Get Hooked on the 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.
Saturday, September 15th
Jon Brunk Photography captured you as you crossed the finish line. Check out 2017 Bellingham Traverse gallery Buy local and put your shining face on the fridge!
Shout out to our Sponsors
We have great support for this event, both with Traverse Sponsors and Company Teams. Give them a big round of applause!
Like us on Facebook: Bellingham Traverse
Get Hooked up with a Team or Teammates!
Find new friends and get a team together on our Facebook: Traverse Team Finder.
If you aren’t on the facebook and you want to connect, contact Todd and he’ll do his best to hook you up.
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.
We have a great program for local businesses. Check out the Traverse Company Teams and sign up today.
The Traverse media promotions plan is funded by City of Bellingham Tourism Promotion Grant Program
Read the latest Traverse news from The Confluence
2018 Bellingham Traverse T shirtsEach year we offer a new color to add to your Traverse T-shirt collection. This year, we’re going with this look for both men and women: Order yours before September 3rd! Buy them when you register your team or just for fun.
Get a Room! for the Traverse in SeptemberComing from out of town for the Traverse this September? Get a Room! These are the handpicked places we have to offer. Throughout Bellingham and Whatcom County, you’ll find a diverse selection of traditional and unique lodging choices that reflect your preferences in size, style, location and budget. Come on in… your room is ready. Springhill Suites... Read More →
2017 Bellingham Traverse Wrap UpThis past weekend we hosted the Bellingham Traverse. We’ve been at this endeavor for 16 years and yes, it’s evolved over the years, but the foundation of fun is at the core. As Kai Rysdall says on Marketplace, “First, let’s do the numbers.” We have 20 sponsors for the event. Led by Boundary Bay Brewery... Read More →