Traverse History & News

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We are the Bellingham Traverse

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The Bellingham Traverse began in 2002, to celebrate the life-cycle of wild salmon, showcase Bellingham Parks and Greenways and as a means for community members to support local non-profits. In 2013, we started Recreation Northwest to manage the event and create value for our community.

In the fall of 2018, the Bellingham Traverse was sold to Pacific MultiSports. Marc Blake, the owner of Pacific Multisports, is also the race director of the Lake Whatcom Triathlon, involved in the Triathlon Club and expanding his new business into timing and other race related services. Marc raced the Traverse as a Chinook (soloist) and wants to see it continue as a beloved community event. You can read more about the race’s transition in this blog post.

You can check out all of Pacific Multisports’ upcoming events here.

Traverse News

Save the date: August 19, 2023