Directions & Parking

Saturday - October 11, 2014


Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT

Start Time:  8:00 AM (Wheelchair Start: 7:55 AM)


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

Downtown Hartford:

Parking Map


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.

Handicap Parking:

165 Capitol Avenue Lot
  • Must have handicapped permit displayed at all times to park.

1820 Trinity Street Lot
  • Open to public. First come, first serve

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

All other areas will be closed for the Hartford Marathon & Half Marathon. Click here for Traffic Alerts.