Kirkland Traffic Alert: Pace Race Event, October 10

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Pace Race event to be held on Sunday, October 10, 2010. The following roads will be closed from 8:50 a.m. until the final athlete passes at approximately 11:00 a.m.:

  • Lake Shore Plaza Dr.
  • Southbound Market St. from 5th Ave. to Central Way
  • Waverly Way from Market St. to 2nd St. W

5K Route

  • Eastbound lane of Central Way from Market St. to Lake St.
  • North and Southbound lanes of Lake St. from Central Way to Kirkland Ave.
  • East and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Ave. from Lake St. to Main St.
  • Eastbound lane of Kirkland Ave. from Main St. to State St.
  • Southbound lane of State St. from Kirkland Ave. to NE 68th St.
  • Westbound lane of NE 68th St. from State St. to Lakeview Dr.
  • Southbound lane of Lakeview Dr. from NE 68th St. to Lake Washington Blvd.
  • Northbound lane of Lake Washington Blvd. from Lakeview Dr. to NE 60th St.
  • Southbound lane of Lake Washington Blvd. from NE 60th St. to Lake St. S
  • Southbound lane of Lake St. S from Lake Washington Blvd. to Kirkland Ave.
  • East and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Ave. from Lake St. S to Lake Shore Plaza Dr.

10K Route

  • Eastbound lane of Central Way from Market St. to Lake St.
  • North and Southbound lanes of Lake St. from Central Way to Kirkland Ave.
  • East and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Ave. from Lake Street to Main St.
  • Eastbound lane of Kirkland Ave. from Main St. to 6th St. S
  • Southbound lane of 6th St. S from Kirkland Ave. to 108th Ave. NE
  • Southbound lane of 108th Ave. NE from 6th St. S to NE 38th Pl.
  • Westbound lane of NE 38th Pl. from 108th Ave. NE to Lake Washington Blvd. NE
  • Northbound lane of Lake Washington Blvd. from NE 38th Pl. to NE 60th St.
  • Southbound lane of Lake Washington Blvd. from NE 60th St. to Lake St. S
  • Southbound lane of Lake St. S from Lake Washington Blvd. to Kirkland Ave.
  • East and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Ave. from Lake St. S to Lake Shore Plaza Dr.

The Pace Race hosts 1,000 athletes during the event which includes a Kids Dash, 5K & 10K run/walk, and Family Fitness Walk.  For event information go to www.paceracewa.org/home. For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community, at 425-587-3347.