Parking & Transportation

This information is from 2016, please check back for 2017 information.


St. Paul Parking for Half Marathon, 10-Mile


We have many options for Monster Dash parking this year.  Whether you want to park near your race start or near the finish by Upper Landing Park, there are options for you.  Convenient and abundant parking! 

Start & Finish Locations for Monster Dash: (click here for start times)  Parking Overview map (wide view)
Half Marathon & 10 Mile start line location: Cathedral of Saint Paul, 239 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN
5K Start &  Finish line location: CHS Stadium, 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN 55101
10 Mile Finish Line:  Shepard Road and Elway  **Runners shuttled to Half Marathon Finish
Half Marathon Finish Line:  Shepard Road & Sherman Street, Saint Paul, MN (Near Upper Landing Park) 

Parking Alert!  We anticipate 10,000 runners plus spectators for Monster Dash. Keep these points in mind:

  • EXPECT DELAYS as you park, due to high traffic volume, construction and event road closures.  
  • Pay attention to suggested routes on this page to get you to key areas.  
  • Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to the start of your race to ensure you are NOT LATE.  
  • We will not allow runners to start the race if they are more than 15 minutes late getting to the start line.

Parking near Half Marathon/10 Mile Start:  Click here for MAP & DIRECTIONS

Saint Paul College Ramp -- $10.00
***Shuttle pick up at Chestnut & Eagle, returns back to college only.

Be aware these lots could fill early. It is best to access all of these locations from Interstate 94, however, there are directions from north, south, east and west, by clicking here.

There is absolutely no parking at the Cathedral of Saint Paul. 

Parking in between Half Marathon/10 Mile Start and Upper Landing Park (Half Marathon Finish, Upper Landing Post-Race Party):  Click here to download map. Click here for directions.


Smith Avenue Transit Center parking. First come, first serve. Pay upon entrance. $15.00  Address 145 N. Smith Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102
7 Corners Lot. First come, first serve. Pay upon entrance. $20.00  Address: 150 N. Smith Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55102 
RiverCentre Event Parking $15.00.  First come, first serve. Pay upon entrance.  Address:  150 Kellogg Blvd. West, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Kellogg Ramp Event Parking. First come, first serve. Pay upon entrance.  Address:  129 Kellogg Blvd. West, Saint Paul, MN 55102 

** Please plan to bring cash. Some ramps are cash only!