Mission Possible 5K

Mon February 1 - Sat April 3 Directions RaceJoy Ready
Fighting Homelessness and Addictions One Mile at a Time
CALM - California Living Museum
10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93306

Join The Mission at Kern County for this memorable, 8th Annual Mission Possible 5K. This year's 5K is offered in virtual, solo & a LIVE format.

Each participant will be guaranteed a “Mission Possible” t-shirt and a Finisher's Medal. Placement medals will also be given to the top male and female. Both runners and walkers are welcome.

All proceeds will go towards the life-changing programs offered at The Mission at Kern County.



Live In-Person 5k on April 3rd at CALM

Guidelines to ensure a safe event...

  • Please wear a mask before and after your run
  • Participants will start in 15 minute waves. 
  • Waves are available between 7:30 am - 10:00am
  • Please do not arrive at the start more than 15 minutes before your wave
  • Individuals and families will start in 20 second intervals within each wave.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6ft apart before an after your run. 
  • Please do not congregate after the run.
  • Awards will be mailed... there will not be a ceremony at the event

Selecting a wave...

The purpose of the waves is to reduce the number of people at the start/finish line at a given time.  When selecting a wave, look for one that has fewer people already registered.


Meet Chris
Mission Possible Course Preview

Shirts ordered after March 23rd will be mailed direct from the printer.  

Early Packet Pickup
Friday, April 2nd  9:00 am-12:00 am
The Mission at Kern County
816 E 21st St
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Solo Run and Virtual Run Options

In addition to the LIVE RUN on April 3rd, you can run the CALM course on your own with the SOLO Run which gives turn by turn directions, or you can do a virtual run anywhere, anytime.  Virtual runners can enter their times on the results page, or use the Race Joy App to automatically record your time after completing 3.1 miles.

How to print your bib
Download the RaceJoy App

Participants who are doing the SOLO run, or using the Race Joy Run Anywhere must carry their phones during the event and click Start My Race as they cross the start line to begin their personal GPS tracking.  (If you are doing the virtual run and tracking you time on a watch, this is not required.)

  1. Download RaceJoy: Download the RaceJoy app to your smartphone or tablet from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Search for your race: Go to Featured Races to locate this event and click on the race to enter.
  3. Set Up: Follow the prompts carefully to get set up properly for race day.
  4. Race Day: Carry your phone during the race and click START MY RACE as you cross the Start Line.

Check your settings
  • Make sure WiFi is OFF
  • Powersaver mode is OFF
  • Location Services set to Always
  • Background Refresh is ON
  • Device tracking is ON
Starting your run
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
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CALM - California Living Museum
10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93306


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