Participants in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon are encouraged to park their cars in Santa Monica and use complimentary shuttles to the Start Line at Dodger Stadium.
PARTICIPANT PARKING -- CITY OF SANTA MONICA
If you are planning on parking in Santa Monica and taking a pre-race shuttle to the Start Line at Dodger Stadium, you are encouraged to reserve your parking space prior to race day.
Participants looking to reserve a parking space in Santa Monica should select "Los Angeles Marathon (Participants)" from the options listed. Participant parking lots open at 2:00 am. Note that all lots have NO in and out privileges.
Spectators looking to reserve a parking space in Santa Monica should select "Los Angeles Marathon (Spectators)" from the options listed. Spectator lots open at 7:00 am. For more information on Spectator Parking, please Click Here.
Please understand that the parking rates are set by the City of Santa Monica and the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon receives no compensation. For questions about reserving your parking space online, parking refunds, or Santa Monica parking lots, please call 866-330-7275.
PARTICIPANT PARKING -- DODGER STADIUM
Dodger Stadium will open to vehicular traffic on Sunday, March 19th at 3:00 am PST. Participants are allowed to park at Dodger Stadium during the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon. However, there is no shuttle transportation from the Finish Line back to Dodger Stadium after the race.
Vehicular access to Dodger Stadium on race morning is only allowed through the Golden State Gate which is accessible via I-5. Please Note: the Stadium Way exits from CA-110 (both northbound and southbound) will be closed on race day.
Cars will be allowed to park overnight at Dodger Stadium between Sunday, March 19th and Monday, March 20th. To retrieve your vehicle after the race, use the following gates:
Monday, March 20
Sunset Gate (open at 7:00 am PST)
Golden State Gate (closed)
RUNNER PICK-UP AREA
This year, the City of Santa Monica will be providing a designated runner pick-up area to allow family members and App-based ride hailing services (e.g. Uber & Lyft) to conveniently pick up runners after the Marathon without the need to park. The runner pick-up zone will be along the East side of 5th Street between Broadway and Wilshire Blvd. To access this area, take I-10 West and exit 5th Street. Continue past Colorado Ave and Broadway. Three blocks of loading zone will be provided on the right hand side of the street. To return to the freeway, turn right at Santa Monica Blvd, Arizona Ave, or Wilshire Blvd and then right at Lincoln Blvd.