The 2015 Burien Brat Trot fundraiser is coming next weekend, starting with a Pub Crawl on Friday, Oct. 2, and ending with the big 5K race on Sunday, Oct. 4, so it’s time to register!

This annual event serves as a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation.

The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and one mile race throughout the streets of Burien, followed by the best street party around…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!

The funnest fundraiser night around – the annual Pub Crawl – will be Friday night, Oct. 2, and this year with Manuela Horn, our area’s own ‘Yodeling Dominatrix’ and ‘Oktoberfest Queen.’

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:

Check back for updates! The school registration drive contest closes at 11:59 on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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

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.

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:

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

Gather your team of two or more, follow clues and scavenge through B-Town for awesome prizes! Buy your tickets online and save money! $15 per person online and $20 at the door.

The fun starts at the Tin Room Bar, where you can check in between 6 – 7 p.m., with a special performance by Manuela scheduled for 7 p.m.

$35 online (or $40 at the door) makes you a Pub Crawl VIP! Includes a free beer at the Tin Room, a cool Brat Trot Beanie, and more entries into the Pub Crawl raffle!  Woo Hoo!
Hey B-town! It’s time to register for the Burien Brat Trot Pub Crawl! Here’s how:
Go to

Click on the “online registration” tab select one of the following pub crawl options:

  • V.I.P. Pub CRAWLER: $35 in advance online thru 10/1
  • $40 at the door


  • A Burien Brat Trot Beanie!
  • A drink ticket redeemable at the Tin Room on Crawl Night!
  • Extra raffle entries for our awesome pub crawl prizes!
  • A pub crawl t shirt!
  • Challenges to endure at each crawl stop

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  • Check in at the Tin Room Bar between 6 and 7 p.m., where you will receive:
  • A pub crawl T-shirt (one per person – see sample below)
  • 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, with a 7 p.m. start, and 10 p.m. finish.
  • Don’t miss the performance by Manuela Horn to kick off the Crawl at 7 p.m. at the Tin Room.
  • Please crawl responsibly!

Check out the 2015 Pub Crawl Shirt which is given out to all registered entrants:
pub crawl tee 2015

Questions? Please contact [email protected].

Here’s a clip of last year’s close finish, as shot by Scott Schaefer:


If you were in last year’s race, check out this slow-mo video taken at the starting line – can you find yourself?



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2015 Sponsors! Look who is already IN!!

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