Getting to the Expo

Raleigh Convention Center – 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Limited parking is available near the convention center.  Please refer to the City of Raleigh’s website to find garage addresses and fees.

The convention center is a short walk (5-15min) from most of the downtown hotels

Please Note- You MUST pick up YOUR OWN bib number at the Expo prior to the race!

We recommend staying up to date via Facebook and Twitter for Expo transportation updates.   

Race Day Parking & Transportation

Sunday Parking and Transportation

Due to Road Closures and heavy race morning traffic, cars must be parked by 5:30 a.m. Make sure you plan ahead and leave early!

Please click here for more information about parking options and directions to help you avoid road closures.

Walk from downtown hotels

Both the start line on Fayetteville Street and the finish festival at Red Hat Amphitheater are easily walkable from most downtown hotels.  See the start and finish maps on the Race Weekend Information Center (coming soon!) to plan your route.

Saturday Parking and transportation

There is no parking available at Dorothea Dix Park, however there will be a continuous, free shuttle service from downtown Raleigh to Dorothea Dix Park from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.  We encourage runners to park downtown and walk or shuttle over to the start line.  Please click here for more details.

Getting Around the City

Road Closure

Race day road closures may impact your travel to and from the event. Be aware and plan ahead by studying our road closure list and alternate access information here. You can also download the free Waze app on your smart point for point to point directions around road closures on race day.Waze Logo


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