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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT: SDOT Traffic Advisory - Valentine 5K Sunday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
2/6/2009  5:45:00 PM
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Love ‘em or Leave ‘em Valentine 5K Sunday

SEATTLE - On Sunday, February 8, up to 2000 participants are expected join in the Love ‘em or Leave ‘em Valentine 5K race around Green Lake. The runners will gather in parking lots adjacent to the Green Lake Aqua Theatre along W Green Lake Way N. The race gets underway at 9:30 a.m. moving clockwise around Green Lake, using half of the roadway around the Lake.

Street Closure 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: W Green Lake Way N between E Green Lake Way N and N 63rd Street for staging.

Race Route: Starting at W. Green Lake Way adjacent to the Aqua Theater, race heads northwest to Aurora Avenue N and onto the Green Lake trail (Aurora will not be affected); north on the trail to W. Green Lake Drive N; west to E. Green Lake Drive N; south to E. Green Lake Way N; southwest to the Green Lake trail just north of N 57th Street; and finally west on the trail to the finish line adjacent to Aqua Theater.

The Seattle Department of Transportation builds, maintains and operates Seattle's $12 billion transportation infrastructure. To further Mayor Nickels’ goal to get Seattle moving, the department manages short- and long-term investments in streets, bridges, pavement and trees, that better connect the city with the region.


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