Event details and schedule
Schedule of Events on Race Day:
Check-in/ Registration 7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.
Media Race at 8:00 A.M.
10K Starts at 8:05 A.M.
5K Starts at 8:15 A.M.
2K Starts at 8:30 A.M.
Awards Immediately following the end of the races.
Costume contest winners will be announced at 9:30 am
7:00A.M. -12:00 P.M. Vendors, activities for the kids, breakfast burritos on sale and entertainment.
Each runner will receive the following:
· Goodie Bag with gifts and discounts from sponsors
· A shirt or cape that every Superhero or Villain would be proud to wear!
· Fancy competitor bib number for the front of your shirt.
Award categories for the 10K and 5K will be as follows (2K runners are not timed):
Top Overall Male Finisher in 10K and 5K
Top Overall Female Finisher in 10K and 5K
Top Three Male Finishers in Each Age Group (0-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
Top Three Female Finishers in Each Age Group (0-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
Raffel prize opportunities available at check-in
Vendors and Activities
Dog water-station provided bt Self Serve Pet Spa
Face painting by Karen Moss
DJ Phantom Stranger
Bikers Against Child Abuse/Golf activity for kids
Miss and Mrs. Bakersfield
Martial Arts presentation by Japan Martial Arts
Bakersfield Police Department SWAT Team
Stretching Clinic by R12 Fitness Personal Training & Bootcamps
First Aid provided by Kern Medical
To enter the 2017 Costume Contest, sign up on event day at the tent in front of the mainstage. The costume contests will open at 7:00 am and close at approximately 8:30 am when 2K starts. The costume contests will offer prizes for the following categories:
- Traditional Superhero
- Invented Superhero
- Traditional Superhero Girl
- Invented Superhero Girl
- Traditional Superhero Boy
- Invented Superhero Boy
- Super Baby
Groups & Pets
- Super Group
- Super Dog
*Traditional = Known character like Superman or Wonder Woman. Invented = New superhero you create.
The 10K and 5K course will start at the inflatable START arch provided by Central Valley Timing on the asphalt trail. The 10K will follow the asphalt trail for 3.1 miles (half of 6.2 miles) then turn around and return to start line.
The 5K will follow the asphalt trail for 1.55 miles (half of 3.1 miles) then turn around and return to the start line.
The 2K starts at the balloon arch located near the river. The course is a loop around the river through the park and back through the arch.