Run the Bay... Bellingham Bay Marathon



  • Beautiful courses. With views of Bellingham Bay, San Juan islands, and North Cascade mountains, we are often called “the most beautiful marathon in the Pacific Northwest.”
  • Boston Marathon qualifier, USATF-certified courses
  • Finisher Medal for Marathon & Half Marathon finishers
  • Short Sleeve Tech shirts for Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K participants
  • Chip timing
  • Cross-cultural partnership with the Lummi Nation (Marathon begins at the Wex’liem Building)
  • Downtown Bellingham’s businesses and community (all races finish at Depot Market Square)
  • Enthusiastic volunteer support provided by Bellingham Bay Swim Team and Whatcom FC Rangers families