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Race Day: November 11 2017
 

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Parking & Road Closures

Waze Traffic AppYou can now use the Waze traffic app to help navigate around Richmond on race day. Road closures have been pre-loaded into the app, which should allow you to move about town using the most efficient route possible.

Get Directions to the Party Zones »

View a list of road closings and traffic pattern changes for Race Day »

 

Expo Parking

The Arthur Ashe Center has 2,000 FREE parking spaces located in the surface lots outside the building. For a map of the area around the Ashe Center, click here.

 

Race Day Parking

Race Day Parking Map

To print out a PDF of this map, click here.

With over 90 parking decks and lots in the downtown area, there is plenty of parking available on Race Day. The Start & Finish lines are located only six blocks apart. It is recommended that 8k runners park near the start to allow for more parking near the finish for marathoners and half marathoners. Here is a partial listing of the parking decks/lots open and offering special rates on Race Day:

Parking Near the Start (recommended for 8k entrants)

  • 1st & Marshall
  • 3rd & Marshall
  • 5th & Marshall
  • 7th & Marshall
  • 8th & Marshall (surface lot)
  • 8th & Grace/Franklin

Parking Near the Finish

  • James Center (10th & Canal)
  • 3rd & Main (surface lot)
  • 4th & Main
  • 4th & Cary (surface lot)
  • 6th & Main
  • 8th & Cary
  • 8th & Main
  • 12th & Canal
  • 14th & Cary
  • 15th & Main
  • 15th & Cary
  • Virginia & Canal

New spectator parking option!

New in 2017, you can now use the Tyler Potterfield Pedestrian Bridge to access the CoStar Post Race Party and the finish line. On-street parking and surface lots are available in the Manchester section of the city in the area around 10th & Semmes Streets.

Post-Race Shuttle

Free shuttle service will be available to take participants and spectators from the Post-Race Party back to parking areas located near the Start. The shuttle will run on a loop from 8 a.m. until the conclusion of the event. You can pick up the shuttle in the cobblestone circle on 7th Street just across the pedestrian bridge from Brown’s Island (site of the CoStar Post Race Party).

Bike Share

Richmond now offers Bike Share.  There are stations near the start and finish areas and it would be a great way to get around the course to see your loved ones. Click here for more information and pricing. Reminder: Bikes are not allowed on the race course(s) during the event.

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