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Judgment Day Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Sun October 6, 2024 Bakersfield, CA 93301 US

Events

Half Marathon

$80 7:30AM PDT Price increases after July 7, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

5K Run/Walk

$40 7:50AM PDT Price increases after July 7, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

Virtual Half Marathon

$80 Price increases after July 7, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

Place

Sam Lynn BallPark
4009 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA US 93301

Description

THE JUDGMENT DAY HALF MARATHON IS THE FINAL 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: 1.4, 3.6, 7.1, 10, and 11.6.

Porta Potties at Miles: *3.8, *5.1 & *7.0 (*inside Preserve), and Mile 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 EVENT STAND OUT?

  • Plenty of Aid Stations, and they are FUN and go ALL OUT FOR YOU!!
  • Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy
  • Live Results Texted to Phone
  • FREE Hot Breakfast, Made Fresh
  • FREE la Rosa's Fruit Bars 
  • FREE Race Photos
  • Post Race Michelob Ultra Beer Garden (age 21+)
  • Water, Electrolit, and GU, on the Course
  • DJ Music on the Course & Finish Line
  • Top Age Group Awards
  • Overall Male & Female Awards
  • Women's Race Tank Tops
  • Men's Race Short-Sleeve (unisex) Shirt
  • Awesome Half Marathon & 5K Finisher's Medals

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