|TRANSPORTATION INFO |
Getting to the Start Line
The Parkway Classic is a point to point race along the beautiful GW Parkway. Pacers Running provides complimentary bus transportation that departs from three locations that will take you to the Start Line.
|We highly recommend taking advantage of this option. (You may be dropped off at the Start Line but there is no parking available.) |
-You do not need to RSVP for a bus. If you choose to take a different mode of transportation than the complimentary shuttles, you do not need to notify us.
-Buses leave on time. Please do not be late. We can not accommodate late riders.
-Only runners with bibs will be allowed to board the buses to both of the Start Lines. Friends and family will not be allowed to ride the shuttle buses to Belle Haven or Mount Vernon Estates but they ARE welcome on post race bus shuttles (see below).
-Buses are not able to accommodate strollers. If you plan to run with a stroller, please make other arrangements to arrive at the Start Line.
ALEXANDRIA AT FAIRFAX STREET
Bus transportation begins at 5:30 AM. The last bus leaves at 7:00 AM. You should plan to arrive early to ensure you catch a bus. We suggest boarding by 6:15am or you will likely encounter a wait to board.
The buses load at 700 North Fairfax Street in Old Town. Buses stretch from Wythe to First Streets along Fairfax Street. 10 mile and 5k runners will board different buses. Please look for signs.
To Parking at Canal Plaza:
99 Canal Plaza
Alexandria, VA 22314
ALEXANDRIA AT EISENHOWER AVENUE
Bus transportation begins at 5:30am. The last bus leaves at 7:00am. You should plan to arrive well before then to ensure you catch a bus. We suggest boarding by 6:15am or you will likely encounter a wait to board.
The buses load on the corner of Hoofs Run Drive and Eisenhower Avenue. 10 mile and 5k runners will board different buses. Look for signs.
To Parking at US Patent and Trademark Office:
551 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
ARLINGTON AT PENTAGON CITY (FOR 10 MILE PARTICIPANTS ONLY)
Bus transportation begins at 5:30am. The last bus leaves at 6:30am. You should plan to arrive early to ensure you catch a bus.
The buses load at South Hayes Street and Army Navy Drive.
To Parking at Pentagon Lot:
800 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
Departing the Race
POST RACE BUS SHUTTLES
Complimentary post race shuttles run from 8:00am - 11:45am to Eisenhower Avenue, Pentagon City, Pacers Alexandria, and King Street METRO. Friends and family are welcome to board with a registered participant.
-There are no shuttles back to the Start Line (Belle Haven Park or Mount Vernon Estates)
Bag check is available at both Start Lines and your gear will be delivered to the Finish Festival. You must use the clear plastic bag you received at Packet Pickup. Due to security reasons, we cannot accept any backpacks or gym bags.