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Sun March 30, 2025 Bakersfield, CA 93301 US Directions
Countdown to Race Day


Starting and ending at the Kern County Museum, we’re excited to be smack in the middle of the most historic landmarks Bakersfield has to offer. We can’t wait to reveal all we have planned at our hew home. You won’t want to miss out in 2025!
Join us on March 30th, 2025 to Run Bakersfield!

A Race for Everyone!

In addition to giving local runners an opportunity to run a Boston-qualifying marathon in their own backyard, we are excited to welcome runners from across the U.S. and around the world. The Bakersfield Marathon has a race for everyone!
We have a scenic Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and, a 6K race through Downtown Bakersfield!
Packet pickup is on Saturday, March 29th, 2025 where you are invited to take part in The Health & Wellness Expo Presented by California Resources Corporation
Special Rate for our 6K! Children 9 and under receive $25 entry fee automatically during registration.
Check out our Sponsorship Packet for more information on how to get your business or group involved with special offerings for larger groups. PLUS, groups of 15+ receive 15% off their registrations. Contact us at for more information. 

Race Amenities

 Gender Specific Runner Shirt (those who sign up less than a month before the event are not guaranteed a shirt)
 Custom Finisher's Medallion
 Runner Breakfast
 One Free Beer (21+)
 15 Water/Aid Stations
 3 Gel Stations in the Full, 1 in the Half
 USATF Certified Boston Qualifier
 Personalized Bib (for those who register a month or more in advance)
 Health & Fitness Expo 
 Finish Line Food & Beer Festival  
 Walker-Friendly Course (16 min/mile for the Full Marathon)

Race Contact Info

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Kern County Museum
3801 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA US 93301



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