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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]

PHOTOS: Highlights From the 2014 Burien Brat Trot 5k Race

PHOTOS: Highlights From the 2014 Burien Brat Trot 5k Race

We posted the official results along with photos and video by BTB Editor Scott Schaefer the day of the race. Now, BTB photographer Michael Brunk has had time to start digging through his photos to post... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2013 Burien Brat Trot

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2013 Burien Brat Trot

The annual Burien Brat Trot took place today under beautiful blue skies. Over 1,500 people participated in the fifth year of this popular local event. We posted preliminary race results here. BTB photographer... [Read more]

Save some serious $ausage – register for the Brat Trot by midnight Saturday!

Save some serious $ausage – register for the Brat Trot by midnight Saturday!

The beloved Burien Brat Trot – a grassroots fundraiser for various local non-profits – is coming Oct. 6th, and if you like to save $ausage, you should register before midnight this Saturday, Aug.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Sunday’s 2013 Cove To Clover

PHOTOS: Scenes From Sunday’s 2013 Cove To Clover

With another successful Cove to Clover race behind us, here’s a gallery of photos from the event by BTB photog Michael Brunk. You can click individual thumbnails to view high resolution images: #gallery-3... [Read more]

Cove to Clover Snakezilla Half Marathon Finisher Medals Revealed!

Cove to Clover Snakezilla Half Marathon Finisher Medals Revealed!

This year’s Cove to Clover fundraiser run – set for Sunday, April 28 – will also include a brand new Half Marathon, with finishers receiving a brand new medal that will surely ward off all snakes: The... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Looking Back At Last Weekend’s Brat Trot

PHOTO FRIDAY: Looking Back At Last Weekend’s Brat Trot

Looking back, we can fondly remember a sunnier, warmer time. Last weekend. Man, blink and the seasons change on you! It was a perfect weekend for this year’s Brat Trot 5k and the crowds turned out... [Read more]

Record Number of Brats Trot Through Burien Sunday; Here are the Wieners

Record Number of Brats Trot Through Burien Sunday; Here are the Wieners

The first runners start this year’s Brat Trot 5k run! Photo by Michael Brunk. On a perfect, sunny fall day, a record number of people participated in the 2012 Burien Brat Trot, trotting around both... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Our Favorite Shots from Cove to Clover’s “The Uprising”

PHOTOS: Our Favorite Shots from Cove to Clover’s “The Uprising”

With the 2012 Cove to Clover race in our rearview mirror, we’re sorting through our photos from the event and starting to pull out some of our favorites. BTB photog Michael Brunk was stationed at... [Read more]

Local Kids Getting Free Shoes Courtesy of Brooks Running and Cove To Clover

Local Kids Getting Free Shoes Courtesy of Brooks Running and Cove To Clover

The team at Cove to Clover took delivery of a trailer loaded with new running shoes at Burien Town Square on Friday morning. The cases contained 320 pairs of shoes provided by Brooks Running at a steep... [Read more]

Just Who Is That Lady & Fella Jogging With Those Dogs All Around Burien?

Just Who Is That Lady & Fella Jogging With Those Dogs All Around Burien?

Julie (678) and Chris Stiles (578) during a recent 'Cove to Clover' run. by Guy Harper  Ever driven down 21st Avenue SW near Seahurst and have seen a slender nice looking lady wearing a head scarf,... [Read more]

Burien Man Finishes 4 ‘Ultramarathons’ In Grand Slam Of Running

Burien Man Finishes 4 ‘Ultramarathons’ In Grand Slam Of Running

Last time we reported on Burien resident Jeff Wright, he had been honored for volunteering for the non-profit ‘Outdoors For All’ Foundation. Now, we’re talking about him because of something... [Read more]

Family 5K Kicks Off Strawberry Fest June 18, Will Raise $ For Evergreen Pool

Family 5K Kicks Off Strawberry Fest June 18, Will Raise $ For Evergreen Pool

The Strawberry Festival Family 5K (we’re Sponsors) is back and will kick off this year’s Wild Strawberry Festival with a family friendly run/walk through scenic Burien on Saturday, June... [Read more]

Burien Woman Bit By Marathon Bug, Runs One A Week For Full Year

Burien Woman Bit By Marathon Bug, Runs One A Week For Full Year

by Rachel M. Lusby Burien resident Tamara Mackey is not only a strong and active member of the business community, she is also an avid marathon and half marathon “fanatic” who ran 52 half-marathons... [Read more]

“The Snake Is Back” At The 2nd Annual “Cove To Clover” Race Sunday March 14th

“The Snake Is Back” At The 2nd Annual “Cove To Clover” Race Sunday March 14th

The second annual “Cove To Clover” fundraiser 5K race will be Sunday, March 14th, winding its way from the Normandy Park Community Club up the dreaded “snake hill” to the finish... [Read more]

Intern’s View: My Dad Finished The Rock n’Roll Marathon!

Intern’s View: My Dad Finished The Rock n’Roll Marathon!

by Josh Hart Imagine every bone in your body from the waist down aching. You’re sitting on the couch and you can hardly get up. Once you do get up, you can barely move around. Everything just feels... [Read more]