2018: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Race Day Weather
45° F (7°C)
PR Score & Course Score
2017: 192 Finishers
2016: 333 Finishers
2015: No Results
Marathon Pace Bands & Elevation Wrist Bands
See what splits you need to run for hundreds of different marathons
- adjusted for the specific terrain of each marathon, your goal time and pacing strategies.
Create and Order your Waterproof, Snap-on Pace Band for only $6.99.
Pace & Elevation Bands
Variety of Colors
Snaps Securely on Your Wrist
The Bakersfield Marathon course starts and finishes at the California State University, Bakersfield campus.
The course travels through dozens of neighborhoods including the Stockdale Financial District, Oleander, Downtown Bakersfield, Mill Creek, Kern County Museum, and Bakersfield College. IT also includes a section along the Panorama Bluffs with a finish back on the Kern River Parkway.
The Bakersfield Marathon was the 258th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 189th largest in 2016.
Last year 14.1% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 3.2% of runners qualified for Boston in 2016.
This gives the Bakersfield Marathon the 120th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 436th highest percentage in 2016.
There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Bakersfield Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.
Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.