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Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Chase Bret the Brat through the streets of Burien with this fast, fun and frivolous 5K run – coming Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 – to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian... [Read more]

Some Soap Box Derby science tips may help you win at Strawberry Days Saturday

Some Soap Box Derby science tips may help you win at Strawberry Days Saturday

By Joe Moldovan With the upcoming Soap Box Derby race quickly approaching – this Saturday, June 16 at Noon during Strawberry Days – I wanted to share some fun science facts for when you are building... [Read more]

New Soap Box Derby Races being added to Burien’s Strawberry Days Festival

New Soap Box Derby Races being added to Burien’s Strawberry Days Festival

Discover Burien announced a new addition to Strawberry Days – Soap Box Derby Races – to be held on Saturday, June 16! This new event is for anyone and everyone who wants to have a fun time racing... [Read more]

Cub Scout ‘Raingutter Regatta’ will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at St. Bernadette

Cub Scout ‘Raingutter Regatta’ will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at St. Bernadette

Boys Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to make and race a model sailboat in the annual Cub Scout Raingutter Regatta on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9-10 a.m. This fun event is held at St Bernadette... [Read more]

‘Calling all Wieners!’ Dogs needed for Wiener Dog races this Saturday!

‘Calling all Wieners!’ Dogs needed for Wiener Dog races this Saturday!

Discover Burien is currently looking for four-legged canine registrants for its Wiener Dog races, part of the annual ‘Boo In Burien’ being held this Saturday, Oct. 28. The race starts at 3:30... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Burien Brat Trot breaks records under damp skies Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Burien Brat Trot breaks records under damp skies Sunday

Photo by Michael Brunk The 2017 Burien Brat Trot broke records for the number of registered runners (1,309) – an increase of +14% over last year – with 906 crossing the finish line under sometimes... [Read more]

Burien Brat Trot weekend is coming up, and here are all the details!

Burien Brat Trot weekend is coming up, and here are all the details!

Burien Brat Trot weekend is this Saturday & Sunday, and all of B-Town has a lot to look forward to – below are all the details so that you won’t miss out on a single one of the exciting activities! All... [Read more]

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

The main stage entertainment lineup for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – has been announced: Los Flacos performs a blend of the spiciest traditional sounds of Mexico, South America,... [Read more]

Hydroplane racing returning to Angle Lake weekend of Sept. 9-10

Hydroplane racing returning to Angle Lake weekend of Sept. 9-10

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Hydroplane racing will return to SeaTac’s Angle Lake the weekend of Sept. 9-10, as the second annual Frank Hanson Memorial Regatta will take place! From the... [Read more]

Early registration rates for the Burien Brat Trot end Thursday night!

Early registration rates for the Burien Brat Trot end Thursday night!

Early registration rates for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – ends Thursday night, Aug. 31! To register and save a few brat$ ($32 vs $45 on the day of the race), click here: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125705 The... [Read more]

White Center Superhero 5K Run will be back for 5th year on Saturday, March 25

White Center Superhero 5K Run will be back for 5th year on Saturday, March 25

White Center’s 5K Walk & Run will return for its 5th year on Saturday, March 25, with another superhero-themed race. “Who’s your favorite superhero? Lace up, grab your cape and we... [Read more]

Local Cub Scouts will hold a ‘Raingutter Regatta’ sailboat race Saturday, Feb. 4

Local Cub Scouts will hold a ‘Raingutter Regatta’ sailboat race Saturday, Feb. 4

Local Cub Scouts are inviting all to join them for a fun morning of making and racing sailboats at top speed at a ‘Raingutter Regatta’ on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 – 10 a.m. at St. Bernadette... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Duwamish Head Sailboat Race sails past Burien shores

PHOTOS: Duwamish Head Sailboat Race sails past Burien shores

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes more amazing photos, this time documenting Saturday’s Duwamish Head Race, which sailed past the shores of Burien. According to race sponsor Three Tree Point Yacht... [Read more]

Burien Brat Trot raises nearly $65,000 to help Highline Public Schools students

Burien Brat Trot raises nearly $65,000 to help Highline Public Schools students

Burien Brat Trot organizers announced Wednesday (Oc. 5) that thanks to sponsor support and community participation, last weekend’s fundraiser raised nearly $65,000!

PHOTOS/VIDEOS/RESULTS: Brat Trot shines under sunny skies Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEOS/RESULTS: Brat Trot shines under sunny skies Sunday

Sunday’s (Oct. 2) 2016 Brat Trot 5K race was won by Burien resident Kelly MacKay, 30, with a time of 17:08: The top female finisher was Carmen Storer, with a time of 19:53: Tasha Rozsnyai (21:58)... [Read more]

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Burien’s annual Brat Trot fundraiser arrives this weekend – with the Pub Crawl Friday night and the run and Bavarian Fest on Sunday – and it’s going to be a fun-filled one! NOTE: Online... [Read more]

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

A FREE, scavenger hunt style ‘Family Fun Run’ race for runners and walkers of all ages will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Town Square Park. The run will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the... [Read more]

Free ‘Family Fun Run’ will be Thursday, May 19 at Burien Town Square Park

Free ‘Family Fun Run’ will be Thursday, May 19 at Burien Town Square Park

A free ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be held on Thursday, May 19, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Burien Town Square Park. The 60-minute... [Read more]

Is it ‘Cove to <em>Over</em>‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Is it ‘Cove to Over‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Photo by Scott Schaefer. Sad news for the local fundraiser scene, as community activist John Nelson announced Monday that he is stepping down as Organizer of the Cove to Clover fundraiser, which just completed... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

Drone footage of the start of Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K race courtesy David White (and yes, he’s FAA-certified!). 16-year old Erik Harang of Normandy Park – who led through most of the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Sunday is the ‘Cove to Clover’ 5K fundraiser race!

REMINDER: Sunday is the ‘Cove to Clover’ 5K fundraiser race!

The Cove 2 Clover 5K fundraiser race is Sunday, March 13, starting at Noon at the Normandy Park Cove beach parking lot (NOT the community center).   Residents can expect road closures and delays between... [Read more]

Online registration for Sunday’s Cove to Clover fundraiser ends Wednesday

Online registration for Sunday’s Cove to Clover fundraiser ends Wednesday

Online Registration for the 2016 ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser – to be held on Sunday, March 13 – ends this Wednesday, March 9. Organizers say that to help guarantee that you get a cool... [Read more]

Cove to Clover fundraiser will run – and crawl – through the area March 11-13

Cove to Clover fundraiser will run – and crawl – through the area March 11-13

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill during last year’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The... [Read more]