Congratulations to Elizabeth “ZZ” of Blaine – winner of the Jr. Ski to Sea Race Design Contest! Elizabeth’s design will appear on the official race t-shirts, posters and she will receive a gift certificate from the Bellingham McDonalds that will allow her to get a treat a week for the year! Thank you to Haggen and KAFE Radio/Cascade Radio Group for sponsoring the contest!
The Junior Ski to Sea Race presented by Haggen Northwest Fresh is an annual relay race organized and hosted by the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry. It is for participants who are in 3rd grade or older.
The 2018 Junior Ski to Sea Race was held on Saturday, May 19th at Zuanich Point Park, on the beautiful Bellingham waterfront!
Congratulations to team Fire Falcons. This is their 3rd first-place finish in a row! We can’t wait to see you in 2018!
Each year, six-member teams register to participate in a five-leg race consisting of running, Hula Hoop partner race, biking, soccer and an obstacle course.
There are three races and three divisions per race.
AM Elementary Race (3rd, 4th & 5th graders)
Check-in & course walk-through – 8:00 a.m.
Race begins – 9:00 a.m.
Middle School & Community Race (6th, 7th & 8th graders and anyone in 3rd grade and older may compete in “community race”)
Check-in & course walk-through – 11:00 a.m.
Race begins – 12:00 p.m.
PM Elementary Race (3rd, 4th & 5th graders)
Check-in & course walk-through – 1:15 p.m.
Race begins – 2:15 p.m.
Check out photos of past competitors on the Jr. Ski to Sea Fan Page.
Click here to view the race course.
Ryan and Myra demonstrate the new Hula Hoop partner event.
Jr. Race finish line – photo by Cody I. Smith
Fun team names and fun team costumes!
Participants are entered into a drawing to win a new bike from Kulshan Cycles!
Jr. Race 2015 – photo by Cody I. Smith