Welcome to the Fun With The Fuzz 5k website! The Fun With the Fuzz 5K is a road race in Bellingham Washington that is open to both runners and walkers.  100% of the proceeds from this race go directly to the  Behind the Badge Foundation which is responsible for taking care of the families of fallen officers as well as maintaining the Washington State Law Enforcement Memorial located in Olympia.

This race hopes to provide assistance as well as awareness for this great foundation.

Every year, we at Fun With The Fuzz 5k attempt to give you the best event experience we possibly can. We want to make sure you enjoy everything from start to finish.  Here are some of the things that make the Fun With The Fuzz 5K one of the most unique events in Bellingham!

  • Cash prize for the overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers of the Men's and Women's Divisions!
  • The course is open to both runners and walkers
  • Fun with the Fuzz reusable grocery bags with your race packet pickup.
  • Pre-race packet pickup the day before the race at the Bellingham Police Department
  • Chip-timed race - Accustat Sports Timing will be on hand to give you live finishing times
  • Professional race photography by Jon Brunk Photography
  • T-shirts for the first 1500 registered 
  • Coffee provided by Starbucks
  • Post-race pizza provided by Little Caesars and other refreshments provided by Haggen 
  • Fun with the Fuzz ribbons for the top finishers in each age group
  • Great raffle giveaways from the Diehl Ford, Scotty Browns, Roger Jobs Motors and more!!!
  • Plus much more...

Behind the Badge Foundation

The mission of the Behind the Badge Foundation is to honor the sacrifices of those officers who have died or suffered a catastrophic injury in the line of duty by:

  • Serving as the trusted resource to families and surviving officers
  • Providing immediate and on-going support
    • Maintaining the Law Enforcement Memorial as eternal recognition and remembrance for fallen Washington officers.