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Ski to Sea

Annual relay race cancelled

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

For the first time in 47 years the Baker-to-bay run won’t usher in summer.
Event organizers have cancelled thus year’s annual Ski to Sea relay race on Memorial Day.

“It is with great disappointment that we must announce that the 2020 Ski to Sea race is canceled due to the circumstances associated with the coronavirus,” Anna Rankin, Whatcom Events executive director, said. “The decision to interrupt this tradition of 46 years was difficult and painful. However, cancellation is the only responsible choice given the logistics in preparing for the race, the uncertainty of our ability to safely stage the event on May 24, and our sensitivity to the financial and potential health impacts to racers.”

Ski to Sea has been an uninterrupted annual celebration of our community’s diverse outdoor recreational opportunities since 1973.

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