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

Contact: Sudie Elkayssi
Parks and Community Services 
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 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 For event information, go to

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