Thu November 24, 2022 Bakersfield, CA 93311 US Directions
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Sorry, the event is SOLD-OUT.  No registrations will be available at packet pickup or day of event.

Welcome to the 4th annual Bakersfield Turkey Day Run benefiting the Kern County Food Bank - CAPK!

Turkey Day Run Fun

Before the big games, the big meal, the parades and the pies, why not get in a little exercise with family. Make this event your Thanksgiving Day tradition that the whole family will enjoy, with plenty of free parking, largest family contest, Timed 5k or non-timed 1 Mile Run/walk! 

Enjoy great amenities such as:

            • Long Sleeve Thanksgiving theme shirts!  

            • Turkey Day Run Medallion!

            • 4" personal PIE for every Finisher!

            • Age Group Winners for 5k

            • Music!

Age based pricing of $25 for ages 9 and under automatically applied during registration!  

Strollers are welcome but for the safety of all please no pets.

All Donations benefit: Bakersfield's CAPK Food Bank.  



Packet Pickup will be held at:
Sole 2 Soul
9000 Ming Ave, Bakersfield
Wednesday Nov 23rd

If you cannot make it to Wed's pick up you can pick up event morning starting at 6:30 am.

Thanksgiving Day Schedule
6:30am late packet pickup begins
7:15am contests  begin
7:30am races start

The Park at River Walk
11298 Stockdale
Bakersfield, CA US 93311
Race Contact Info

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Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Bakersfield Turkey Day Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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