Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Turkey Trot STL - Downtown

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Turkey Trot STL - Downtown Parking Information

Participants and spectators driving to the race should plan to be parked no later than 7:00 am on Thursday to avoid road closures. Street parking will be available and meters are free on holidays.  

Recommended Parking Lot
The parking lot at 16th St and Clark St. is the recommended parking lot for Turkey Trot STL participants. The parking lot is located 2 blocks from the start/finish line off 18th St.  Parking in the lot is $5 per car.  The lot has convenient access to Hwy 40 and Hwy 44 before and after the race.  Please enter the lot off 18th St.  Start/Finish line is located at Market St. & 18th St. 

Additional downtown lots are within close walking distance to the start/ finish line. Visit the websites below for recommended lots, locations, hours, fees, maps, and directions.

Public Transportation

Go green! Avoid traffic and parking fees on race morning by taking the MetroLink or MetroBus on race morning.


  • Choose from one of three convenient downtown stops within a few blocks of the start and finish.
  • Metrolink will operate on a Sunday schedule for the holiday.
  • Fee: $2.50 (one-way)
  • More information about Metrolink

Metrolink Stations

  • Union Station: walk north on 18th St. to Market St to access the start line. 
  • Civic Center Station: walk north on 14th and turn west on Market St. to access the start line at Market St. & 17th St. 
  • 8th & Pine Station: walk west on Pine and turn south on 17th St to access the start line at Market St. & 17th St. 

MetroBus is another convenient option for race morning for a $2.00 cash fare. Please note that several MetroBus 

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