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…

Still time to register! BBY5K is coming up on June 3


It’s that time of year again to lace up your sneakers for your favorite 5K! Our 9th annual Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente is right around the corner on Sunday, June 3 and there is still time to register. Individuals, kids, groups, and teams can sign-up online through June 1 and in-person on…

Ready, set, go BBY5K!


Our 8th annual family-friendly 5K run/walk is happening on Sunday, June 11 at Marymoor Park. Register today for the Big Backyard 5K presented by Kaiser Permanente and take advantage of our early bird registration. And now through March 31, for just $5 extra, you can receive the popular BBY5K zip-up hoodie thanks to our friends…

Trail Spotlight: Sammamish River Trail


The Sammamish River Trail runs 10.9 miles along the Sammamish River from Bothell to Marymoor Park in Redmond as part of the “Locks to Lakes Corridor.”

Get on your mark for the Big Backyard 5K this weekend!


A rolling wave of smiling faces and swiftly moving feet will wind through Marymoor Park this Sunday, June 2, for the annual Big Backyard 5K presented by Group Health. Not registered yet? Save $5 with the procrastination discount code (nwr2013) and treat yourself to an unplugged experience that will clear your mind of annoying stress and produce those natural endorphins that make…

Big Backyard 5K 2011: Wrap up


It was a wonderful, dry morning for our second annual Big Backyard 5K fun and walk at Marymoor Park this past weekend. Through our partnership with Sound Experiential Marketing, the event was a huge success: some 1,200 walkers and runners, grossing $55,000 for King County Parks! Many thanks to all the teams, families, and individuals…