Friday, September 16th
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Packet Pickup @ Boundary Bay’s Mountain Room
6:00pm Pre-Race meeting*
Come around back and enter through the alley off Maple Ave, look for the red Traverse tent.
It’s a big night in downtown Bellingham, you may want to walk or ride your bike to Boundary.
Join us for a PARTY ! Friday night is also Boundary’s 21st Birthday celebration.
Come pick-up your Traverse race packet, meet-up with your team for the pre-race meeting and then enjoy the Boundary Birthday festivities.
*New in 2016
We will be doing an extended pre-race meeting Friday night, complete with a detailed course review.
Come pick up your numbers and other goodies.
We’ll also have Traverse T-shirts for sale.
Only 1 person from your team needs to come to packet pickup, but you’re also welcome to meet-up as a team, plan your day and enjoy some Traverse IPA.
Saturday, September 17th
Here’s the rundown on what’s happening during the day.
8:00 am – 11:00 am Packet Pickup on Railroad Ave @ Boundary Bay
Look for the red Traverse tent next To Boundary on the corner of Railroad & Maple.
9:00 am – 11:00 am Equipment Staging at Transitions
11:00 am Informational Meeting in Boundary Bay Garden
12:00 pm START at Boundary Bay Brewery
2:15 pm – Release of Road Bikers
4:30 pm – Release of Paddlers
Please pick up your boats as soon as you can from Cornwall Beach (5:30 at the latest so our volunteers can join the party).
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Traverse Finish Line at Farmer’s Market / Boundary Bay
We close the street and have a block party. There will be a beer garden at the Finish Line on Railroad, so you can swill and cheer on your friends as they finish behind you.
After your team finishes the race, have some snacks, and buy some shirts- then you can go get your team photo taken in front of the Traverse backdrop. You’ll feel like a champion!
Be sure to stop by the REI tent for your chance to win a Traverse Ale pint & pint glass!
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm Music in the Lower Traverse Ale Garden (the one you’re used to)
5:30 pm Awards Ceremony in Boundary Beer Garden (after the last team finishes).
5:30 pm We auction off any boats left at Cornwall Beach- if you haven’t picked yours up, we’re selling it to the highest bidder.