PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

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Expo:

  • Expo Hours: Friday, October 5 @ 1-6 pm and Saturday, October 6 @ 9 am-5 pm

  • Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center (150 W San Carlos St, San Jose), Halls 2-3

  • Parking: Parking is available at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center at the following rates:
    • Friday: $1 per 20 minutes ($3 per hour), max $20 per day
    • Saturday: $10 flat fee

  • Public Transportation: Ride VTA Light Rail (exit at Convention Center).
    • Rates: $2.25/adult, $1/youth (ages 5-18). 
    • For added convenience, part at any of the VTA's free Park & Ride lots. Stay the course. Take the VTA to the race.

Saturday 5K and KiDS ROCK:

  • 5K Start: 7:30 am @ Market St at San Salvador St.

  • KiDS ROCK Start: 9:00-9:40 am (depending on child’s age) @ Cesar Chavez Plaza

  • Parking: 
    • San Jose McEnery Convention Center 
      • Lot opens at 5:45 am
      • Enter on Almaden Blvd between Balbach and W San Carlos St
      • $10 flat fee (please have $10 cash available upon entry)

    • SAP Center
      • Lot opens at 5:00 am, must exit by 1:00 pm
      • Enter via Julian/Montgomery or Santa Clara/Cahill 
      • Free parking
        *We highly recommend you use Waze to drive to the event as the road closures will automatically be incorporated into the directions.

  • Public Transportation:
    • Ride the VTA Light Rail (exit Convention Center, Children's Discovery Museum or San Antonio stations). 
    • Rates: $2.25/adult, $1/youth (ages 5-18). 
    • For added convenience, park at any of VTA's free Park $ Ride lots. Stay the course. Take the VTA to the race.

Sunday 10K and Half Marathon

  • 10K and Half Marathon Start: 8:00 am @ Santa Clara St at Almaden Ave

  • Parking: 
    • San Jose McEnery Convention Center 
      • Lot opens at 5:45 am, no overnight parking
      • Enter on Almaden Blvd between Balbach and W San Carlos St OR Market S at E San Salvador St
      • $10 flat fee (please have $10 cash available upon entry)

    • SAP Center
      • Lot opens at 5:00 am - Must be parked by 7:00 am
      • Must exit by 2:00 pm
      • Enter on Almaden Blvd. between Balbach and W San Carlos St. OR Market S at E San Salvador St. 
      • Free parking
        *Please note that the northbound highway 87 ramp to Santa Clara St will be CLOSED on race day morning. We highly recommend you use Waze to drive to the event as the road closures will automatically be incorporated into the directions.

  • Public Transportation:
    • Ride the VTA Light Rail (exit Convention Center, Children's Discovery Museum or San Antonio stations). 
    • Rates: $2.25/adult, $1/youth (ages 5-18). 
    • For added convenience, park at any of VTA's free Park $ Ride lots. Stay the course. Take the VTA to the race.

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