Wherever you need to get to on race weekend, we’ve got you covered!

The Expo

For directions to the Health & Fitness Expo (Packet Pick Up) at the Arthur Ashe Athletic Center, visit our Expo Page.

Race Day Parking

For Race Day Parking Info, visit our Parking Page.

Race Day Street Closings

You can now use the Waze traffic app to help navigate around Richmond on race day. Road closures have been pre-loaded into the app, which should allow you to move about town using the most efficient route possible.

For a list of Race Day Road Closures, click here.

Let LYFT get you there!

LYFTFocus on your race, not on parking! Lyft is offering 25% off two rides on race weekend using the code RVARACE19. Plus, for every ride taken from the Health and Fitness Expo or the finish line, Lyft is donating $2 to Kids Run RVA, the official event charity!

Use these convenient drop off & pick up locations on race day:

Drop Off: In the semi-circle in front of the Richmond Coliseum’s 7th Street entrance, within just a few blocks of each of the three start lines.

Pick Up: The designated pickup location is at the intersection of Canal and 7th Street at Kanawha Plaza.

Party Zones

Friends or relatives wanting to spectate along the course will want to visit our special Party Zones at miles 7, 13 and 20 on the marathon course and mile 7 on the half marathon course. For locations and directions, click here.

Finish Line

The Finish Line for all three races is at 5th & Tredegar Street on the city’s beautiful riverfront. Please note that street closures for the event will prevent you from being able to access the finish line by car. For a Google Map of the finish line in downtown Richmond, click here.

Host Hotel

The Finish Line for the VCU Health Richmond Marathon, Markel Richmond Half Marathon & Allianz Partners 8k is located about 8 blocks from the:

Omni Richmond Hotel
(Official Host Hotel)
100 South 12th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Directions to the Omni Richmond Hotel, located at the corner of 12th and Cary Streets:

  • From the South: I-95 North to Exit 74A (Downtown Expressway).  Take Canal St. Exit and turn RIGHT onto 10th Street.  Turn RIGHT onto Cary Street.  Turn RIGHT onto 12th Street.  Make immediate right into hotel entrance.
  • From the East and West: I-64 to I-95.  Follow directions below.
  • From the North:  I-95 South to Exit 74B (Franklin Street).  Turn RIGHT onto E. Franklin St.  Turn LEFT at light onto 14th St.  Turn RIGHT at third light onto Canal St.  Go two blocks and Turn RIGHT onto 12th St.  Hotel entrance is on the left.


For an interactive Richmond Region Visitors map, click here.