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 t55 South and exit Fairview Drive.

From Los Angeles

Take 405 Freeway South to 55 Freeway South. Exit Fair and Event Center entrance through Gate 3. OR Tae 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 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

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