Eastside Runners

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Saturday Morning Run - Beaver Lake Park

Run Leaders - Dan Herron


Driving Directions:

From I90, take exit 17 (Front Street), take E Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE north, turn right onto SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd, turn left onto Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd SE, at the traffic circle turn right onto SE 32nd Way, turn left on to 244th Ave SE, turn right onto SE 24th St (keeping right) and enter the park.

From 520, take the WA 202 exit and take 202 E, turn right onto 244th Ave NE, take that until it ends at the split (bearing left) onto SE Windsor Blvd, turn left onto SE 24th St (keeping right) and enter the park.

Parking: In the lot on the south side of SE 24th St (near the Lodge at Beaver Lake)

Breakfast: Pine Lake Alehouse

Course Description:: We have 2.5, 4.2, and 6 mile routes plotted out. Handouts with the turn-by-turn will be available at the run.

2.5 miles
Start at Beaver Lake park, up to the preserve loop at the north end, and then back. Run some extra through the park if you’d like. Mostly on the paved road but the Beaver Lake Preserve is a track, so a bit tricky for strollers.

4.2 miles
Around Beaver Lake and cutting back through the park. This is mostly flat, around Beaver Lake, mostly on paved but quiet roads. If you want a bit more, do the Beaver Lake Preserve loop as in the other two runs.

6 miles
This is mostly on the somewhat technical but beautiful trails in Soaring Eagle. It’s all single-width in there and there are lots of roots and rocks to watch out for, but a nice run. The handout will have turn-by-turn instructions so that you don’t stay in there forever.

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