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Recreation Cross Country

Registration: July 29 - August 16. 1st Race Begins: Sept. 7, 2024
Cost:  55.00 each runner/65.00 after deadline
Practices:  Monday - Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Grades:  Kinder - 8th

Kern County

Youth Cross Country Schedule:
Saturday, September 710:00 a.m. City of  Bakersfield/Kern Track Club Yokuts Park.  
Saturday, September 1410:00a.m.  WCPA Invitational (Lost Hills) 
Saturday, September 2110:00 a.m. Allensworth Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park
Saturday, September 2810:00 a.m.Wasco Trail Blazers Invitational Westside Park-Wasco
Saturday, October 510:00 a.m.Lost Hills Invitational 
Saturday, October 1210:00 a.m.Buttonwillow Invitational
Saturday, October 191:00 p.m.Rio Bravo-Greeley Great Race
Saturday, October 2610:00 a.m.McFarland Recreation Invitational 
Saturday, November 210:00amKern County Championship (Shafter)

2024 McFarland Recreation Cross Country Invitational

When: Saturday, October 26th

Contact: Alex Chavez 661-792-3187 or

  • Registration time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    
  • Walk through:  12:30 p.m.        
  • First Race Starts::  1:00 p.m.  (Rain or Shine)
  • Location: McFarland Recreation Mouser Center, 100 S. Second Street, McFarland, CA 93250
    • Exit Sherwood Ave. from Hwy 99, west one block then left on Second St. Just south of McDonald's
  • Pre-Registration:  $4.00 per runner by Wednesday, October 23, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. 
  • Registration:  $5.00 per runner at event or after pre-registration
  • Make Check Payable to :  M.R.P.D.


  1. Participants must compete in their age division (not open to high school).
  2. No SPIKES
  3. Each participating runner must complete and have their parent or guardian sign the waiver for the McFarland RPD Youth Cross Country Meet.

Awards: Custom designed medals will be awarded to the top 5 places.  Ribbons will be given out to runners' 6th thru 10th place.

Rules: Shirts are required, tennis, trainers or running shoes only.  No bare feet or track spike. 

NO PACING. Runners who cut course are subject to penalty or disqualification. 

Programs Registration Form.pdf