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Cyclists take to the road on May 26 for 7 Hills of Kirkland, commuters use caution

Bicyclists register and prepare for the ride at the 7 Hills of Kirkland in 2013. - Reporter file photo
Bicyclists register and prepare for the ride at the 7 Hills of Kirkland in 2013.
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Commuters should use extra caution due to the 7 Hills of Kirkland event from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Memorial Day, May 26.

The cycling event starts and ends at Marina Park in downtown Kirkland. Riders will be present on the following roadways throughout the day: Market Street, Juanita Drive, Holmes Point Drive NE, NE 145th Street, Juanita-Woodinville Way NE, 108th Avenue NE, NE 132nd Street, NE 144th Street, 124th Avenue NE, 119th Avenue NE, 132nd Avenue NE, NE 60th Street, 116th Avenue NE, Lake Washington Boulevard NE, Lake Street S, Kirkland Avenue, and Lakeshore Plaza Drive.

Event organizers anticipate 1,800 cyclists will participate in the annual event which raises money to end homelessness.

Event goers are encouraged to 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/. For course information, go to www.kirklandwa.gov/specialevents. Event website information may be accessed atwww.explorekirkland.com. For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services, 425-587-3347 or selkayssi@kirklandwa.gov.

 

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