Event Location

The starting line for both the half marathon and 5K is at the intersection of Harbor Drive & 5th Avenue in downtown San Diego. Participants will receive staging and load-in instructions specific to their event in the final event instructions.

Spectators may view the start from designated sidewalks and walkways in the area and must follow all traffic and event personnel instructions.

The finish line for both the 5K and Half Marathon is at the intersection of 5th Avenue & K Street, near the Hilton – San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.


Parking Options

Meters (Free)

All metered parking is free on Sundays in downtown San Diego. Some roads in and around downtown will not be available for parking on event day, so be sure to check for No Park signs before parking. Towing will be enforced in no park areas.

Paid Parking – there are many lots located downtown. Below are a few closest to the event. For more lots, hours, and rates, visit Parkopedia

Tailgate Padres Parking Lot – 1235 K Street

6th & K Parkade – 289 6th Avenue

MTS AutoPark Public Parking – Trolley Plaza

Diamond View Towers – 350 10th Avenue

Park it on Market – 614 Market Street 


Ride the Trolley
The MTS Trolley network is an excellent option! On race day, plan to arrive at the 12th & Imperial Trolley Station (closest to the half marathon staging location) or Gaslamp Quarter Trolley Station (closest to the 5K staging location). A trolley 2-way pass or Day Pass is approximately $5.00. For exact arrival/departure times and a list of stations with free parking, please visit www.sdmts.com.

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