Parking & Directions
Directions to the Race & Parking
From 5 south: Take the Sassafras (Airport) Exit. Turn left on Laurel heading east up to the top of the hill. Look for street parking near and around the west side of Balboa Park, and in available pay lots.
From Highway 163 southbound: Take University exit. Turn right on University, then left on 4th Avenue. Once you near Balboa Park begin to look for parking.
Do not attempt to drive to the Race staging area from the east side of Balboa Park, as you will not be able to drive across the Laurel Street Bridge.
There is street parking on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Avenues between Upas and Grape. We strongly encourage you to carpool if possible, and allow extra time to walk from your car to the starting line.
Parking at Old Naval Hospital
Everyone is welcome to park at the Old Naval Hospital at President’s Way and Park Blvd. Shuttle buses will take you to and from the starting line. They begin at 6 a.m. and go every 15 minutes.
No matter what method you choose to come to the Race, we suggest you try the 511 service for the San Diego area (www.511sd.com) This is a free telephone (dial 511) and Web-based program that provides commuters with up-to-the-minute freeway drive times, transit routes and ride sharing information.
Anyone who signs up for UBER for the first time will get a free first ride up to $20 if you use the promo code KOMENSD. Also, $5 goes back to Komen San Diego for every ride used with the with the promo code KOMENSD. Sign up for Uber here.
You can buy an MTS Day Pass Bus & Trolley for $5.50 at race registration. The MTS logo will be printed directly on your bib, which will act as your ticket to ride all day of the Race. Also $1 will go back to Komen San Diego with every purchase.