Sun April 25, 2021 Bakersfield, CA 93311 US Directions
RaceJoy Ready

5k Run

9:00AM PDT

2k Walk

9:00AM PDT

EVERYONE gets DONUTS and we are talking about the GOOD kind.... We're talking delicious, mouth watering, stuff your face good! So...stop thinking about donuts and start registering for the most delicious 5k event in Bakersfield!

Bakersfield Classic Events has been approved to hold limited LIVE in-person running events!!  

We do realize we are not fully out-of-the woods yet, and we still must adhere to our safety protocols, but what a GREAT first step this is!  Please find and review our Covid Protocol Video at the bottom of this page. 

Kids Like Donuts Too!



Just in case you didn't know... Kids like to run for donuts too! Can't get your kids out to exercise?  Tell them you are going to the Donut Run!  They will beat you there!  

Special pricing of $25 for kids 9 and under!




Packet Pickup
Packet Pickup Schedule - Please social distance & wear your mask!
Saturday, April 24th
Sole 2 Soul Bakersfield
9000 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93311
Get Your Donut Game On!

So get your Donut Game on!   Run or walk and show your passion for donuts, get out there with your friends and family on our 5k Timed or 2k non-timed courses and earn those delicious Donuts!  Largest Group and costume contests! 
All participants receive:
-Donut Themed Shirt
-Custom Donut Finishers Medal





We are excited to announce that Krispy Kreme is the sponsor of the 2021 Donut Run in Bakersfield! 
Come out and earn these delicious and delectable Donuts on April 25th!
A donut for you a donut for me!!! Lots of donuts at the finish line for all.
Thank you Krispy Kreme!


Donut Holes!



And just in case you need more of an incentive to complete your route, we will have donut holes on the course!  (Sorry no on course donut holes during the pandemic)

Strollers are welcome so bring the whole family.  This is  truly motivation at it's best!  





2021 Medallion



Our 2021 Finisher's Medallion! 






covid safety measures
Protocols that MUST be agreed to during the registration process.  
At the time of the event if you are infected by COVID-19 or knowingly been in contact with someone experiencing any of the COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days you will withdraw from the event.
  • No shirt exchanges permitted.
  • Arrival times will be issued to participants to maintain participant limits and promote Social Distancing.  DO NOT ARRIVE MORE THAN 5 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR START TIME.
  • You agree to a Contact-free temperature check prior to entering the event space. A person with a body temperature reading of 100.4 or more degrees will not be permitted to enter.
  • You agree to maintain a social distance of 6’ from others.
  • You are required to use face-masks when not running.
  • You will be released to run in 5-10 second intervals.
  • No spectators or guests will be permitted, unless a participating minor is being accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • There will be no festival of any kind before or after event. No tables or chairs will be available.
  • There will be no awards ceremony or handing out of any awards. All awards will be mailed.
  • There will be no results posted at event site. All results will be available on-line and texted to participant.
  • Participants agree to leave event area immediately after completing event. You may not wait for a participant to complete their event.
The Park at Riverwalk
11200 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA US 93311
Race Contact Info

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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 Donut 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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