The “Game On!” 5k Fun Run is the kickoff event for “RowdyCon” at California State University, Bakersfield.
“RowdyCon” is a day of fun and games at CSUB including the “Game On!” 5k Fun Run and the RowdyCon Game Convention with a vendor expo full of games and activities led by the student groups at CSUB, a vendor expo, an artist alley, a cosplay contest, a maid cafe, food trucks, entertainment vehicles, bounce houses, outdoors NERF Wars, and tons more. Thousands of dollars in prizes will be given away.
The “Game On!” 5k Fun Run will take you through the campus at CSUB where there will be special gaming-related surprises waiting for you around the course..
Every runner will receive free entry into the “RowdyCon” Game Convention along with their race entry. That’s a value of $10! Run while wearing your favorite game gear and win extra tickets for the prize drawings at “RowdyCon!”
All proceeds from the “Game On!” 5k Fun Run and “RowdyCon” will benefit the Lauren Small Children’s Center at Dignity Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, the only Children’s Miracle Network hospital in Kern County. The RowdyCon Club, Campus Gamers, and other participants in the Kern County “Extra Life” events have raised over $135,000 for the children’s hospital since 2012. The “Game On!” 5k Fun Run is a joint effort of the RowdyCon Club and the Kinesiology Club at CSUB.