Plan ahead! Carpool or Uber! There will be over 18 000 people heading into the Mother City on the morning of the event, so make sure you budget enough time beforehand to find parking in order to get to the start early! Participants are requested not to park in any residential parking bays near the apartments on, or around the race start area on Beach Road as the Traffic Department will clamp, fine and tow any illegally parked vehicles. Participants are advised to make use of the parking options below.
From here it is a short warm up jog or walk to the start on Beach Road (near the Water Club) .
Runners are advised to use the available parking areas on the east side of Heerengracht Street in order to avoid traffic congestion around the stadium.
A free MyCiTi bus service will be operational from the Civic Centre through to the Stadium. The following parking areas will be available at the Civic Centre:
On-street parking around Civic Centre
Gravel parking in Foreshore
Safe, secure parking is available at the Cape Quarter Shopping Centre in Somerset Road, a warm up walk or jog of less than 1km to the start.
Parking is available along Main Road, Green Point opposite the Stadium Precinct in P13 and P14 (for half marathon runners only due to race starting times/road closures). Runners can access this parking area either from Helen Suzman Boulevard, or along Somerset Road. From here it’s a short warm up jog or walk to the start
PLEASE NOTE: P4 parking (next to the Green Point Athletics Stadium) is for VIP, suppliers, medics, emergency vehicles and crew only.
There will be no parking on Beach Road, and a large section of parking will be restricted adjacent to the finish area for emergency vehicles and race officials. PLEASE NOTE: The City will be erecting no stopping/parking signs in this area the day before the event and our security personnel will not allow runners or supporters to stop or park in the restricted zone anytime before or during the event.
Double check the latest parking information before you leave for the race.
Cars obstructing runners at the start of the Gun Run 2015