Shuttles/Parking/Directions

SHUTTLES

Pre-Event Bus Shuttles

Half Marathon ......... 5:00 - 6:00 a.m.
Complimentary bus service will transport runners from the finish area (La Jolla Cove) to the Half Marathon Start (Del Mar) before the race.  YOU MUST BE IN LINE BY 5:30 a.m. to board the last bus.

5K ............... 6:30 - 7:00 a.m.
Complimentary bus service will transport 5K runners from the finish area (La Jolla Cove) to the La Jolla Shores 5K Start (above La Jolla Shores Drive at Horizon Way) before the race.

Post-Event Bus Shuttles

Complimentary buses will transport runners from the finish area (La Jolla Cove) to the Half Marathon Start parking lot and the La Jolla Shores 5K Start (above La Jolla Shores). The Last Post-Race Bus will depart the Cove at 12:00 p.m.

PARKING/DIRECTIONS

Finish Area

Directions to the Finish (and bus pre-event shuttle location)
The finish line for both events will be at the La Jolla Cove (Scripps) Park located in the 1100 block of Coast Boulevard.

From the North:
Take I-5 South to La Jolla Village Drive. Proceed West approximately 0.7 mile to Torrey Pines Road (stoplight) and turn left (South). Drive about 2.7 miles to Prospect Place (stoplight) and turn right (West). Proceed down Prospect, park in La Jolla and walk down to the Cove (Scripps) Park.

From the South:
Take I-5 North to La Jolla Parkway and proceed West approximately 2.5 miles to Prospect Place (stoplight) and turn right (West). Proceed down Prospect, park in La Jolla and walk down to the Cove.

Parking at the Finish
Park only in marked spaces and avoid areas which may cause a safety hazard or block driveways. Watch for NO PARKING signs, as several streets will be closed for this event. Vehicles blocking emergency access, double parked or parked in no parking areas will be towed. Avoid Coast Boulevard adjacent to the finish line. Adequate street and public parking is available in downtown La Jolla.


Click here to view parking options near La Jolla cove.

Half Marathon Start

The La Jolla Half Marathon will start promptly at 7:30 am in the main parking lot of the Del Mar Racetrack. All runners should be in the start area no later than 6:45 a.m. Anticipate traffic delays if you're dropping off runners or parking. If you park at the start and need a ride back to your car after the race, complimentary bus service will be provided, see the Bus Shuttle section above for details. 

NOTE: While there is plenty of free parking at the Del Mar Fairground, it will be VERY BUSY with considerable traffic delays before the race.  We strongly recommend parking in downtown La Jolla and taking the event shuttles to avoid missing the race start.

From the North:
Take I-5 South to Via de la Valle. Proceed West approximately 0.1 mile to Jimmy Durante Boulevard (stoplight) and turn left (South). Follow the signs and Traffic Controllers to parking and runner drop off areas. Parking lot ingress and egress may be restricted or closed prior to the race start. JIMMY DURANTE BOULEVARD WILL BE CLOSED FROM 7:15 a.m. TO 8:00 a.m.

From the South:

Take I-5 North to Via de la Valle. Proceed West approximately 0.1 mile to Jimmy Durante Boulevard (stoplight) and turn left (South). Follow the signs and Traffic Controllers to parking and runner drop off areas. Parking lot ingress and egress may be restricted or closed prior to the race start. JIMMY DURANTE BOULEVARD WILL BE CLOSED FROM 7:15 a.m. TO 8:00 a.m.

Parking at the Half Marathon Start
Plenty of free parking is available for runners adjacent to the start area at the Del Mar Racetrack but it will be VERY BUSY. Anticipate traffic delays and follow the signs and traffic controllers on Jimmy Durante Boulevard to the parking areas. Parking lot ingress and egress may be restricted or closed prior to the race. If you need a ride back to your car after the race, see the Bus Shuttle section above. JIMMY DURANTE BOULEVARD WILL BE CLOSED FROM 7:15 a.m. TO 8:00 a.m

5K Start

The 5K starts promptly at 7:30 a.m.  Runners should plan to be at the race start near the corner of La Jolla Shores Drive and Horizon Way, no later than 7:10 a.m.

From the North:
Take I-5 South to La Jolla Village Drive. Proceed West approximately 2.1 miles (La Jolla Village Drive becomes North Torrey Pines Road at intersection) to La Jolla Shores Drive (stoplight) and turn left (South). Travel approximately 0.2 mile to Horizon Way. Parking is very limited in the residential area adjacent to the 5K Start. If you don't take the bus, allow time for a half-mile walk to the start.

From the South:

Take I-5 North to La Jolla Village Drive. Proceed West approximately 2.2 miles (La Jolla Village Drive becomes North Torrey Pines Road at intersection) to La Jolla Shores Drive (stoplight) and turn left (South). Travel approximately 0.2 mile to Horizon Way. Parking is very limited in the residential area adjacent to the 5K Start. If you don't take the bus, allow time for a half-mile walk to the start.

Parking at the 5K Start
Parking is very limited in the residential area adjacent to the 5K Start near the corner of La Jolla Shores Drive and Horizon Way. If you don't take the bus, allow time for a half mile walk to the start.

More questions? Read through our parking FAQ page or contact us at lajollainfo@inmotionevents.com.

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