Editor's Note: The following is a City of Kirkland press release. Click here for an earlier post about Hopelink's Turkey Trot.
KIRKLAND, Wash. – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Annual Turkey Trot 5K run and walk event to be held on Sunday, November 18, 2012. The following roads will be affected:
- Southbound lane of Lake Street South from Kirkland Way to 5th Avenue South will close at 11:00 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes
- Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Kirkland Avenue from Lakeshore Plaza Drive to Lake Street South will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Commuters should watch for increased pedestrian traffic on the following roads from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.:
- Lake Street South from Kirkland Avenue to Lake Washington Boulevard
- Lake Washington Boulevard from Lake Street South to Lakeview Drive
- Kirkland Avenue from Lake Street South to Lakeshore Plaza Drive
The Hopelink hosted event draws 1,000+ participants and raises money to provide assistance to low-income families in east and north King County. For event information, go to www.hope-link.org. For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community at 425-587-3347.