Get ready for the area’s favorite family 5k – the Burien Brat Trot – a flat and fast 5k and one mile race throughout the streets of Burien, followed by the best street party around, coming Sunday, Oct. 4! Last year this event raised over $66,000 – the most ever in the history of the race. Will they set another record this year? As in years past, a Bavarian Fest, complete with beer gardens, live bands, pretzels, sausage, beer fraus, bouncy toys, food trucks, cavorting, carousing and this year – featuring Manuela Horn – the Yodeling Dominatrix! REGISTER NOW AND SAVE $$! To register – and save $$ – click here:

https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=121612

PUB CRAWL WILL BE FRIDAY, OCT. 2 Check in at the Tin Room Bar between 6 and 7 p.m., where you will receive:
  • A team pub crawl T-shirt (one per team)
  • Your “crawling” orders! (where to go, how it works, etc.)
  • Teams can be as little as two people – no maximum!
  • The crawl starts and ends at the Tin Room–Theater side bar: 7pm start, 10pm finish.
  • After that, you’re on your own! Please crawl responsibly!
  • $15 per person in advance–$20 at the door.
How to Crawl: Head out as a pack to as many Burien establishments as you can on Crawl Night – earn points, endure challenges, have a blast! All teams participating are entered to win great prizes. Winners announced on race day. Register online in advance or at the door at the Tin room on crawl night between 6 and 7 pm. Benefits Highline Schools Foundation! School Registration Drive Attention Highline Public Schools! Win money for your school … it’s easy! When you register for the Brat Trot, enter your school when asked “please select your school affiliation” and your registration will be counted in our school registration drive! The top 3 schools with the most registrants win money for their school or PTSA! The latest school registration drive standings are here: www.highlineschoolsfoundation.org/events/burien-brat-trot/school-registration/ Check back for updates! The school registration drive contest closes at 11:59 on Thursday, October 1st. NEW SCHOOL MATCH-UPS. MORE SCHOOLS BECOME WINNERS! In order to help schools in our district with the resources they need — we’ve partnered some schools together so more schools benefit! The schools will be chosen on a rotating basis — so if your school isn’t a “partner school” this year – don’t worry — it will be in the coming years. We’re excited about the opportunity to help more schools. Thank you for your support! 2015 Partner Schools:
  • Marvista Elementary & Highline High School
  • St. Francis & and Shorewood Elementary
  • Cascade Middle School & Hazel Valley Elementary
How it works If any of the above schools win 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize—then their partner school will win the same amount! Will both school’s registrations be counted in the drive? Yes, but individually. In other words, if Sylvester gets 10 registrations, they do not count in the St. Francis numbers, and vice-versa. St. Francis has to place 1st, 2nd or 3rd. If they do, both schools win prize awards. REGISTER ONLINE BEFORE OCT. 1 A Family Registration discount is available for both the 5K and short course races and the Corporate Team Challenge is back this year for groups of 10 or more representing the same organization. Online only: www.burienbrattrot.com Be a Brat Trot Angel! Sponsor a student in need! 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. You can be a Brat Trot Angel and sponsor a local child in need so they can run the race without worrying about the fee! Angel donations will be matched with kids in need living in our community. Only $35 to sponsor a child to run or $60 to sponsor 2 children to run. Make a donation at www.burienbrattrot.com PUB CRAWL OCT. 2! Save the Date for The Brat Trot Pub Crawl in Olde Burien on Friday, October 2, 2015. Not your average Pub Crawl! Gather your team of two or more, follow clues and scavenge through B-Town for awesome prizes! Friday, October 2nd. Buy your tickets early and save money! $15.00 per person online and $20 at the door. The Brat Trot is a true community celebration that brings out the fun in all of us and also raises critical funds for the Highline Schools Foundation. The Foundation raises funds, gathers resources, and builds partnerships that support the students in Highline Public Schools. The Foundation provides community resources to help all Highline Public Schools succeed by supporting classroom innovation, the arts, athletics, college scholarships and many more district programs and needs. Questions? Please contact [email protected]. Here’s a clip of last year’s close finish, as shot by Scott Schaefer: [youtube]http://youtu.be/Oz_W7Yzt6u8[/youtube] If you were in last year’s race, check out this slow-mo video taken at the starting line – can you find yourself? [youtube]http://youtu.be/HN-Rx2dvFMA[/youtube] Here are some photos by Schaefer of this great, local event (click images to see larger version/slideshow): P1030062 P1030074   P1030163 P1030141   P1030193 For more information, visit www.burienbrattrot.com.]]>