Your Guide to Paddling Events | Bellingham, Washington

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Nov 19
Pumpkin Pie Push Al Paces Run

Who says you have to wait until after the big meal to have dessert? We’ll work up an appetite on this fun social group run and then enjoy some pumpkin pie after! Keep your feet warm and dry with Gore-Tex New Balance 880s & Gore-Tex Brooks Ghosts!...

Nov 20
Create Your Plan for 2020

Create Your Plan for 2020:

  • Take time before this decade comes to an end to set some powerful intentions for next year.
  • Reflect on where you are in your life. Consider what shifts you can make right now to amp it up, reach you...
Nov 20
Bellingham Ruck Club: Night Ruck

This is a free community event to promote social fitness. We will Ruck (walk with a weighted back pack) 5 miles in the dark and stop for refreshments along the way. Bring your headlamp and a smile!

Dec 1
Bellingham Roller Betties Holiday Themed Scrimmage

The Bellingham Roller Betties will be hosting their annual holiday themed scrimmage! The theme this year is Cat vs. Tinsel.

This will be a double header so get ready to get in the holiday spirit by cheering on your favorite ferocious fel...

Dec 3
Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Bellingham! With stops planned in about 550 communities and more than 40 countries across the globe, this year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and...

May 24
Ski to Sea

Ski to Sea is a multi-sport relay race that covers 93 miles from Mt. Baker to Bellingham Bay. Teams of 3 to 8 racers compete in seven different sports: cross-country ski, downhill ski, run, road bike, canoe, cyclocross bike, and sea kayak.


Jul 18
Tour de Whatcom

Enjoy all that the Northwest has to offer in one beautiful ride! Mt. Baker, Lake Whatcom, valleys, rivers, farmland, and beaches. With rides varying from 22 miles to 100, you’ll find a great ride for every member of the family. All proceeds benefit l...

Sep 13
Mt. Baker Hill Climb

Great views, fresh air, tough climbs. Ascend 4,098 feet from Chair 9 in Glacier to Artist Point (5,140 feet elevation) in approximately 22 miles. The Mt. Baker Highway (SR 542) is known as one of the most scenic paved roads in the country and rarely is...

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