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Pay it Forward Virtual 5K/10K


Support Our Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness

Peoples Bank is ready to Pay it Forward with our inaugural virtual 5K/10K. 100% of all entry fees will be donated to local community organizations that are helping those experiencing homelessness. The Peoples Bank Pay it Forward Virtual 5K/10K can be completed anytime between September 1, 2020, and midnight on October 31, 2020. We are asking the community to move with us, and support our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Participants can run, walk, bike, swim, rollerblade, scooter, dance, skip, crawl, hippity-hop, etc. toward your chosen distance. Come join us!

Register for Virtual 5K/10K

Event Details

  • What: Peoples Bank Pay it Forward Virtual 5K/10K 
  • When: September 1, 2020 - October 31, 2020
  • How: Your preferred method of movement. You can run, walk, swim, bike, skate your way through a 5K or 10K.
  • Cost: $20 (100% of proceeds donated to local community organizations.)
  • Included: All participants will receive a locally crafted wood medal and race bib. 
  • Event Registration: We've partnered with to manage event registration. There is a $3.95 activation fee (

By completing the 5K/10K, you can be eligible to win an additional $500 for the charity of your choice!

Share a picture or video of you participating in the Pay it Forward Virtual 5K/10K on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #PBVirtual5k10k to be entered to win one of three $500 prizes in the form of a donation to the charitable organization of your choice. One entry per person, per social media platform.

                                                                            Peoples Bank Pay it Forward Race Bib

                   2020 Pay it Forward Race Medal                                                                    2020 Pay it Forward Digital Race Bib

2021 Community Report

In this report we share stories about our dedicated employees, our hard-working customers, and the accomplishments of the non-profit organizations we support.

Read the Report

100% of entry fees will be donated to the organizations below. Additional donations can be mailed to Peoples Bank at PO Box 233, Lynden, WA 98264 or by clicking the organization links below.

Whatcom County:
Northwest Youth Services

Snohomish County:
Cocoon House

Skagit County:
Anacortes Family Center

King County:
Mary's Place

Lighthouse Ministries

Island County:
Whidbey Homeless Coalition