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Sun May 8, 2022 Fresno, CA 93650 US Directions


Let's Celebrate and RUN for GARLIC!  

The National Garlic Festival Vampire Run on May 8th will prepare you for the National Garlic Festival and Food Expo coming May 13th-15th! The real garlic finisher's medals will ward off any vampires as you cross the finish line! Special pricing for kids 9 and under. 5k is timed with awards and 2 mile is a non-timed fun run.

ALL donations benefit the Central California Blood Center.  First 300 mothers to register receive a beautiful "MOM" necklace in celebration of Mother's Day!

Great Amenities Await You!


        • FREE National Garlic Festival & Food Expo TICKET! ($15 Value)

        • Garlic themed event shirt!

        • Garlic finisher's medallion! YES, made from real garlic!!

        • Participants receive VAMPIRE Teeth!

        • Garlic related food items!

        • Vampire themed course!

        • $100 Cash prize for overall male and female

        • BEST Garlic/Vampire costume contest!

        • Largest Team/Group Award

Garlic/Vampire Costume Contest

Let your imagination run wild and compete for the best costume.  Child category and Adult category!


National Garlic Festival & Food Expo

Participant receives a free entrance ticket into the May 13th-15th National Garlic Festival & Food Expo at the Fresno Fairgrounds!

Did You Know...? Fresno County is the Garlic Capital of the USA!  And now we have the National Garlic Festival to celebrate this achievement.

Learn about Garlic and how it grows. Taste the wonderful foods made with Garlic. To learn more about the National Garlic Festival & Food Expo visit 

Packet Pick Up & Schedule

Packet Pick Up
Saturday May 7th
Fleet Feet (Ft Washington & Friant Rd)
Noon to 2pm

Sunday May 8th
Woodward Park 13 Acres
7am Late Packet Pick Up
7:45am Costume Contest
7:50am Largest Group
7:55am National Anthem
8:00am 5k Run Start
8:05am 2 Mile Run/Walk Start

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.



Woodward Park
7775 N Friant Rd
Fresno, CA US 93650


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