Judgment Day Half Marathon & 5K

Sun October 23, 2022 Bakersfield, CA 93301 US
Events

Half Marathon

$95 8:00AM PDT Registration ends October 23, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT

Virtual Half Marathon

$85 Registration ends October 23, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT

5K Run/Walk

$40 8:20AM PDT Price increases after October 9, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT
Place
Sam Lynn BallPark
4009 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA US 93301
Description

THE JUDGMENT DAY HALF MARATHON IS THE 2nd RACE, IN THE RUN THE VALLEY HALF MARATHON SERIES.

 

HALF MARATHON COURSE DESCRIPTION

THIS IS A VERY SCENIC COURSE. IT WILL START & FINISH AT THE HISTORIC SAM LYNN BALLPARK. YOU WILL RUN OUT THE BACK GATE TO THE PAVED KERN RIVER TRAIL (EAST) INTO THE PANORAMA VISTA PRESERVE (DIRT TRAILS) FOR A 3.5 MILE LOOP, AND THEN BACK ONTO THE KERN RIVER TRAIL TO CHINA GRADE ROAD.  RUNNERS WILL TURN RIGHT ONTO THE ALFRED HARRELL HWY/CHINA GRADE LOOP (CLOSED ROAD) - YES THAT'S A CHALLENGING 1 MILE CLIMB UP TO THE PANORAMA BLUFFS, BUT EVERYONE LOVES IT, AND JUDGMENT DAY WOULDN'T BE THE SAME WITHOUT IT! ONCE AT THE TOP, YOU WILL CONTINUE THROUGH PANORAMA PARK ALONG THE BLUFFS WITH AWESOME VISTA VIEWS, BEFORE SWEEPING BACK DOWN TO THE PAVED RUNNING TRAIL ALONG THE KERN RIVER, AND FINISHING BACK INSIDE THE BALLPARK. 

THIS COURSE HAS EVERYTHING - START/FINISH ON GRASS, PAVED TRAILS, DIRT TRAILS, PAVED (CLOSED) ROADS, AN UPHILL, A DOWNHILL, AND LOTS OF FUN!!   

Aid Stations at Miles: 1.3, 3.6, 7.1, 7.7, 10, and 11.7.

Porta Potties at Miles: 3.6, 5, 7.1, and 10.

5K COURSE DESCRIPTION:

START & FINISH FROM INSIDE SAM LYNN BALLPARK, IT'S AN OUT & BACK ON THE KERN RIVER (PAVED) TRAIL.

WHAT MAKES THIS RACE STAND OUT?

  • Plenty of Aid Stations, and they are FUN and go ALL OUT FOR YOU!!
  • FREE Hot Breakfast, Made Fresh
  • FREE la Rosa's Famous Fruit Bars 
  • FREE Race Photos
  • FREE Race Joy App
  • Post Race Michelob Ultra Beer Garden (age 21+)
  • Water, Gatorade and GU, on the Course
  • DJ Music on the Course & Finish Line
  • Top Age Group Awards
  • Overall Male & Female Awards
  • Race Short-Sleeve Shirt
  • HALF MARATHON ONLY: Custom Arm Sleeves (REGISTERED BY SEPT 4TH)
  • Awesome Half Marathon & 5K Finisher's Medals
  • 2nd Qualifying Half Marathon Race in the Run The Valley Series
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