Best Viewing Locations

Maplewood Drive in Maplewood Park by the tennis courts (between Seneca Parkway & Riverside)

Starting line for the Rochester Marathon. Runners will begin their journey here on Maplewood Drive. The runners travel north on the road and come back through the park when they are going south on the path. So from this spot, you can see Full Marathon participants 4 times and Half Marathoners 2 times. This is also a Relay Exchange Point. Free parking will be available in the Kodak Parking Lot located on Maplewood Drive, between Kheel Street & Hanford Landing. This parking lot is about ¾ of a mile from the Starting Line. Shuttles will be available to take spectators from Frontier Field to the Start Line from 5am – 7:15am. However, shuttle service back to Frontier Field will only be available immediately following the start. It will not continue throughout the day.

Parking Lot located on Maplewood Drive (between Kheel Street & Hanford Landing)

Runners will run down Maplewood Drive and go right by this parking lot at about the 1-mile mark. Full Marathoners will pass it again on their 2nd loop at about the 13-mile mark.

Turning Point Park, Charlotte

You can access Turning Point Park from Boxart Street. There is a parking lot at the end of Boxart Street. Once parked, walk north down the path and you will see participants before they get on the boardwalk. Please do not go on the boardwalk

O’Rorke Bridge, Charlotte

Runners will come down Lake Avenue & cross over the O’Rorke Bridge into Irondequoit. So either side of the bridge will be good for spectators. Or even on the sidewalk of the bridge!

Thomas Avenue & St. Paul Blvd, Irondequoit

There is a lot of festivities going on in Irondequoit with the neighborhoods getting in on the fun! There will be some lane closures on these streets. Only northbound traffic will be allowed down Thomas Avenue. On St. Paul Blvd, traffic will be allowed to go northbound & southbound.

Pont de Rennes Bridge

This is the famous pedestrian crossover between the brewery & the High Falls District. Runners will cross over this bridge right before the finish line.

Corner of Plymouth Ave & Morrie Silver Way

The Finish Line! All participants will be finishing their journey on Morrie Silver Way in front of Frontier Field. There will be plenty of parking available in the lots across from Frontier Field (Kodak Lot C on Plymouth & Kodak Lot D on Morrie Silver).