Bellingham Kids Traverse

Bellingham Kids Traverse

Sunday, June 26th, 2016 at 10am at Bellingham’s Squalicum Creek Park


Check out the PHOTOS from this year’s race!!

KIDS Scholarships

Need a hand? Traverse Scholarships now available from Bellingham – Fairhaven Lions. If you need it, apply today for a Traverse Scholarship.

KIDS can have just as much FUN as their Parents!

Get the Kids Hooked on the Clay for Earth Bellingham KIDS Traverse, a fun relay race that celebrates the journey of wild salmon. 6 – 12 year olds form SOLO (Chinook), TANDEM (Coho), RELAY TEAMS (Chum) to run, bike and compete on an obstacle course through Bellingham’s Squalicum Creek Park.

Copy of IMG_1536Top 3 finishers in each age group get awards and all finishers get a KIDS Traverse medal and Mallard ice cream. The KIDS Traverse supports the Stewardship and Education Programs of Recreation Northwest. This is the day after the popular Lake Padden Triathlon on Saturday, June 25th.

The Course

Details coming for our new Course & Location.



Mallard Ice Creamenjoying the Mallard Ice Cream finish

@ Finish Line !!

Local Sponsors

We are supported by Local Sponsors to be able to make it all happen. It takes a village! Want to join Clay for Earth, Mallard Ice Cream and others? Check out the 2015 Bellingham KIDS Traverse Sponsor Guide (PDF)


Local Partners

We are partnering with Sustainable Connections and the Eat Local First campaign. Healthy living starts at home. You are what you eat! Grow Great Kids.




See Kids Traverse Divisions for full details of age groups. 


Bring Your Own (Water) Bottle. We will have water for you to refill your water bottles. This is part of our efforts to provide a sustainable event and demonstrate smart behavior for our kids. We have great drinking water that we work to protect- let’s enjoy it. 

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