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Recreation Cross Country

Begins: Sept. 7, 2023
Cost:  55.00 each runner/65.00 after deadline
Practices:  Monday - Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Grades:  Kinder - 7th

Kern County

Youth Cross Country Schedule:
Saturday, September 1610:00 a.m. City of  Bakersfield/Kern Track Club Yokutz Park.  
Saturday, September 2310:00a.m.  WCPA Invitational (Lost Hills) 
Saturday, September 3010:00 a.m. Wasco Trail Blazers Invitational 
Saturday, October 79:00 a.m.Lost Hills Invitational
Saturday, October 1410:00 a.m.Allensworth Elementary school 
Saturday, October 211:00 p.m.Rio Bravo-Greeley Great Race
Saturday, October 281:00 p.m.McFarland Recreation Invitational 
Saturday, November 410:00 a.mKern County Championship (Shafter)

2023 McFarland Recreation Cross Country Invitational

When: Saturday, October 28th

Contact: Alex Chavex 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 25, 2023 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