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7 Hills of Kirkland
May 27 @ 6:00 am - 4:30 pm PDT
An event every year that begins at 6:00 am on day last of May, repeating until May 29, 2023
The EvergreenHealth 7 Hills of Kirkland offers a choice of three routes.
The Traditional 7 Hills course is approximately 40 miles long with about 3,000 feet of climbing. It loops around Kirkland, going over the following hills:
• Market • Juanita • Seminary • Norway • Kingsgate • Winery • Rose •
The Metric Century route extends eastward from the 7 Hills course. The Metric Century has 11 hills, with 4,600 feet of climbing. This route includes the following hills in addition to the standard 7 Hills:
• Education-outbound • Novelty • McWhirter • Education-return •
The full Century course continues eastward from the Metric route, through rural King County into the Snoqualmie valley and north into Snohomish County. The Century course has 14 hills, with about 7,000 feet of climbing. It has the following climbs in addition to the Metric climbs:
• Union • Stillwater • High Bridge • Maltby •
Start / Finish
The ride begins and finishes at Kirkland’s downtown Marina Park.
Ride start and day of registration will begin at 6:00AM. Riders registering on the day of the event can pay with credit card, cash, or check.
Departure times for each route:
Century – depart between 6:00AM and 7:00AM
Metric – depart between 7:00AM and 8:00AM
Traditional – depart between 8:00AM and 9:00AM
The course officially opens at 6:00AM. Please start early, as all support services end at 4:30PM.
At the Marina Park finish line, present your rider number for a serving of homemade strawberry shortcake, freshly prepared and served by our smiling volunteers.
There is limited parking around the marina. Parking is generally available in the surrounding area. However, check to make sure you’re not in a restricted space or zone. If you park on adjacent streets, please respect private property and driveways.
Carpooling and transit use is highly recommended.
Visit King County Metro’s Trip Planner at tripplanner.kingcounty.gov to location transit information. For the trip destination use “Kirkland Transit Center.” Marina Park is approximately two blocks west of the Transit Center.
To find out more about parking in downtown Kirkland see the City’s Parking webpage. Be careful when parking in the City’s parking garage, the low ceiling won’t accommodate roof-top racks.
Event details subject to change; check event websites for details.