PHOTOS: Brat Trot Sponsors Party At Tin Theater; Plus, Still Room For More


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Wednesday night (Sept. 14), a Sponsor Party was held at Burien’s Tin Theater for business leaders who have pitched in to help the upcoming (Oct. 9th) Brat Trot 5k Fundraiser (we’re a Sponsor), which will benefit the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence as well as Safe Kids of South King County.

Sponsors present at the wing-ding included:

  • Merrill Lynch
  • The B-Town Blog
  • Kenner Dental Group
  • Chuck & Lisa Tuman of Windermere Realty
  • Orthodontics of Burien
  • Cox Financial
  • HMS Host
  • Burien Honda
  • Emerald City Smoothie
  • Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub

If you’re a local business who wants to get in on this great event, it’s not too late, but…

“We are almost entirely sold out,” said Highline Schools Foundation Executive Director Ashley Fosberg. “There is availability at the $250 level though – here’s what they get:

  • Name on race t-shirt
  • Sponsor poster
  • Banners
  • For a nominal fee they can also have a booth at the finish line!”

And don’t forget – premium sponsor Alaska Airlines is holding a drawing for two tickets to anywhere they fly (excluding Hawaii and Mexico), and all you have to do to enter is

Text BRAT to 44227 for a chance to win!
(message and data rates may apply)

Here are some pics of Wednesday night’s event, courtesy Lisa Tuman:

If you’re interested in running/walking in the event, you can also now register online – here are the details:

5k Solo Race
The 5K race begins @ 1:00 PM (at the corner of 10th and 152nd)

  • $35.00 registration (through 10/7 at 11:59 PM US/Pacific)
  • $40.00 day of registration (available at the race only)

Short Course Race (about 1 mile)
The short course race begins @ 1:40 PM (at Lake Burien Park)

  • $30.00 registration (through 10/7 at 11:59 PM US/Pacific)
  • $35.00 day of registration (available at the race only)

Family Registration (4 or More People, Same Household)
Family rate available through 9/15. Family Registration opportunities exist for both the 5K and short course races.

  • $100.00 for 4 family members, $10.00 each after fourth

Be an “Angel” Donor and Sponsor a Child (Sign up and Pay Now)
Each year during our school competitions we encounter families with children who would love to run but cannot afford the registration fee or do not have adequate shoes to run in. The Angel Donor funds will be matched with kids – either partial or full.

  • $30 to sponsor a child
  • $20 to sponsor running shoes for a child (through 10/7 at 11:59 PM US/Pacific)

Click here to register!

Here’s more info:

Sunday, October 9 will be a great day of German-style fun and exercise presented by the Tin Room Bar & Grill in Olde Burien!

The 5K race starts at 1:00 p.m. in the heart of Olde Burien and widely circles Lake Burien. The “Seize the Sausage” Family Race (about one mile) starts at Lake Burien Park at 1:40 p.m. Both events finish to cheering crowds right in the heart of Olde Burien where revelers can enjoy a day-long Oktoberfest style festival including brats, beer gardens, live entertainment and plenty of activities for kids! Costumes are encouraged!

The Brat Trot is a true community celebration – one that brings out the fun in all of us – and it also raises critical funds for two local non-profits:

Safe Kids King County South and Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence.

Thank you to our main event sponsors:


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