Directions & Parking
Directions to XL Center (Packet Pickup/Registration) - One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, CT
Be aware that roads will be closed to traffic for marathon preparation by 7:30 a.m. so allow plenty of time to arrive and park.
Driving from the West:
(I-84E) - Click here for detailed parking information
Driving from the East, North or South:
(I-84W, I-91N, I-91S) - Click here for detailed parking information
There will be secure bike parking right inside Bushnell Park.
Free parking for those who Carpool! For our "Go Green" program, if you ride in with a buddy, you may park at the Aetna Garage.
We have a limited number of Parking Passes for Handicapped Parking. No access after 7 am. Contact email@example.com for a pass.
5K Runners - Leaving Downtown Before 11 am
If you plan to leave downtown Hartford before 11 am, you must park in the following locations due to road closures:
- State of Connecticut parking lot at 165 Capitol Ave. These must be accessed via Buckingham Street - exit east to Hudson Street to the Conlin Whitehead Hwy.
- Surface lots or garages near the Hartford XL Center - you will be able to access I-84 east or west or travel west on city streets
Volunteers Arriving 7:30 am - 9:00 am:
Click here for detailed parking information.
All other areas will be closed for the ING Hartford Marathon & Half Marathon. Click here for Traffic Alerts.