Free Traverse Course Previews throughout the Summer

This summer we will be offering free training/course previews for the Bellingham Traverse. These events are free, with the caveat that we are out to have Fun! We will be previewing the Mountain Bike, Trail Run and Paddle courses to give people a chance to see exactly where the course goes. The Greenways Run and Road Bike courses are evident, but if you have questions, call Todd (360-739-8458).

The Bellingham 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.  We look forward to seeing you on  Saturday, September 16th at 12:00pm noon at Boundary Bay Brewery.

Traverse Course Preview dates/locations

Tuesday, June 20th, 5:30pm – Mountain Bike
(meet at the horse parking lot at Lake Padden)

Wednesday, July 12th, 5:30pm – Paddle
(meet at Marine Park – drop your boat and then park near the Boating Center where we’ll finish)

Tuesday, July 18th, 5:30pm – Trail Run
(meet in the Post Point parking lot near Index Sensors at 4th st and Harris Ave)

Tuesday, August 8th, 5:30 – Paddle
(meet at Marine Park – drop your boat and then park near the Boating Center where we’ll finish)

Tuesday, August 15th, 5:30pm – Mountain Bike
(meet at the Lake Padden Tennis courts parking lot)

Thursday, August 31st, 6:00pm – Trail Run
(meet at Fairhaven Runners)

If you’d like to view the course through the comfort of computer (and sit on the couch) you may watch videos of each leg on our Traverse YouTube channel or check out the maps of each leg below.

Traverse Course resources

Greenways Run (5.5 mi) map / watch video

Mountain Bike(6.0 mi) map / watch video

Road Bike (18 mi.) map / watch video

Trail Run (3.4 mi)  map / watch video

Paddle (3.6 mi. / foul weather course 2.3 mi.) map / watch video

Team TREK (0.65 mi.) map / watch video


If you have questions, call Todd at 360-739-8458.

As co-founder and executive director of Recreation Northwest, Todd promotes outdoor recreation and brings people together to enjoy, preserve and improve the places where we play.


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