Judgment Day Half Marathon

Sun October 23, 2022 Bakersfield, CA 93301 US
Events

Half Marathon

$85 7:15AM PDT Price increases after August 7, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT

Virtual Half Marathon

$85
32 spots left. Registration ends August 7, 2022 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.

 

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.

 

WHAT MAKES THIS RACE STAND OUT BESIDES IT'S SCENIC ROUTE?

  • Plenty of Aid Stations, and they are FUN and go ALL OUT!!
  • FREE Hot Breakfast, Made Fresh
  • FREE la Rosa's Famous Fruit Bars 
  • FREE Race Photos
  • FREE Race Joy App
  • Water, Gatorade and GU, on the Course
  • Top Age Group Awards
  • Overall Male & Female Awards
  • Race Tech Short-Sleeve Shirt
  • Race Swag pending
  • Awesome Finisher's Medals
  • 2nd Qualifying Race in the Run The Valley Series

RACE DAY REQUIREMENTS: COVID RACE MITIGATION REQUIREMENTS TO BE DETERMINED, KEEPING YOU SAFE.

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