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Races & Events Coming Up

Please note: Before heading off to the races, please verify start times and locations by using contact numbers and web addresses provided.

We are glad to include your event too! Just send:  Race date, race name, distance(s), location, race start time, contact website or email to genevie@fairhavenrunners.com.

Happy running, racing, walking and, as always, happy trails!



1 Agape Fairy Trail 5K Bellingham/Lake Padden
1 Art Dash Runs 5K/10K/Half Marathon Anacortes
1 Race the Reserve 5K/10K/Half Marathon Whidbey Island
1 Whidbey Island Triathlon Whidbey Island
1 Once Around Lake Cavanaugh 7.8 Mile Lake Cavanaugh
1 Run to the Border 5K Blaine/
2 NW Run-Archery Classic Ferndale/Intalco
2 Oso Strong Arlington
2 Bellingham Youth Triathon Bellingham/Arne Hanna Aquatics Center
3 Bellingham Parks & Rec All-Comers Track Meets Mondays – Aug. 24 Bellingham/Civic Field
8 Miles for Memories Bellingham/Fairhaven
8 Whatcom Dream 5K Bellingham/Roosevelt Park
8 Run for L.I.F.E. 3.5, 7 & 14 mi Lummi Island
8 Stilly Fun Run 5K Arlington
15 Friday Harbor 8.8K Loop Run Friday Harbor
15 & 16 Hamster Endurance Runs Bellingham/Lake Padden
16 The Color Run 5K Bellingham/Downtown
16 Dump Run 3 mile Obstacle Course Concrete
22 Run in Color 5K Oak Harbor
23 Dog Days of Summer Run/Walk Bellingham/Lake Padden
23 Eye Witness Fun Run 10k/5K Mt. Vernon
29 Muds to Suds Ferndale/Hovander Park


 5  Lake Padden Relay Bellingham/Lake Padden
5 North County Road Run 25K/10K/5K Lynden
5 Running Trails with the M.I.G. 5K Bellingham/Whatcom Falls Park
12 Homestead 15 – 15K & 5K Lynden
Fairhaven Runners Waterfront 15K cancelled due to scheduled road construction and closures on course
12 Anne Jackson Memorial Run 5/10K & 2 mi. Dog Walk Mount Vernon
13 Skagit Flats Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Burlington
13 Cultus Lake Triathlon Cultus Lake, B.C.
13 Life and Hope 5K Arlington
19 Station to Station L.E.F.T. 5K Ferndale
19 Baker Lake Classic 25K Baker Lake
19 Run with the Chums 5k Fun/Run Walk Ferndale/BP Highlands
19  SCVSAR Rescue Run 10K & 5K Arlington
19 Bellingham Traverse, Multi-sport Relay & Solo Race Bellingham
19 Excelsior Traverse 10M, 20M Guided Trail Runs North Cascades
26 Island Quest Adventure Race San Juan Islands
26 Thunder Series 12M, 25M, 42M Guided Trail Runs North Cascades
27 Bellingham Bay Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Bellingham


3 Baker Lake Ultra Trail Run 50K Baker Lake
3 MVHS Band Aid 5K Mount Vernon
3 Run Like a Girl Half Marathon Bellingham/Fairhaven Park
3 Fueling Education 5K Anacortes
10 Stigma Stomp 5K Bellingham/Bloedel Donovan
10 East Bank Ross Lake 30M Guided Trail Run Ross Lake
17 Dallas Kloke Mount Erie Memorial Trail Run Anacortes
17 Airport Run for Hope Arlington
24 Run Wild Whatcom & Kids Derby Dash Bellingham/Bloedel Donovan
30 Night of the Running Dead Urban Adventure Run Bellingham/Aslan Brewery
31 Streams of Mercy 10 & 5K Stanwood