Parking and Transportation

Parking lots near the Start and Finish lines are listed below.  Note: Roads will be closed for the event, including the finish line on Monroe Ave between Michigan and Louis, beginning at 3pm on Friday, May 10 and Ottawa Avenue between Michigan and Fulton, beginning at 3a on Saturday, May 11.  Street Closings

Suggested Parking Ramp/Lots outside of Start and Finish Street Closures:

  • Monroe Center Ramp located on Ionia (between Louis & Monroe Center - enter off Ionia between Fulton & Pearl)
  • Ottawa-Fulton Ramp located on Fulton (enter off Ionia between Fulton & Louis)
  • Pearl-Ionia Ramp located on Ionia (enter off Ionia between Fountain and Pearl)
  • 210 Ionia (Ellis Parking)
  • 90 Market (Ellis Parking)


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Downtown Municipal Parking Facilities

Ellis Parking

DeVos Place

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Public Transportation
Interested in using public transportation on event day?  Check out The Rapid and Silver Line options.   **Please note that routes may be detoured around the race courses.