Half Marathon

Also see:  Half Marathon Course Details  |  Pace Groups  |  Participant Shirts  |  Finisher Awards

Highlights

  • BBM13_Course_0024_300pxBeautiful course with convenient start and finish in downtown Bellingham
  • Short-sleeve gender-specific tech shirt included with registration (long-sleeve shirt upgrade available for $5), finishers receive a commemorative medal
  • Cash prizes for overall winners, age group awards
  • Covered waiting areas at Depot Market Square near start line
  • Pacing available for various finish times – please see our Pace Groups page for details
  • Mostly road, with stretches of urban trail; some hills but no net elevation change
  • Finish area festival featuring live music, food, and beer garden!

Race Times/Locations

  • Start time (all participants): 9:00 am.
  • Finish line close time (all races): 2:00 pm.
  • Start/finish location: Railroad Ave in front of Depot Market Square (1100 Railroad, 98225)

Course

  • See Half Marathon Course Details for map, elevation profile, turn-by-turn directions, description, and highlights
  • Total elevation gain: approximately 500 feet
  • USATF-certified (course number WA10064MN)

Other Info

  • Gear check available at start/finish area
  • Chip timing provided by ChronoTrack
  • Markers every mile
  • Course support
    • Aid stations with water, Hammer HEED electrolyte drink, and petroleum jelly located app. every 2 miles
    • Hammer Gel station near mile 9
    • Medical Aid station near miles 7 and 11
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old on race day
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