9th Annual Big Backyard 5K

Join friends, family and fellow outdoors enthusiasts in a fun 5K run/walk to support King County Parks – the Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente, June 3 at Marymoor Park.

The ninth-annual event starts at 9:00am. The flat and fast course follows the Marymoor Connector Trail and a portion of the East Lake Sammamish Trail. This family-friendly event is chip timed and welcomes strollers and leashed dogs.

After you tour the park, enjoy post race refreshments, and at 10:00am it’s time for the FREE Kids Dash and Awards Ceremony.

Register online at BBY5K.com. Standard registration is $35 (going up to $40 on race weekend). Youth registration (14 & under) is only $20.

Feeling Fast?  Here’s what the top competitors are racing for:

  • Course Record Bonus $100
  • The top 3 teams receive awards based on the finish of your “Fastest 5”.
  • Division awards go to the top 3 finishers in each 10-year age division.

A couple of lucky participants will win concert tickets to an upcoming Concert at Marymoor Park!

Funds raised help leverage King County taxpayers’ investment in parks, trails and open space by keeping these features open and safe for all to enjoy. The Big Backyard 5K promotes fitness and community involvement, and has raised more than $250,000 for King County Parks in the past eight years.

Calendar Information:

Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Location: King County’s Marymoor Park
Schedule: 7:00am Registration
9:00am 5K Run/Walk
10:00am FREE Kids Dash
10:15am Awards Ceremony
Register: BBY5K.com
Contact: tom@andeventsinc.com.

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About King County Parks

King County Parks – Your Big Backyard – offers more than 200 parks and 28,000 acres of parks and natural lands, including such regional treasures as Marymoor Park and Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, 175 miles of regional trails, 215 miles of backcountry trails and a world-class aquatic center. Learn more at http://www.kingcounty.gov/parks/.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.

Will you be ready?

If this is your first race, there are a few things you should know to make it the healthiest, most fun experience possible. Find training tips for beginners from our partners at Kaiser Permanente.

About Harborstone Credit Union 

Harborstone Credit Union has branch locations in King, Pierce, and Thurston counties to serve its members. As a community credit union, anyone in Washington state can join. We provide financial services and are a trusted source of financial help for the membership we serve. Harborstone is federally insured by NCUA. Visit harborstone.com/ for more information.