Race Weekend

Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin


October 20, 2018
7 a.m. – Wheelchair participants
7:05 a.m. – Full marathon and half marathon  start
7:30 a.m. – 5K  and 10K start

Directions and Parking Information

Late Registration & Packet Pickup

Union Station – Festival Plaza
30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

Thursday, October 18, 3-8 p.m.
Friday, October 19, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Parking is free for all participants during the Health & Fitness Expo.

Race Day Parking

  • Race day parking is located south of the finish line area along 27th Street between Gillham Road and Grand Boulevard. There are three lots available free of charge for participants and guests. Parking lots will be available on a first come first served basis.NOTE: 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 to view the parking map.
  • Looking for alternative parking options? Ride the KC Streetcar straight to the start line! The streetcar will begin running at 6 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. Click here to view the Streetcar route with parking locations.NOTE: Please plan on allowing up to 15 minutes when riding the Streetcar, as it will make stops when necessary.
  • 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.