Kern County Cancer Run 2020


Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the
Kern County Cancer Run/Walk 2020!

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You are invited to be a part of Kern County's 7th Annual Cancer Run/Walk taking place Saturday, September 19, 2020 at The Park at Riverwalk **NEW LOCATION**.  It will be a 5k Run/Walk for adults and a jog-a-thon fundraiser for children 3 to 11.  You may enter as an individual or as a team.

This event's purpose is to bring funding and awareness to the various cancer diagnosis and to encourage the entire community to support local patients.

Last year over 800 community members and survivors participated in our inaugural event which raised close to $50,000.  

Those registered before August 28th will receive a gift, race bib, cancer ribbon (of their color choice) and goodie bag.

Registration Fees are as follows:

  • Early Registration (before August 28, 2020):  $35 for Individuals or Small Teams (less than 10 members)
  • Early Registration (before August 28, 2020): $30 per person for Large Teams (10 or more members)
  • Early Registration (before August 28, 2020): $20 per person for Middle School or High School Students (12-18 years) 
  • Child Jog-a-thon Registration: $25 per child (3-11 years) - This amount may be fundraised.  Deadline to turn in money is September 19th.  CLICK HERE for the children's jog-a-thon information sheet and pledge form.

After August 28th Registration Fees go up by $5 per person.
*This year everyone is encouraged to design and wear their own team shirt.

When registering you will have an opportunity to create your own page with your story and your pictures.  We encourage you to let your family and friends know about why you are participating in the Kern County Cancer Run/Walk and ask them to pledge our cause and help us provide more transportation and financial assistance, for local cancer patients. Awards will be given to top fundraisers.

Sponsors will receive marketing benefits in addition to waived participant fees.  Please see the Sponsor tab for more details.

One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit local patients transportation and financial assistance for Kern County cancer patients and their families through the Kern County Cancer Fund.  KCCF is a non-profit organization that has committed over $3.5 million in financial support to close to 700 local cancer patients in the last 7 years.  All  services are for Kern County cancer patients and family members regardless of where they are being treated.  All programs and services are privately funded and exist because of generous donors like yourself.

For more information please contact our office at 661-859-2530.


Our Fundraising Goal:




Kern County Cancer Run/Walk September 19, 2020 at The Park at Riverwalk  ***New Location***

Tentative Schedule:

7:00 am:  Registration Begins - Arrive Early!
7:30am:  Vendors/Music/Raffle Opens/ Survivor Fellowship at Survivor Tent
7:50am:  Stretch 
8:00 am:  National Anthem and Invocation
8:10am:   5k Walk Start for Survivors
8:15am:   5k Walk Start for General Entries
8:20am:  5k Timed Run for Survivors/General Entries
8:30 am:  Entertainment begins
9:30 am:  Mascot Run
10:00am:  Children's Jog-a-thon Begins
10:30am:  Awards  (Top Finishers and Top Fundraisers)
11:00am:  Event Ends

Come out and support our mission while enjoying a walk with your friends and neighbors. Assisting the community has never been so easy or fun. Set your own personal goal and show your commitment to our cause!

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