Road Closures, WAZE, Directions, & Parking

On race day morning, Sunday, March 1, 2020, roads surrounding Fashion Island and Newport Center will be temporarily closed starting at 4:00 a.m.

On race day morning, Sunday, March 1, 2020, roads surrounding Fashion Island and Newport Center will be temporarily closed starting at 4:00 a.m.

The Spirit Run has partnered with Waze to give you the best experience possible to navigate around road closures!  Download Waze for free at www.waze.com/get for iOS and Android and see real-time traffic, final optimal routes, avoid event-related road closures and more. In addition, you can check the Spirit Run Waze Page for live traffic updates on event day!

Roads surrounding Fashion Island will be temporarily closed on Sunday, March 1, 2020, starting at 4:00 am and will open by 11:15 am, with some opening earlier on a rolling basis.  The entire circle portion of Newport Center Drive will be closed (except at San Miguel Rd.) and will open completely by 11:15 am.  

 

DIRECTIONS

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PARKING

Parking is available adjacent to Regal (Edwards Big 6) Cinemas at Avocado Dr., and Civic Center. See below. Follow signs and directions of volunteers.

Race day parking is at Regal Cinemas parking lot at:

Regal (Edwards Big 6) Cinemas
300 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA92660

To avoid road closures, and for ease of event arrival, please follow arrival directions carefully. 

  • From Coast Highway – take Avocado Dr. north to parking lots adjacent to Edwards Newport Theatre at Civic Center (formerly Farallon) and San Miguel.

  • From the 405 Freeway – exit MacArthur Blvd., head southwest. Turn right on San Miguel Dr. follow signs to parking.

  • Arrive one hour before the start of the event to allow time for parking, packet pick-up and warm-up on race day.

  • Walk to expo location at the Gateway Center at 110 Newport Center Drive.

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Expo Location

Registration, Packet Pickup, and the Youth & Fitness & Dog Expos moved to the parking lot next to the finish line in the Gateway Center, 110 Newport Center Drive.

This new location made it more convenient for expo attendees to watch their loved ones finish their races and head directly into the expos.

Parking will be available in the Big Edwards Theater parking lot.