vital-choice-seafoodBellingham Traverse

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 @ Noon

The Traverse Course includes a 5.5 mi. Greenways Run, 6 mi. Mountain Bike, 18 mi. Road Bike, 3.4 mi. Trail Run, 3.6 mi. Paddle, 0.65 mi. Team TREK to the Boundary Bay Brewery Finish Line.

See how you did:

Finish results are up.

Then… let us see how you did:
Did you or your friends and family take pictures during the 2014 Bellingham Traverse? We want to see what the event looked like from your perspective! Show us by posting one of your pics to the Northwest Traverse Facebook Page (especially if it’s one showing off how awesome you looked!). Or send us your race story and we will share it on our blog, The Confluence.

Photo Finish

Jon Brunk Photography will be capturing you as you cross the finish line. Check out 2014 Bellingham Traverse gallery Buy local and put your shining face on the fridge! Here’s the Dept. of Fun:

Vital Choice Bellingham Traverse 2014

The Grand Finale of the Northwest Traverse Series, Vital Choice Bellingham Traverse is a multi-sport event celebrating the life cycle of wild salmon and the natural and urban challenges of their journey. Solo, tandem and relay teams challenge themselves and one another on a rugged course that highlights the City of Bellingham’s Parks, Greenways System, bike-friendly roads, and open water opportunities for recreation.

Check out our maps of each leg and watch NW Traverse TV to see what we’re all about.


Company Teams

We have a great program for local businesses. Check out the Traverse Company Teams and sign up today. New categories this year- BREWERS, BUILDERS, BEAN COUNTERS,MAKERS & HEALERS.

Shout out to our Sponsors

We have great support for this event, both with Traverse Sponsors. Give them a big round of applause!

Get Hooked

Join Bellingham Traverse Facebook Event. Like us on Facebook: Northwest Traverse

BTlogoCheck out the Course

We have Course Descriptions, Maps, and Videos for your viewing pleasure.

Gear & Rules

Here’s what you’re going to need for equipment and the rules
Need to rent gear while you’re here? We’ve got you covered.



The Traverse ties other fun events to it on Saturday. Partnering with The Bellingham Farmers Market, Bellingham Beer Week and The 5 Point Film Festival. This is a big day for Bellingham.





















More Fun to be Had!

Recreation Northwest Event Calendar
Our listing of the races, events and fun stuff that we’ve found to do around the region.

2014 Northwest Traverse Series

We are expanding our reach around the state this year. Here’s the lineup, mark your calendars!

June 14th – Sun Mountain Lodge Winthrop Traverse
June 29th – Vacationland RV Bellingham KIDS Traverse
July 26th – Centro Olympia Traverse 
September 6th – Alaska Airlines North Bend Iron Horse Traverse
September 20th – Vital Choice Bellingham Traverse




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