SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city through the weekend that will affect area traffic. The COPA America Centenario international soccer tournament is at CenturyLink Field on Saturday night. The Komen Race for the Cure is on Sunday morning at Seattle Center and surrounding streets.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd:
Fremont 5K and Briefcase Relay: Briefcase Relay at 6 p.m. 5K Walk/Run at 7 p.m. The route starts on N 34th St and Woodland Park Ave N, heads west on N 34th St to N Canal St, south on Phinney Ave N, east onto Burke Gilman Trail; east to Stone Way N, east on N Northlake Way, east on N Northlake Pl into Gasworks Park, exits park on N Northlake Way at Meridian Ave N; east on N Northlake Way to Corliss Ave N, west onto Burke Gilman Trail to Stone Way N; west on N 34th to finish at Woodland Park Ave N. Woodland Park Ave N closed from N 34th to N 35th streets from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. for post run celebration. About 1,250 people are expected to participate.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4th:
Ballard Criterium Bike Race: 23rd annual bike race course in Ballard. First race starts at 2 p.m. Shilshole Ave NW and Ballard Ave NW will be closed from NW Vernon Pl to NW Dock Pl from 1:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. About 600 people are expected to attend.
COPA America Centenario: International soccer tournament at CenturyLink Field. Haiti vs Peru, 4:30 p.m. About 60,000 people expected to attend.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5th:
Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure: 5K Walk/Run from Seattle Center through downtown. Street closures begin at 6 a.m. The race starts at 8 a.m. at 3rd Ave N and Mercer St. Route: east on Mercer St, south on 4th Ave N, east on Republican St, south on 5th Ave N (in southbound lanes only), west on Cedar St, south on 4th Ave, U-turn at Seneca St, north on 4th Ave, west on Denny Way, north on 2nd Ave N to Seattle Center by 10:00 a.m. About 6,000 people are expected to participate.