Marathon

Marathon Run & Walk

  • Beautiful point-to-point course starting on Lummi Nation and finishing in downtown Bellingham
  • Short-sleeve tech shirt included with registration (long-sleeve shirt upgrade available), finishers receive a commemorative finisher medal
  • Free shuttle bus transportation (for participants only) from finish area to start area
  • Spacious, heated indoor waiting in Wex'liem Community Building at start area
  • Pacers available for 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30 finish times
  • Finish area festival featuring live music, food, and beer garden!

Race Times

  • Start: 7:30 AM (7:00 AM for early start walkers only) - NO LATE STARTS
  • 6.5 hour finish time limit (7 hours for early start walkers) - course closes at graduated pace (app. 14 min/mile), finish line closes at 2:00 pm

About the Course

  • Note: course information is for 2014 and may not apply to 2015.
  • USATF-certified (course number WA11034MN) and Boston qualifier

2014 Map (Click for Full Size)

2014 Elevation

  • See Course Details for highlights, description, and turn-by-turn directions

Other Race Info

  • Gear check available at start - items will be transported to finish during race
  • Chip timing provided by ChronoTrack
  • Markers every mile/5K
  • Course support
    • Aid stations with water, Hammer HEED electrolyte drink, and petroleum jelly located app. every 2 miles
    • Hammer Gel stations near miles 8, 16, and 22
    • Toilets at miles 2.2, 6.2, 11.6, 18.2, 19.4, 19.6, 21, 23.4, 23.5, and 24.2
    • Medical stations near miles 12, 16, 20, and 24