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Boat race dedicated to late paddling advocate

‘He was always really outgoing and pushing for higher’

A man stands on the rocky shorelines near paddlers making their way through the water.
Paddlers in the Peter Marcus Memorial Race Feb. 25, make the final sprint at Marine Park. The 6-mile race honored Peter Marcus, a pillar of the paddling community in Bellingham, who died of cancer Jan. 28. (Trenton Almgren-Davis/Cascadia Daily News)
By Kelton Burns News Intern
Hot soup, portable heaters and warm clothes awaited racers as they returned to Marine Park Saturday
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