Register To Run In The Brat Trot Before Wednesday & Save $$$!

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The early registration deadline to run in this year’s Brat Trot is Wednesday, Sept. 1st, and by registering now (just click here) you’ll save $5 off the regular race fee.

We’re one of the sponsors of this great event, and we’re encouraging all our Readers to lace up and hop on board this fundraiser 5k run, which will benefit two local non-profits:

Both organizations support injury prevention through education and access by providing needy families with essentials such as car seats and cribs.

The brainchild of Tin Room owner Danny House (aka Dan the Sausageman), the race raised nearly $25,000 in 2009 and equally important drew more than 700 people together for a day of fun and festivities. The 5k run was developed in 2009 as a way to gather the community together, Octoberfest style, for an afternoon of exercise followed by a celebration. In the spirit of community the Brat Trot also raises critical funds for

The 5K race begins on SW 152nd widely circling Lake Burien and finishes to cheering crowds around the corner of 10th and back onto SW 152nd. 2010 brings the addition of a 1 mile+ “Seize the Sausage” race perfect for kids and adults alike looking for a shorter venue. Runners can dash out, grab their Bratton and race back to the same finish line as those in the 5K.

Here’s a map of the course:

If you’re a business interested in sponsoring this year’s fundraiser (did we mention that we’re sponsors…?), click here to download a PDF document with more info.

After rappelling down the Rainier Tower for Special Olympics (see our previous coverage here), local celeb “Sam the Sausage” is now focusing on the quintessential prize in the world of meat – that’s right, he’s planning on competing in this year’s Burien Brat Trot, coming up Sunday, Sept. 19th in Olde Burien.

Sam put out this press release Sunday:

If you ist eine güt meat-encased animal type creature, you vil run in dis year’s Brat Trot!

Else risk de pain of meine grosse schmellen!

To avoid Sam’s “grosse schmellen,” you should register right away by clicking here – the fee is only $35, but act fast, because the price goes up Sept. 1st.

To inspire all you meat-encased humanoid creatures, here are some photos of Sausage’s rappel:

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