Local Running Clubs




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Greater Bellingham Running Club

GBRC promotes health and fitness through participation in running on road, track and cross-country.

GBRC sponsored running events are open to all ages, members and non-members, males and females, joggers and racers of all levels. We recognize age divisions from “9 & under” to “70 & up.”

Recognition is given to participants and certificates and ribbons are awarded to 1st through 4th places.

GBRC Offers:

  • Monthly Road, Trail and Fun Runs (free with paid membership)
  • Track Workout
  • Weekly Group Trail Run
  • Education
  • Social Events
  • Newsletter

Greater Bellingham Running Club Website
Greater Bellingham Registration
Greater Bellingham Running Club Facebook

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Skagit Runners

Skagit Runners is a running club based in Skagit Valley. The club puts on five races each year: the Tulip Run in April, the Lost Lake Ultras in May, the Skagit Flats Marathon/Half Marathon in September, the Baker Lake 50K in October and the Fowl Fun Run in November. Club board meetings are held quarterly. In addition to assisting at many of the local races, club members meet for group runs (which are open to the public) twice a week and have occasional social events.

Skagit Runners Website

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Bellingham Trail Running Club

The BTRC will help you have fun, socialize and achieve your trail running goals whether you are new to trail running, an old pro, an ultra runner or a road runner with an adventurous streak.
Join the BTRC and enjoy the camaraderie and support of other local runners. Members and nonmembers can attend the weekly BTRC group runs. Members receive a discount on BTRS races and a discount on Running Coaching. Coaching plans includes learning how to run efficiently on the trails, tackle the uphills and downhills, race, improve overall fitness.

BTRC website

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Bellingham Distance Project

The Bellingham Distance Project is an elite development racing team based in Bellingham, WA. Founded in 2013, BDP was established to provide elite and sub-elite distance runners with the opportunity to train with a highly competitive club team after college. The goal of this team is to prepare athletes for track, the Olympic Trials, Olympics, National Trail Championships and other competitive races as well as to support and encourage one another beyond racing.

Interested in being a member of BDP? Contact The Bellingham Distance Project.