Kirkland Traffic Alert: Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Walk, Nov. 18


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 impacted:

  • 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 Lake Shore 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 Lake Shore 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  For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community at 425-587-3347.