Parking and Directions

Full Marathon Directions

(Arriving Sunday from 3:00a.m. to 4:45 a.m.)

From San Diego

  • Take 405 North to 55 South. Exit Fair/ Del Mar.
  • Proceed to Entrance of the OC Fair and Event Center following signage.

From Los Angeles

  • Take 405 South and exit Fairview.
  • Turn right onto Fairview.
  • Turn left at Merrimac Way (Gate 3 of the OCFEC)
  • OR
  • Take 405 South to 55 South. Exit Fair/ Del Mar.
  • Proceed to the entrance of the OC Fair and Event Center following signage.

From San Bernardino/ Riverside County

  • Take 91 West to 55 South.
  • Ext Fair/ Del Mar.
  • Proceed to the entrance of the OC Fair and Event Center following signage.

OC 5K Directions

From San Diego or Los Angeles

  • Take 405 to 55 South.
  • Exit Fair Drive and turn right.
  • Enter through the Main Gate, or Gate 2 (or as directed by personnel)

Half Marathon Directions

(Arriving Sunday 3:00 a.m. to 5:15 a.m.)

From San Diego

  • Take 405 Freeway north
  • Exit Fairview Dr. and turn left.
  • Proceed to the OC Fair and Event Center entrance through Gate 3.
  • OR
  • Take 405 freeway north to 55 Freeway South
  • Exit Fairview Drive.

From Los Angeles

  • Take 405 Freeway South to 55 Freeway South.
  • Exit Fair and Event Center entrance through Gate 3.
  • OR
  • Take 405 Freeway South to 55 Freeway South.
  • Exit Fair/ De Mar. Turn right on Fair Drive.

From San Bernardino/ Riverside County

  • Take 91 Freeway West to the 55 Freeway South, to the 405 north.
  • Exit Fairview Rd. and turn left. Proceed to the OC Fair and Event Center entrance through Gate 3.
  • OR
  • Take 57 Freeway South to 5 Freeway South
  • Take the 5 Freeway South to the 55 Freeway South.
  • Exit Fair Drive and turn right on Fair Drive.

Spectator Directions

From San Diego or Los Angeles

  • Take 405 to 55 South
  • BEFORE 6:30 a.m. exit Fair Drive and turn right.
  • AFTER 6:30 a.m. exit Victoria/ 22nd Street. Tuen left on 22nd. Turn left on Newport Blvd. Turn left on Fair Drive.

Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 3

4 pm - 8pm - OC Lifestyle & Fitness Expo

Saturday, May 4

9 am - 6 pm - OC Lifestyle & Fitness Expo

8 am - 12 pm - Kids Run the OC, presented by Nutrillite

5 pm - Wahoo’s 5K

Sunday, May 5

5:30 am - Marathon Start (Fashion Island)

6:15 am - Half Marathon Start (Fashion Island)

7 am - 12 pm - Finish Line Festival (OCFEC)

Weekend Locations

OC Fair & Event Center (OCFEC)

88 Fair Drive - Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Fashion Island

900 Newport Center Drive - Newport Beach 92660

Map Links

Parking

Parking

There is a charge of $9.00 (CASH ONLY) for General Parking on Friday and Saturday. Pre-paid race day parking can be purchased for $9.00 (CASH ONLY) at the OC Lifestyle and Fitness Expo. If you do not purchase the pre-paid pass at the Expo, parking on Race Day is $10.00.