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March 26, 2023
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About The Bakersfield Marathon
The Bakersfield Marathon is a half marathon race taking place on the 26th of March, 2023 in Bakersfield, California. This scenic race takes runners through downtown Bakersfield and along the Kern River. The 13.1 mile route starts at 6 am in front of Rabobank Arena and Convention Center, heading north towards Stockdale Highway before turning east onto Chester Avenue to follow the beautiful Kern River for several miles until reaching Truxtun Avenue and looping back south to the finish line.
The scenery of this course is breathtaking; it combines cityscapes with natural wonders like lush greenery and riverside views that are sure to make even veteran runners feel inspired throughout their run. It’s typical for March weather in California – temperatures can range anywhere from low 40s up into mid-60s depending on time of day – so be sure to dress appropriately!
The crowds along this course will cheer you on during your entire journey! Participants may also find encouragement from friends or family who come out to support them; some spectators may even join in by running parts or all of the race alongside participants.
One unique aspect about this event is that it features an exclusive post-race celebration where finishers can enjoy free food and beverages while connecting with other members of their running community after a successful morning! Additionally, awards will be given out based off age group categories which adds another layer of fun competition between participants who are looking for bragging rights when they cross that finish line!
All things considered, if you’re looking for a memorable half marathon experience full of amazing sights and loads of support then look no further than the Bakersfield Marathon – sign up now before its too late!