Parking & Transportation
PARKING & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FOR SUNDAY’S HALF MARATHON
DOWNTOWN EAST & WEST GARAGES
The Garages are located on Franklin between Washington and Alvarado Streets in downtown Monterey just blocks from the start and finish. To park here you MUST ARRIVE by 5:30 AM. Parking is free until 11 AM. See Parking Map for more information.
There is parking available on city streets. Many meters and surface lots ARE enforced on Sunday.
FREE MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE PARKING AND SHUTTLE
All day free parking is available at Monterey Peninsula College (MPC). Free shuttles will take runners from MPC to a drop-off near the race start every 10 minutes from 5 to 6:15 AM. If exiting to Monterey from Highway 1, take exit 401A and turn left onto Aguajito Rd. at the traffic light at the bottom of the exit ramp. Turn right at the entrance to MPC and then right again onto Via Lavandera. If coming down Munras Avenue from exit 399B, turn right on Fremont and proceed to the intersection of Aguajito and Fremont, then turn right. Follow signs inside the Monterey Peninsula College parking lot. Plan on arriving no later than 6 AM.
FREE DEL MONTE SHOPPING CENTER PARKING AND SHUTTLE
All day free parking is available at Del Monte Center (DMC). Free shuttles will take runners from DMC to a drop-off area near the race start every 10 minutes from 5 to 6:15 AM. Take exit 399B from Highway 1 to Munras Ave. Del Monte Center is immediately on the right after exiting. Follow signs and directions for parking. Plan on arriving no later than 6 AM.
Return shuttles to both MPC and DMC depart from Figueroa Street at the Recreation Trail (near the race start area) from 8:30 AM to 12 Noon. See the map on page 6 for the departure location.
The designated runner drop-off location for private vehicles is on Pacific Street between Jefferson and Madison (in front of City Hall). It’s a short five-minute walk from here to the start on Del Monte.
Free secure bicycle parking is available for runners and spectators near the finish area between 5:30 and 11:30 AM.