Though it’s one of the fastest legs of the Ski to Sea Race in terms of speed, the road biking leg is also the longest leg, as the course transitions from the mountain to the back roads of Whatcom County.
Photos from the parade are shown as a marching band made up of students from Bellingham middle schools performs at the start of the Junior Ski to Sea Parade on Friday, May 19, in Bellingham. The annual event started at Cornwall Avenue and Kearney Street and ended downtown at Railroad Avenue and Champion Street.
Hundreds of kids competed in the 2017 Ski to Sea Race on Saturday, May 20. This year, six-member teams competed in a five-leg race consisting of running, Hula Hoop partner race, biking, soccer and an obstacle course.
Nearly 30 teams competed under sunny skies Saturday afternoon in the 2017 Junior Ski to Sea Middle School & Community Race at Lake Padden Park. The relay's legs included running, bicycling and an obstacle course.
Ski to Sea 2017 kicks off with Junior Race at Lake Padden
See highlights of the 2017 Junior Ski to Sea Parade
Watch highlights from the 2016 Ski to Sea Race
Ski to Sea racers hand off from road bike to canoe