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Run with the Chums

5k Fun Run & Smolt Sprint!


Run with the Chums is an annual, free, 5K fun run and kids' Smolt Sprint obstacle course in celebration of healthy water, healthy habitat, and healthy people. All speeds are welcome!

The 12th Annual
Run With The Chums

September 14th, 2024

5K Start Time: 10:00 AM
Kid's Smolt Sprint Start Time: 9:45 AM
Check In & Registration will open at 8:30 AM
Location: BP Highlands, Birch Bay
6898 Point Whitehorn Rd., Blaine, WA 98230

Register for your start time before September 1st to receive your FREE Run with the Chums t-shirt on race day. All pre-registered participants will be offered a t-shirt, sizes available while supplies last.

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Thank you to our 2023 event partners and sponsors!

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Whatcom Water Week Logo
BP Logo
Whatcom Water Allaince Logo
Birch Bay Water & Sewer District Logo
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Run with the Chums Course

A map of the RWTC course

Check out past Run with the Chums Races!

Saving Water Saves Salmon! 

Take the Whatcom Water Alliance Water Use Efficiency Pledge

Two women and two children pose at photo booth. They hold props including an orca, salmon, poop emoji, tophat, and two signs. The first sign says I love clean water. The second says I pledge to fix leaking pipes.
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