner and enjoy a fun morning of music and reindeer games.

Donations support the Mission of Kern County which provides food, shelter and life transforming programs to the most vulnerable individuals in our community.


  • Reindeer antlers
  • Reindeer sweatshirt
  • Finishers medal
  • Decorated course with reindeer games
  • Finisher certificate
  • Costume Contest
What's New

Live Event in 2021!

Multiple start times (waves) to reduce contact. 

3 Packet Pickups Thursday-Saturday (Details below)

  • Dec. 9 @ FYE Sports - Exeter 
  • Dec. 10 @ Sole 2 Sole - Bakersfield 
  • Dec. 11 @ Lake Ming - Bakersfield
Packet Pickup

FYE Sports

165 E Pine Street, Exeter, CA 93221
Thursday, December 9th 4:00pm-6:30pm

Sole 2 Sole Bakersfield

9000 Ming Avenue Ste. K-1, Bakersfield, CA 93311
Friday, December 10th 4:00pm-7:00pm

Lake Ming - Race Day

13375 Lake Ming Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Saturday, December 11th  7:30am-9:30am

Race Swag

Each participant gets awesome swag!

  • Reindeer antlers
  • Reindeer sweatshirt
  • Finishers medal
Costume Contest and Largest Team

Costume Contest 

Use #BKFDRudolphRun2021 on social media to enter the costume contest. Winner will be decided from pictures posted by 12/20.

Largest Team

The largest team will win a cash prize donated to the team or club.

Cheaper by the Dozen!

Register three or more adults together and save $5 per person!

Custom Bibs

Register before midnight on December 2nd to get a customized bib!

The Mission at Kern County Donation Drive

This event is hosted by the Activitynut Foundation, Inc.; a non-profit 501(c)3 who's mission is to connect athletes with local events, clubs, coaching and local stores. We maintain a race calendar listing local events at

Join the Activitynut Club (free membership), and get 15% off of this and other events hosted by Activitynut.

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