Northwest Toy Run 2011 to be held at Pacific Raceways near Covington Dec. 4

The Northwest Toy Run 2011 will be held at 12 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at Pacific Raceways.

The event is sponsored by Toyota of Kirkland, Lexus of Bellevue, Northwest Auto Events, Puget Sound Toyota Owner’s Club and NOS Energy Drinks.

Admission to the event is an unopened toy or a $5 donation.

Last year, the Toy Run collected enough toys to fill a 27-foot trailer and over $3500 in cash. Pacific Raceways’ upper paddock will be the site of a massive drive-in car show.

Membership to a car club is not required.

Drivers are expected from throughout the northwest.

Toys and cash collected on Sunday will go to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.

Pacific Raceways is located on state Route 18 just east of Auburn at the Southeast 304th Street exit.  The raceways’ address is 31001 144th Ave. SE Kent 98042.

The event runs from 12 to 4 p.m.

More information is available online at


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