Kirkland Traffic Alert: Mother’s Day Half Marathon, Sunday, May 11

 

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Mother’s Day Half Marathon and 5K event to be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014 in Kirkland, WA. NE Juanita Drive between 93rd Avenue NE and 98th Avenue NE, and 97th Avenue NE between NE Juanita Drive and NE 120thSt will be closed from 6 a.m. until 12 p.m.  Route impacts will include lane closures and/or delays from approximately 7 a.m. until the final athlete finishes at 11 a.m. For course information, go to http://promotionevents.com/Kirkland/index.htm

 

The 5k Run/Walk starts at Juanita Beach Park, heads east on NE Juanita Drive, south on 98th Avenue NE, continues south on Market Street, turns south onto 6th Street West, north on 16th Ave W, south on 8th Street West, north on 10th Street West, south on 18th Avenue West, north on 9thStreet West, north on 20th Avenue West, continues north through Juanita Bay Park/Old Market Street Trail, north on 98th Avenue NE, west on NE Juanita Drive, finishing back at Juanita Beach Park. 

 

The Half Marathon starts at Juanita Beach Park, heads north on 97th Avenue NE, continues north onto NE 120th Place, north on 100th Avenue NE, east on NE 124th Street, south on 103rd Avenue NE, continues south on 104th Avenue NE, east on NE 116th St, south on 108th Avenue NE, east on NE 112th Street, south on 116th Avenue NE, continue west on NE 106th Street/Forbes Creek Drive, south on Market Street, east on 7th Avenue, south on 6th Street, continue south on 108th Avenue NE, north on NE 38th Place, north on Lake Washington Blvd, west on Kirkland Avenue, north on Lakeshore Plaza Drive, north on Market Street, west on Waverly Way, north on 6th Street West, north on Market Street, north on 20th Avenue West, continues north through Juanita Bay Park/Old Market Street Trail, north on 98th Avenue NE, west on NE Juanita Drive, finishing back at Juanita Beach Park. 

 

The Kirkland Half Marathon hosts 1,700 athletes during the event which includes a Kids Dash, 5K run/walk and Half Marathon run/walk.  Event website information is posted at http://promotionevents.com/Kirkland/index.htm