Race Day Resort is located at Roosevelt University's Fainman Lounge (430 S. Michigan Ave.), just west of Buckingham fountain.  We HIGHLY recommend public transportation, if possible.  If you’re being dropped off, you can typically be dropped right outside the front door!   

CTA (Chicago Transit Authority)

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) offers an economical and convenient way to get to and from Grant Park on race day. For the most up-to-date travel information and to learn how to use the CTA bus and rail system visit

RideShare (Uber/Lyft)

Use the following address: 430 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Michigan Avenue should remain open in front of Roosevelt University throughout the day.


If you need to drive, we recommend reserving a space with SpotHero to insure you have a parking spot that morning!  Visit SpotHero here for parking ideas and to reserve a spot (make sure to update the date/time for accurate parking info!)

Street Closures

Download the Official Chicago Marathon Street Closures brochure (note: this is for 2019 info), to make sure you can get around on race day!