Thousands put on their running shoes for 4th annual Bakersfield Marathon


Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Thousands participated in the fourth annual Bakersfield Marathon on Sunday.

The race began at 7 a.m. and ended about 3 p.m.

The marathon began and ended at California State University, Bakersfield.

The event featured a full marathon, half marathon, 10K race, and 5K race.

Runners trekked their way across multiple Bakersfield locales including downtown, Westchester, the Kern County Museum area, Bakersfield College, along the Panorama Drive bluffs, and other neighborhoods.

Those who finished the race were treated to live music and even a beer garden at CSUB.