Parking & Directions

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Parking is limited and we recommend carpooling, or using public transportation (metrotransit.org). Also, the race course streets will be closing at 7:00 AM to vehicle traffic.

HOW TO GET TO MINNEHAHA PARK:

  • Drop Off -  Participant and volunteer drop off the day of the event will be at the Dairy Queen located 1/2 block from event headquarters (4740 Minnehaha Avenue South - closest cross street is Nawadaha Boulevard).
  • Light Rail - from downtown Minneapolis and points north of 50th Street, take the Light Rail south to the 50th Street/Minnehaha Park stop and walk north to Godfrey Parkway through Minnehaha Park. From Mall of America, take the Light Rail north to the 50th Street/Minnehaha Park stop and walk north to Godfrey Parkway through Minnehaha Park.
  • Driving, from North - Take 35W to Highway 280 south. From 280 take 94 east to Snelling Avenue. Go south on Snelling Avenue to Ford Parkway. Turn right (west) on Ford Parkway, across the river; Ford Parkway turns into 46th Street when you cross the river. On race day you will not be able to get access to park on Godfrey Parkway, so if you keep on 46th Street you can park in the residential area south of 46th Street and walk south to the start of the race on Godfrey Parkway. 
  • South - Take 35W north to Crosstown and head east. From Crosstown take Highway 55 (Hiawatha Avenue) north. Turn right (east) onto 46th Street. Take 46th Street to Godfrey Parkway. There is some parking along Minnehaha Parkway, which runs parallel to Highway 55, and across Highway 55 in the residential area. The race will begin on Godfrey Parkway located at the north end of the park.
  • East  - Take 94 East to Snelling Avenue. Go south on Snelling Avenue to Ford Parkway. Turn right (west) on Ford Parkway, across the river; Ford Parkway turns into 46th Street when you cross the river. On race day you will not be able to get access to park on Godfrey Parkway, so if you keep on 46th Street you can park in the residential area south of 46th Street and walk south to the start of the race on Godfrey Parkway.
  • West - Take 94 east to Highway 55 and head south. Take Highway 55 (Hiawatha Avenue) to 46th Street and turn left (east) onto 46th Street. Take 46th to Godfrey Parkway. There is some parking along Minnehaha Parkway, which runs parallel to Highway 55, and across Highway 55 in the residential area. The race will begin on Godfrey Parkway located at the north end of the park.

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