As the below course route shows, the start line for the event is at 327 feet above sea level, with the finish line at Juanita Beach Park sitting at 35 feet above sea level. That's more than 290 feet of downhill running that should support a possible PR!

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Along with a screaming fast route, the half marathon also provides one of the most scenic routes around including more than 5.5 miles on the new Cross Kirkland Corridor trail, two miles along the Kirkland waterfront, Marina Park and a flat approachable finish through Juanita Bay Park and the wooden boardwalk.

 

HALF MARATHON START LINE:
At Northwest University
5520 108th Avenue, Kirkland
See our parking page

 

5K START LINE:
At Juanita Beach Park
9703 NE Juanita Drive, Kirkland
 
Print a PDF copy of the map.
 
The half marathon course is USATF certified. Here's the link as proof.