RACE START: May 5, 2018 10:00 AM
Registration: 8:00 AM–9:00 AM (Payment, Waivers, Race Numbers)
Pre-Race Meeting: 9:15 AM
Director: Marc Blake
IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL RACERS in the Lake Whatcom Classic!
THERE WILL BE BOAT INSPECTIONS for Aquatic Invasive Species. Inspectors will be on-site to check boats, and the process will be fast and efficient. We have also confirmed that there will be NO FEE for racers. You can speed the process by taking this informative online course, then printing and bringing the certificate:
Getting to the Start
Take the Lakeway Drive exit off I-5 (exit #253), and head east on Lakeway drive for approximately a mile and a half. Then take a left on Electric Ave., and proceed for another mile and a half until you come to the Bloedel Donovan Park entrance on your right. Once in the park drive to the boat launch area.
Pre-register online! One click, one form, and you can help speed up the race day registration process and ensure accurate spelling of your name. Plus, save five bucks.
Long Course: The course starts at Bloedel Donovan Park, and bends down the lake to Reveille Island, where participants will circle it counterclockwise, and back to the start/finish line.
Short Course: The course starts at Bloedel Donovan Park and turns at the second southern point, back to the start/finish line.
Long Course: Evan Jacobs and Tyler Peterson, 2013, 1:24:17.2 in a 2x Flatwater Shell.
Short Course: David Deschenes, 2017, 34:41 in a 1x Flatwater Shell.
Members and Juniors: $10 per person if registered online; $15 per person day of
Nonmembers: $15 per person if registered online; $20 per person day of race.
Boats of 3+ competitors: $10 per person (members and/or nonmembers).
Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category.