philly run fest Race day Directions + parking
Driving Directions to the Start
Philly Run Fest Start Line: 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19104
From I-76 East: Take Exit 341 for Montgomery Drive, take a RIGHT on Montgomery Ave. At the first traffic light (Belmont Ave.) make a left. Parking is on all open side streets on your right hand side in the park.
From I-76 West: Take Exit 341 for Montgomery Drive, take a LEFT on Montgomery Ave. At the first traffic light (Belmont Ave.) make a left. Parking is on all side streets on your right hand side in the park.
Parking near the Start
Street Parking: There is free street parking available near the start line on S Concourse Drive and Parkside Avenue. Please check signs for any time restrictions.
Mann Music Center Parking: Parking lots at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts will be available for use on race day. Parking is free to all runners all morning! The Mann Center is only .5 miles away from the starting line and is easily accessible.
Mann Center for the Performing Arts: 5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
NOTE - Roads will begin closing at 6:00am in preparation for the race. West River Drive (MLK Drive), Belmont Ave and Lansdowne Drive will all be closed.
Bus: Septa Bus Routes 38, 40, 43, and 64 stop within walking distance of the start by the Please Touch Museum.
Megabus will be providing a free shuttle service for all runners and spectators from Love Park in Center City Philadelphia. The buses will pick runners up by the iconic Love Statue and transport everyone to the race start area. More information can be found here.