Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Kirkland Shamrock Run to be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013. The Lakeshore Plaza Lot, including Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street South to the city dock, will be closed from 5 a.m. until 11 a.m. Boat launch access at Marina Park will not be available from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Northbound and southbound detours will be in place from 9 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m. The 5k run starts at Marina Park, heads east on Kirkland Avenue, east on Kirkland Way, north on 6th Street, west on 10th Avenue, north on Market Street, west on 14th Avenue W, south on 6th Street West, south on Waverly Way, continues south on Market Street, and finishes at Marina Park.
The Kirkland Shamrock Run anticipates 2,000 athletes will participate in the 2nd annual event. For street closure information go to www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents.