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OTR 5k Parking & Race Route

Packet Pick-Up and Race Day Parking

Parking is located surrounding Central Parkway YMCA and in several other locations throughout Over-the-Rhine.
Note: Free parking in the Court Street Center lot from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. on weekdays, and free parking on weekends.


Parking is also available in the following garages and lots:

  • Washington Park Garage – 1230 Elm Street –
  • Mercer Commons Garage (one block from Washington Park on Vine Street, between Thirteenth and Fourteenth)
  • Twelfth and Vine Parking Lot
  • Town Center Garage - 1251 Central Parkway (cash only; 617 spaces; located behind Music Hall)

Race Route

To make way for the streetcar's anticipated arrival, a new race course was implemented in 2015. The course will remain the same in 2017. Here is the course map:

OTR 5k Route 

Course Details:
Start on 13th, just east of Race. Left on Vine. Right on McMicken. Left on Liberty. Right on Reading. Reading to merge on Central Pkwy. Right on Sycamore. Left on 12th. Right on Main. Right on 13th. Left on Sycamore. Left on Liberty. Left on Walnut. Right on 13th. Right on Vine. Left on 15th. Left on Republic. Finish on Republic, south of 13th.