Big Backyard 5K 2019 in photos


Ok. We did it. 10th annual Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente. We even added a 10k and commemorative medals to celebrate this milestone year. And this is 10 years, in a row, of thanking you all for your support! 10 years of raising funds to support the maintenance and operations of your King…

Go sports ball!


We are excited to announce the awardees of our latest round of youth sports grants!! Read the news release here. What are the youth sports grants, you ask? In an effort to remove barriers and disrupt the cost-prohibitive pay-to-play model, our grants are aimed at providing resources to government agencies and non-profit organizations to support…

Youth Job Fair: 3rd annual Peace N the ‘Hood, June 7


What do you get when you combine 30 employers and 10 resource providers at our historic Log Cabin (a.k.a. White Center Community Center) in Steve Cox Memorial Park? Jobs jobs jobs! The Peace N the ‘Hood job fair is an opportunity for youth ages 16 -24 years old to meet potential employers in person, get…

Bridging the Trail Gap Over I-405


King County’s regional trail network is a great way to beat the traffic and ride to work, but soon a new bridge on the Eastside Rail Corridor (ERC) will allow you to literally ride, walk, or run over the traffic. In early 2020, we will kick off a partnership with the Washington State Department of…

Celebrate 10 years of the BBY5K with us!


Spring is in full swing and that means one of our favorite family friendly events is coming up! The Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente is happening on Sunday, June 2 at King County’s Marymoor Park. And this year is a very special year as we are celebrating our 10th annual event, which has…