Sun October 3 - Mon October 11 Bakersfield, CA 93311 US Directions
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Running with the Angels
12 and under only $20

5k Run/Walk Live

10/10 8:30AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT Registration includes online results, printable custom race bib, race joyrace joy with course at River Walk, and finisher certificate
12 and under only $20

5k Virtual Run/Walk - Run Anywhere

Registration includes online results, printable custom race bib, race joy run anywhere, and finisher certificate

4th Annual Running with the Angels 5K Run\Walk

Honoring angel babies gone too soon while raising awareness for pregnancy and infant loss. All proceeds will be donated to the Noel Alexandria Foundation to continue to provide emotional, educational, and financial resources to families who have been affected by pregnancy and infant loss.

We will continue to closely monitor the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and plan to follow safety protocols as required by the CDC, state and local officials. The safety of our guests is our primary concern. 


The 5k Run/Walk Race & Virtual Run will begin October 3, 2021 until October 10th, 2021. The Live 5k run/walk Race will be October 10, 2021                        @ 8:30am,River Walk Park, Bakersfield, CA 93311. Participants can complete a Live Race at River Walk Park or Virtually anywhere of their liking     (out of town, treadmill, neighborhood, etc.) 

Running with the Angels 5k Run/Walk Race &  Finale Location:  River Walk Park  

Date: October 10, 2021

Time: 7:30am-2:00pm

Registration Begins: 7:30am

Race Start Time: 8:30am 

Finale Begins: 10:00am-11:00am 


Participants will be able to participate in the following:

*Awards *Butterfly Release Ceremony *Selfie Station with photographer *Honored Angel Babies * Vendor Fair

Butterfly Release and Honored Angel Babies will start at 10:00am sharp

*No Butterflies will be sold for purchase, Only registered participants who lost an Angel Baby will receive a butterfly.

Water stations will contain individual bottle waters on the River Walk course and refreshments will be provided. 

Baby Names will be honored; Please submit  by October 1st 2021. 

Masks are recommended but not required.

The Park at River Walk
11298 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA US 93311
Course Map

Proceed East from the Start/Finish Line.

Follow the trail for 1.55 miles until you see the “Turn Around” sign

Return along the same path to the Start/Finish Line

5k Race & Virtual Award Categories: Female & Male
  • 12-under
  • 13-17
  • 18-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+
  • Largest Team
  • Fastest Team
  • Most Spirited Team
  • Individual Team Fundraiser
  • Top Team Fundraiser

Prizes Awarded for each Age Category, Largest Team/ Group, Individual/Top Team Fundraiser, Most Spirited Team


All packets that include Running with the Angels merchandise will be shipped to participants, if not picked up on designated days. No Shipping fees will be added to participants. 

Pre-registration Pick up

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021 

Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Location: Sole 2 Soul Sports 9000 Ming Avenue Ste. K-1, Bakersfield, CA 93311



Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021

Time:7:30- 2:00pm

Location: River Walk Park, Bakersfield, CA 93311



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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 Running with the Angels- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness.

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

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Virtual Results (virtual events only)

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