Eastside Runners

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Saturday Morning Run - Lake Joy

Run Leader - Trish


Directions: 11009 E Lake Joy Dr NE, Carnation, Washington 98014

From the end of WA-520 in Redmond continue straight. Road name changes to Avondale Rd. Keep straight onto Avondale Rd NE for about ¾ of a mile. Then bear right onto NE Novelty Hill Rd, follow Novelty Hill for about 4.5 Miles. At the light with West Snoqualmie Valley Road turn left. After ¼ miles turn right onto NE 124th St. After 1 mile turn right on WA-203 (Carnation-Duvall Road). At about 4.5 miles turn left on NE Stillwater Hill Road (just after the speed limit changes to 40 MPH). The road name changes to Kelly Road at the top of the hill. About 2 miles after leaving 203 you will turn right at the Y onto NE Lake Joy Rd. Follow this road to the cabin.

Breakfast: Same place. Trish will be making pancakes with berries. Feel free to go for a dip in the lake before heading home.


Courses Description: Run starts at 8:30 AM
Road Courses: 2 mile (all paved), 3 or 4 mile (paved and gravel) routes.

  • 2 mile circles the lake on Lake Joy Road.
  • 3 mile route circles the lake but includes an out and back on the gravel road to the Moss Lake Natural Area parking lot.
  • 4 mile route uses the 3 mile route but extends the out and back into the park following the fire road to the creek before turning around.
Trail Course: 5 mile
  • This route takes you into Moss Lake Natural Area. The first and last 1+ miles is on gravel road, the middle 2.5 miles is on single track trail.

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