Saturday, September 16th, 2017
Get Hooked on the 16th annual Bellingham Traverse, a fun relay race that celebrates the journey of wild salmon. Families, friends and local companies form Chinook (solo), Coho (tandem) and CHUM (relay teams) to run, bike and paddle through Bellingham’s scenic parks, winding trails and open waterways.
Registration is Open, we look forward to seeing you soon!
Need a teammate or a team? We’ve set-up a Facebook group to help you out.
Need Gear? Check out our Traverse Gear Rental options.
Kayak Rental Specials: Traverse Kayak Rental Packages at Community Boating Center
Have fun with your friends and compete with the best–everyone is welcome to participate in this beloved community event. Celebrate your accomplishment with a pint of Traverse RED IPA at the Boundary Bay Brewery Finish Line! The Traverse supports the Stewardship Programs of Recreation Northwest.
Traverse Course Previews
Join us to pre-ride, run & paddle the sections of the course we most often get asked about.
August 8th, 5:30pm – Paddle (meet at Marine Park – drop your boat and then park near the Boating Center where we’ll finish)
August 15th, 5:30pm – Mt Bike (meet at the Lake Padden Tennis courts parking lot)
August 31st, 6:00pm – Trail Run (meet at Fairhaven Runners)
Check out the past Traverse Results (2010 – 2016).
Jon Brunk Photography captured you as you crossed the finish line. Check out 2016 Bellingham Traverse gallery Buy local and put your shining face on the fridge!
We have a great program for local businesses. Check out the 2017 Traverse Company Teams and sign up today.
Shout out to our Sponsors
We have great support for this event, both with Traverse Sponsors. Give them a big round of applause!
Like us on Facebook: Northwest Traverse
The Traverse media promotions plan is funded by City of Bellingham Tourism Promotion Grant Program