VIDEO: Slow-mo of the start of the 2015 Brat Trot plus…the Top Wieners!


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Carmen Storer, the top female finisher, poses with Tin Room Owner Danny House after the 2015 Burien Brat Trot.

Under the usual clear blue, sunny skies (seems like it’s this way every year!), the 2015 Burien Brat Trot 5K fundraiser race took place on Sunday, Oct. 4, with Paul Yung, 24, of Normandy Park.

This year’s run times seemed much faster, as Yung easily beat the 2014 winning time of 18:27, set last year by Mason Gionet.

Steven Colmus, 42, came in second.

Here are the Top 10 Overall Wieners:

  1. Paul Yung, 24 (M): 15:53
  2. Steven Colmus, 42 (M): 16:05
  3. Ambrose Motavu, 28 (M): 16:20
  4. Brad Anawalt, 53 (M): 16:30
  5. Jerome Damey, 25 (M): 16:44
  6. Brian Sepal, 55 (M): 16:46
  7. Patrick Talmadge, 34 (M): 16:52
  8. Riley McQuiston, 26 (M): 17:16
  9. Kyle House, 25 (M) 17:36
  10. Jeff Rhubotom, 23 (M): 17:39

The top female finisher was Carmen Storer, 30, with a time of 17:51 – still enough to handily win last year’s overall race. Other top women included:

2. Tamara Pulse: 17:57
3. Maryann Orwiler: 18:03
4. Casey Jeannot: 19:08
5. Denise Sagmoen: 19:14
6. Hannah Bausch: 19:16
7. Megan Detuerw: 20:32
8. Sophie Jones: 22:24
9. Gabriela Watson: 23:29
10. Elizabeth Mann: 23:56

The oldest finishers were Warren Norman, 84, and Caroline Erickson, 73.

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield came in 143rd.

To see full race results, click here.

This year’s race was started by Manuela Horn, everyone’s favorite Oktoberfest Queen (and Yodeling Dominatrix), who counted runners down before yodeling them off southbound on 10th Ave SW. Manuela later entertained a young, lively crowd in front of the Tin Room with her son Max.

We’re proud to have been one of the founding Sponsors, since this great community event began way back in 2009. It serves as a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence.

We’ll be adding more photos and videos from the race, so be sure to check back soon.

Here’s a slow-mo video of the start of the race – can you spot yourself, or anyone you know?:

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