TRANSPORT

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be utilizing shuttles for the 2020 race. We encourage athletes to park downtown or utilize rideshare apps to get to the start line

 

RACE DAY PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

Parking

  • FREE limited parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at:
    • Nissan Stadium in Lots A, B, C and D.                       
  • Parking lots will open at 4 AM on race morning. Due to Road Closures and heavy race morning traffic, we recommend parking by 5:30 AM to ensure you have enough time to get to your corral. 
    • NOTE: With an earlier start for the Half and Full Marathon at 6:35 AM, it is recommended that participants park no later than 5:30 AM.
    • NOTE: Marathon & 1/2 Marathon participants in later corrals should plan their arrival time to the start line accordingly.
  • Check back here for a start line map coming soon!
  

From the North: Before 6:00 AM Only

Parking at Nissan Stadium

  • Take I-65 South to I-24 East. Continue on I-24 East (Chattanooga).
  • Take Exit 49.Turn left onto Shelby Avenue and follow signs for race parking.
  • If parking at Nissan Stadium, follow directional signs to stadium lots. 

Runner Drop-Off

  • Take I-65 South to I-24 East
  • Take Exit 49
  • Turn left onto Shelby Avenue
  • Turn left onto S 2nd St. 
  • Turn Right onto 1st Ave. S
  • Follow directional signs for runner drop off in Lot T

From the West: Before 6:00 AM Only

Parking at Nissan Stadium

  • Take I-40 East to I-65 North. Merge onto I-24 East (Chattanooga). 
  • Take Exit 49. Turn Left onto Shelby Avenue and follow signs for race parking. 
  • If parking at Nissan Stadium, follow directional signs to stadium lots. 

 

Runner Drop-Off

  •  Take I-40 East to I-65 North to I-24 East to 40-West.
  • Take Exit 49. 
  • Turn left onto Shelby Avenue 
  • Turn Left onto S 2nd St 
  • Turn Right onto 1st Ave S 
  • Following directional signs for runner drop off in Lot T 

From the South:

Parking at Nissan Stadium

  • Take I-65 North to I-40 East. Merge onto I-24 West (Clarksville).
  • Take Exit 49/Shelby Ave.
  • Left onto Shelby.
  • Proceed over bridge. Follow directional signs to stadium parking lots.

Runner Drop-Off

  • Take I-65 North to I-40 East.
  • Take Exit 49.
  • Turn left onto Shelby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto S 2nd St. 
  • Turn Right onto 1st Ave S
  • Follow directional signs for runner drop off in Lot T

From the East:

Parking at Nissan Stadium

  • Take I-40 West to  I-24 West (Clarksville).
  • Take Exit 49/Shelby Ave.
  • Left onto Shelby.
  • Proceed over bridge. Follow directional signs to stadium parking lots.

Runner Drop-Off

  • Take I-40-West to exit 210C at 2nd/4th Ave.
  • Take exit 49. 
  • Turn left onto Shelby Avenue
  • Turn left onto S 2nd St.
  • Turn Right onto 1st Ave. S
  • Follow directional signs for runner drop off in Lot T.
 

Music City Star

There will be a special Music City Star train on race morning from Lebanon to downtown Nashville. Round-trip tickets can be purchased with a credit card through www.ticketsnashville.com.

Runner Drop Off & Pick Up

RUNNER DROP OFF

Located off Korean Veterans Blvd. between 5th & 6th Ave. - No Waiting, Unloading ONLY!

FINISH LINE PICK UP

Taxi Stand/Runner Pickup: South 2nd Street off of Shelby Avenue by Nissan Stadium >> LOT T

Directions:

  • Exit I-24 onto Shelby Ave. Turn onto Shelby Avenue toward Nissan Stadium. Turn left  onto South 2nd Street. Turn left onto Sylvan St.  Traffic officers will stage vehicles on Sylvan St and South 3rd Street to wait for runners.  To depart, follow Sylvan to 3rd, turn right onto Crutcher, right onto South 2nd Street to Shelby Avenue.

OR

  • From downtown:  Take Korean Veterans Blvd toward Nissan Stadium.  Turn right onto South 2nd Street.  Turn left onto Sylvan St.  Traffic officers will stage vehicles on Sylvan St and South 3rd Street to wait for runners.  To depart, follow Sylvan to 3rd, turn right onto Crutcher, right onto South 2nd Street to Shelby Avenue.
 

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.

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