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Fall 2015 athletic events for Whatcom families

Runners and walkers gathered for the 2012 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis. The 2015 event is Dec. 12.
Runners and walkers gathered for the 2012 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis. The 2015 event is Dec. 12. The Bellingham Herald

Fall and winter can be a bit breezy and chilly for outdoor events, but true Northwesterners keep going in all kinds of weather. Here are family-friendly events to keep everyone in shape.

Sept. 5: Lake Padden Relay, 4 Person X 2.6 mile or Individual 10.35 mile, east Lake Padden Park, Bellingham.

Details: gbrc.net/lake_padden_relay.php, 360-739-2105.

Sept. 7: Lynde’ 500 Push Kart Derby, Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St.

Details: http://lyndenpioneermuseum.com, 360-354-3675.

Sept. 19: Station-2-Station Ferndale L.E.F.t. 5K, Bellingham Border Patrol Station, 1431 Sunset Ave., Ferndale.

Details: ACTIVE.com (search for Station-2-Station), Kim Martin, 360-483-5746.

Oct. 3: Run Like a Girl, Fairhaven Park, Bellingham.

Details: http://www.runlikeagirlbellingham.org,

Oct. 3: Take a Kid Mountain Biking, Lake Padden ball fields, Bellingham.

Details: Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition on Facebook, http://wmbcmtb.org, 360-920-9179.

Oct. 10: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Whatcom Mental Health Fair and 5K Run/Walk, Bloedel-Donovan Park, Bellingham.

Details: namiwhatcom.org/stigma-stomp.html.

Oct. 10: Everyday Superheroes 5K Run/Walk, Squalicum Creek Park, Bellingham.

Details: facebook.com/EverydaySuperheroes5k, behindthecross.org.

Nov. 21: Greater Bellingham Running Club Turkey Trot, Whatcom Falls Park, Bellingham

Details: gbrc.net (search Turkey Trot), 360 510-4288.

Dec. 5: Fairhaven Frosty, Fairhaven Park, Bellingham.

Details: gbrc.net (search Fairhaven Frosty), 360-410-8634, 360-739-7816.

Dec. 12: Jingle Bell Run/Walk, Bellingham High School.

Details: jbr.org, 360-746-2663.

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