CITY OF SANTA MONICA PARKING INFORMATION — SPECTATORS
Spectator parking in Santa Monica opens in most city parking lots at 6:00AM. Spectator parking in Santa Monica will be first-come, first-served. Spectators should NOT reserve a parking space in Santa Monica as those parking spots are for participants only. Pre-reserved parking spots are in lots that will close to spectator vehicles at 6:00AM.
The Finish Line of the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon is located at the intersection of Ocean Ave and California Ave. Spectator access on Ocean Ave will be limited to north of Washington Ave. Please note that there will be NO spectator access on Ocean Ave or in Palisades Park south of Washington Ave.
ARRIVE EARLY! It is important to give yourself plenty of time to find parking and walk to the finish line due to the number of people coming into the area.
CITY OF SANTA MONICA PARKING MAP
Parking near the Finish Line is available at City of Santa Monica-owned lots. Lots open at 6:00AM for spectator parking. Click Here to see a real-time parking map.
PARKING PRICES — ALL PRICES SET BY CITY OF SANTA MONICA
Click Here for a map of City of Santa Monica parking lots
To purchase spectator parking, Click Here and select “Spectators”.
DOWNTOWN STRUCTURES (PS 1 – 9) — $2.00 per 30 minutes, $20 max
DOWNTOWN LOTS (PS 10, Lot 27, 28, 29) — $15
CIVIC CENTER — $10 after 6:00AM
BEACH LOTS (NORTH AND SOUTH OF PIER) — $10 after 6:00AM
BEACH LOT 1N (1550 PCH) — $15
After 6 pm on Sunday, March 9th, all city parking rates revert back to normal, non-event rates.
To make taking transit to/from Santa Monica easier on race day, the Big Blue Bus and Metro will offer all transit service from a single bus hub on 11th St. between Olympic Blvd. and Colorado Ave. All Big Blue Bus services that operate in Santa Monica on Sundays will stop here (except for Routes 4 & 9, which will not be in service on race day). Click Here for a map of the Bus Hub.
Big Blue Bus will operate a free shuttle around Downtown Santa Monica including a stop at the Bus Hub. See map linked above for shuttle stops.
Big Blue Bus Route 10 will take participants back to Union Station. Catch Route 10 at the Bus Hub.
Metro will operate a free shuttle to the Expo Line Culver City Station from the Bus Hub.
The City of Santa Monica will provide a Bike Valet from 8:00AM – 6:00PM at both the Bike Center on 2nd St. at Colorado Ave. and on Ocean Ave. at Tongva Park.