Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the annual Hopelink Turkey Trot to be held Sunday, November 22, 2015, in Marina Park. The Lakeshore Plaza Parking Lot and Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street to the city dock will be closed to traffic from 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. The southbound lane of Lake Street from Kirkland Avenue to 2nd Avenue South will close temporarily at 10:00 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes. Commuters should watch for increased pedestrian traffic along the Kirkland waterfront between Kirkland Avenue and Carillon Point from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Hopelink hosted event attracts more than 1,500 participants each year and raises money to provide assistance to low-income families in east and north King County.
Event goers are encouraged to walk, bike, or carpool and plan for their parking in advance. For public parking, including the Kirkland Municipal Garage, go to www.kirklandwa.gov/parking. For bus transportation, go to http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov.