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Inaugural Pirates of the Cure-i-bbean Booty Run to take place Saturday at the Park at Riverwalk

Posted at 9:51 AM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 12:57:22-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Prepare to dawn your finest swash-buckling attire this weekend for the inaugural Pirates of the Cure-i-bbean Booty Run.

The event kicks off Saturday at the Park at Riverwalk with 5K and 2K runs. All are welcome and participants will receive a pirate medallion, a shirt, and a chance to win the pirate treasure chest. Runners are encouraged to "dress in your best pirate garb and run for the booty." There will also be a pirate costume contest.

Plus the event is for a good cause. All of the proceeds go to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Registration costs $40. Kids 9 and under can register for $25s. Walkers and strollers welcome.

Packet pickup will start at 6 a.m. and the run kicks off Saturday morning at 7 a.m.