Party in the Park 2015

13th Annual ‘Party in the Park’ 2015

Where:     Bridle Trails State Park
                 5300 116th Ave NE, Kirkland, at the 
main public entrance

When:      Saturday, June 27th
                 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Free Shuttle:  Due to the increased attendance and need for horse trailer parking, there will be limited parking in the main lot. It will be restricted to disabled parking for those displaying a state-issued handicapped placard and event-support vehicles only. Attendees will need to park at the Central Park Tennis Club (5820 125th Lane NE, Kirkland WA 98033). The entrance to the Central Park Tennis Club parking lot is across the street from Ben Franklin Elementary School on NE 60th Street. There will be shuttle service between the Central Park Tennis Club and the event. Since the park is only a few minutes from this parking lot, the shuttle will be making trips every 10 minutes from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please consider using this FREE service!


8:30 AM – 11:30 AM:  Our famous ‘baked on the griddle’ Pancake & Bacon breakfast, served with coffee or juice - $5.00 a plate


10:00 AM - 12:30 PM:  Free entertainment featuring the Ellensburg Rodeo Royal Court, High Valley Riders, breed displays and more!

Kids’ Activities:

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM:  Pony rides, face painters, games, a petting zoo and more! No charge, but donations gladly accepted. A suggested donation of $5.00 for pony rides.

Trail Fun Runs: 5k and 10k

7:30 AM - Day-of-race registration and packet pickup begins 
8:30 AM -
Pancake Breakfast begins 
9:00 AM - 10k run begins 
9:05 AM -
5k run/walk begins 

Cost: $35.00 pre-registered, $40.00 day-of-race of race for adults (credit card, check, or cash). Cost is $20 pre-registration and $25 day-of-race for kids 16 and under. 

Event T-shirts: Guaranteed T-shirt deadline is Wednesday, June 24th at midnight.

Register at ATHLETEPATH (click here). Packet pick up and race day registration open at 7:30am in the park!

Course Details: This is a timed race. Course is on dirt and gravel trails in the park. The ground is often uneven, hilly in places and riddled with tree roots. No dogs or bicycles will be allowed on the course. While child jog strollers are allowed, please keep in mind that you will be running or walking on narrow, natural dirt trails. To be considerate of others, please start in the back of the pack if you plan on bringing a stroller.

For more information, email


Available for purchase: T-shirts, hats, etc.