Directions/Parking

DIRECTIONS

The wonderful Crown Center area of Kansas City, MO is the heart of our event.  The race begins on Grand Boulevard, just north of Pershing in Crown Center.

From the North on I-29, I-35 and Broadway Bridge:
Follow I-35 South and exit at 20th Street (exit 1D). Turn east (left) on 20th Street. Turn south (right) on Grand and continue to Crown Center at Pershing Road.

From the South on I-35:
Exit at Broadway (exit 2U). Turn south (right) on Broadway. Turn east (left) at Pershing Road and continue to Crown Center at Grand Blvd.

From the South on 71 Highway:
Exit at 22nd Street and go west (left) to Crown Center.

From the East on I-70:
Take I-70 West to Downtown/13th St. (exit 2P). Continue on 13th St. to Grand. Turn south (left) on Grand and continue to Crown Center at Pershing Road.

From the West on I-70:
Take I-70 East to I-670. Exit I-670 on to I-35 South. Exit I-35 South at 20th Street (exit 1D) Turn east (left) on 20th Street. Turn south (right) on Grand and continue to Crown Center at Pershing Road.

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PARKING

For the Health & Fitness Expo
Parking information to come.

Race Day

Race day parking is located south of the finish line area at 27th and Warwick Tfwy. DUE TO CONSTRUCTION IN THAT AREA SPACE IS LIMITED. There are three lots available free of charge for participants and guests. Parking lots will be available on a first come first served basis. Please allow yourself at least 45-60 minutes before start time to park, walk to the start, use the restroom, warm up and check gear on race morning.

Click here for race day parking map.

NOTE: Please allow yourself at least 45-60 minutes before start time (7 a.m.) to park, walk to the start, use the restroom, warm up and check gear on race morning.

Parking is also available at the Union Station Visitor Garage for $5.  This is very close to the new finish line and Finish Line Festival.  Space is limited.

KC Streetcar

PrintLooking for alternative parking options?  Ride the KC Streetcar straight to the start line!  The streetcar will begin running at 5:30 a.m. on the morning of the race and offers more than 12,000 publicly accessible off-street parking spaces within one block of the streetcar route.  Hop on at any stop and ride the streetcar to the Union Station stop, just one block from the start line.  Free parking lots on Saturdays at the North loop at 7th and Main Street.

Click here to view the Streetcar route.
Click here for parking lots in the River Market.
Click here for parking lots Downtown.
Click here for parking lots in the Crossroads.

NOTE: Please plan on allowing up to 15 minutes on the streetcar, as it will make stops when necessary.