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Traffic Alert: Kirkland Mother’s Day Half Marathon, May 14

Contact: Sudie Elkayssi
Parks and Community Services
selkayssi@kirklandwa.gov 
425-587-3347
route map mothers day marathon
KIRKLAND, Wash – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Kirkland Mother’s Day Half Marathon event to be held at Juanita Beach Park on Sunday, May 14, 2017. A course map is posted online at www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents. Course impacts will include lane closures and/or delays from approximately 5:00 a.m. until noon. Detours will be in place.

Road closures include:

• 97th Avenue NE between NE Juanita Drive and NE 120th Street from 5:00 a.m. until noon
• Northbound 108th Avenue NE/6th Street S from NE 59th Street to the Cross Kirkland Corridor/5th Place S from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 8:00 a.m.
• Northbound 6th Street from 10th Avenue to 12th Avenue from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
• Eastbound 12th Avenue from 6th Street to 110th Avenue NE from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
• Southbound Lakeshore Plaza from Market Street to Kirkland Avenue from 7:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
• NE Juanita Drive between 93rd Avenue NE and 98th Avenue NE from 7:45 a.m. until noon

Event organizers expect 1,500 athletes will participate in the event which includes a Kids Dash, 5K run/walk and Half Marathon run/walk. Event goers are encouraged to carpool and plan for parking in advance. For bus transportation, go to http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/. For event information, go to www.explorekirkland.com.

For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department at 425-587-3347 or selkayssi@kirklandwa.gov.
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