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Kirkland News Room

Traffic Alert: Mother's Day Half Marathon, May 8

KIRKLAND, Wash – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Mother’s Day Half Marathon and 5K event to be held at Juanita Beach Park on Sunday, May 8, 2016. A course map is posted online at Course impacts will include lane closures and/or delays from approximately 6:30 a.m. until noon. Road closures include 97th Ave NE between NE Juanita Drive and NE 120th St from 6:30 a.m. until noon, NE Juanita Drive between 93rd Ave NE and 98th Ave NE from 7:45 a.m. until noon, and 108th Ave NE/6th St S from NE 60th St to 5th Pl S from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 8:00 a.m. Detours will be in place.

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 their 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