Presented By Flora Health
The 13.1 Course, 9:00 AM Start
Register early because this race will sell out! Join fellow trail runners for this epic half marathon trail race in Whatcom County, Northwest Washington. The race starts along the scenic setting of beautiful Lake Padden and makes its way up and through the forested single track trails (see course map). A fun and challenging trail half marathon that is sure to please. TIME LIMIT for this race will be 4 hours. There will be NO DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION.
We encourage everyone to carpool if at all possible as parking will be very limited.
There will be four aid stations along the course that will provide water, Gu2o and plenty of encouragement.
Post race support
Join the post race party lakeside for recovery food, drink and friends. Recovery soups and foods provided by Terra Organica, Great Harvest Bread & Bookfare Cafe
Massage Therapists will also be on hand to do post race recovery massage for a minimal charge.
Your race photo will be taken along the course by our professional photographer, Glenn Tachiyama Photography. Visit his website to purchase prints at: http://www.tachifoto.net/
Post Race Awards
Awards by Bay Engraving will be presented to first male and female overall, special awards to first male and female masters overall & grand masters overall, top 3 in each ten year age category. PLUS random prizes will also be awarded to various runners which include a weekend getaway at the Sandcastle Resort in beautiful Birch Bay, WA, whale watch trips in the San Juan Islands by San Juan Cruises, running shoes, running apparel, dining certificates and more!!
Although we have a passion for running and racing, we also feel that reaching out to help our children in need will make our community a better place for everyone. This years proceeds will benefit Rebound Of Whatcom County and other youth programs. To learn more about Rebound go to: www.reboundwc.org
A Shout Of Thanks!
Sponsors & Support
2012 Race Presented By Flora Health, www.florahealth.com
Supporting Sponsor, Northwest Sleep Solutions, www.nwsleepsolutions.com
Many Thanks to our friends At: Fairhaven Runners, Rice Insurance, Whatcom Events-Ski to Sea, City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation, The North Face, GU Energy Products,Glenn Tachiyama Photography, Tyler Mitchell Photography, San Juan Cruises, Amazing Maps, Book Fare Cafe, KISM 92.9 & the Cascade Radio Group, Boundary Bay Brewery, Island Hoppin Brewery, Greater Bellingham Running Club, Skagit Runners, Adventures Northwest Magazine, Udo's Oil, Oil The Machine, Great Harvest Bread Company, Bellingham Herald, Fairhaven Bike Club, Often Epic Trail Runners, Blessings Salon-Aveda, Cascade Mountain Runners, Girls On The Run Whatcom County, Graphics By Casey Burton, Bellingham Public Market, Terra Organica, Organic Valley, Coconut Kenny's, Kind, Bay Engraving, Evergreen Trail Runs, Jody Bergsma Gallery, Baker's Breakfast Cookie, The Woods Coffee, Tropix Salon of Fairhaven, Fairhaven Bike & Ski and Krissy Moehl & Runner Girl Races, Rudy's Pizza, Skylarks Hidden Cafe, Go Big Paintball.
If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity for this year's half marathon trail race, please go to: and fill out the simple application and your set.
All volunteers will get a free shirt and be entered into a drawing for some really cool prizes!
THIS RACE COULD NOT HAPPEN WITHOUT THE HELP OF VOLUNTEERS LIKE YOU!!