Bill Burby Inspirational 10K & 5K Fun Runs & 5K WalkJULY 19th, 2014 -- DO THE BURBY!!
The Bill Burby Inspirational 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk celebrates 34 years! The race/walk is a family affair and a Strawberry Festival tradition.
Bill Burby was a beloved teacher and coach at Vashon Island High School and an inspiration to many. The race honors his dedication to Island youth sports and healthy life choices.
Your support of the race helps support Vashon Island High School athletic teams and provides the annual "Bill Burby Wellness Scholarship" to a Vashon Island high school senior who has most clearly demonstrated a healthy lifestyle, consistent with the living philosophy shown by Bill Burby.
This year, participants can also "Run for Ryan" and choose to make a donation to the Ryan Krug Memorial Scholarship fund when they register.
The board of the Bill Burby Race honors Vashon Island Junior Basketball (VIJB) for providing many years of sports opportunities for island youth. This organization embodies the spirit of Bill Burby and his passion for health, fitness and sportsmanship.