KIRKLAND, Wash. – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Cosmo 7K run to be held at Juanita Beach Park on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The beach parking lot and eastbound NE Juanita Drive from 93rd Avenue NE to 98th Avenue NE will be closed and detours in place from 9:30 a.m. until approximately noon. Southbound lanes of 98th Avenue NE from NE Juanita Drive to Forbes Creek Drive will close temporarily at 10:00 a.m. for approximately 10 minutes during start of race. A course map is available at www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents.
More than 600 women are expected to participate in the second annual, twenty-one and older, all ladies run. The event will raise money for the Pink Lemonade Project which provides education, empowerment and support for those affected by breast cancer.
Event goers are encouraged to carpool and plan for their 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, 425-587-3347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.