Why Run The Bay?

  • Featuring views of Bellingham Bay, San Juan islands, and North Cascade mountains, we are often called the most beautiful marathon in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Fantastic volunteer support, course entertainment, and finish festivities – including a Boundary Bay beer garden!
  • Boston qualifier marathon, USATF-certified courses, ChronoTrack chip timing
  • Quality tech shirt for all participants, commemorative medal for marathon and half marathon finishers, commemorative ribbon for 10K and 5K finishers

The Bellingham Bay Marathon Proudly Benefits:

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And other local youth non-profit organizations – see our Beneficiaries page for more information.