Brat Trot Banners Go Up, Festooning Olde Burien in Bavarian Colors

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Several blue and white checked flags promoting the upcoming Oct. 7 Burien Brat Trot were installed on SW 152nd street lampposts over the weekend, festooning Olde Burien in traditional Bavarian Oktoberfest colors.

The Burien Brat Trot 5k and 1 mile “seize the sausage” family race has become one of our community’s greatest events (we’re proud to be an ongoing, original Sponsor). and benefits two important local organizations — The Highline Schools Foundation, which gathers community resources to support the 18,000 students in Highline Public Schools, and Safe Kids King County South, which supports injury prevention through access and education.

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer got out and took some pics just before sunset Monday night (Sept. 10) – click images to see larger versions/slideshow:

“All day long on October 7, 2012, enjoy an Oktoberfest style party complete with beer, great food, music, zany fun centered around the Burien Brat Trot 5K™ or 1 mile race!” reads an announcement.

To register for this great fundraiser event, click here:

The 5K race begins at the corner of 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, circles Lake Burien and finishes to cheering crowds in front of The Tin Room! View the official course map here. The one mile race starts at Lake Burien Park and also finishes in the heart of the festivities.

September 20th – October 4th
Hey B-Town! Have some fun with family and friends in the “Spot the Sausage” Scavenger Hunt. Over 20 “sausages” (toy hot dogs!) will be placed in businesses all up and down SW 152nd street — it’s your job to find them and Facebook or email a photo of YOU near them! Every “find” gets you an extra entry into our drawing two round trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies! To enter and get all of the details, go to the Brat Trot Facebook page. Have fun!

Friday, October 5th

New this year! Details coming soon so be sure to check back often.

Here’s a video we produced last year, when we stuck a GoPro camera to runner Brent Volle’s head:

To read about our previous coverage (including great photos & videos) and our ongoing involvement with this great local fundraiser, click here.

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