Parking and Transportation – 2017 Alaska Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle

It’s time to plan your race day! With new courses and start lines, it is important to familiarize yourself with your options to get you to and from the start line on race day.


Marathon & Half Marathon Transportation Options

Park at the Start Line: $15

Purchase a parking pass through our website for University of Washington lots next to the start line. Lots open at 4:00 am. After the race, take the Link Light Rail from International District/Chinatown Station to University of Washington Station. Link light rail tickets ($2.50) can be purchased in advance through the Transit Go Ticket app or at the station before boarding. Cash and credit card are both accepted. 



Park at the Finish Line + Shuttle to the Start Line: $20

Purchase parking pass through our website for lots at CenturyLink Field. Your $20 parking pass includes one shuttle pass to the start line. Additional riders in your car can purchase individual shuttle passes for $5 each, below. Lots open at 3:45 am. Shuttles run continuously 4:00 am-5:45 am. After the race, walk from the Finish Line Festival to your parking lot to retrieve your car. 



Pre-race Shuttle – Finish to Start: $5

If you are riding in a car parking at or near the Finish Line area, live near the finish line, or are staying at a hotel near the finish line, purchase a shuttle pass on our website for $5 to get you from the finish line to the start line before the race. Shuttle run continuously 4:00 am-5:45 am.



Link light rail: $2.25 – $3.25 (each way)

Take the Link Light Rail to the University of Washington Station, which is located next to the Start Line. Prices vary depending on the station you are departing from. Transit riders can park for free at Angle Lake Station and Tukwila Int’l Blvd. Station. Link Light Rail tickets can be purchased in advance through the Transit GO Ticket app or at the station before boarding. Cash and credit card are both accepted. Link light rail will be open early, with northbound trains starting at Angle Lake Station at 4:37 am PT and continuing every 12-20 minutes. All stations will be served. 


5K Transportation


5K Round-Trip Shuttle Pass: $15

One round-trip shuttle ticket between CenturyLink Field and the 5K start/finish at The Museum of Flight in South Seattle/Tukwila. Shuttles to the 5K run continuously 7:00 am-8:00 am. Shuttles from the 5K back to CenturyLink Field run continuously 9:45 am-11:15 am. Valid only on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Passes MUST be picked up in-person at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, June 16.


Park at the 5K Start/Finish

Parking will be available in nearby lots (5 to 10-minute walk from the Start Line). More information coming soon.

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