Parking suggestions for

Pikes Peak Marathon & Ascent

August 24 & 25
event parking & shuttle

Event free shuttles and regular Free Shuttles run Aug. 24 and 25 during the event.

hired car

Call a Lyft or Uber for a ride straight to the road closure area.

city bus

From downtown Colorado Springs or Old Colorado City, hop on the #3 Metro bus to Manitou, only $1.75 for a one-way ticket.

best parking in town

Free parking and shuttle

  • Park at Higginbotham Flats @ 100-189 Higginbotham Rd, Manitou Springs, free shuttle from 6 am - 10 pm
  • Park near the Manitou Skate Park @ 101 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, shuttle #36 from 9 am - 9 pm, limited service to downtown and Marathon boundry.

Hire a Car

  • Pick up/drop off at 970 Manitou Ave. 80829

Taking a Taxi, Uber or Lyft to the Concert? Pickup/drop off @ 10 Old Man’s Trail and you’ll be a short walk from Marathon boundry.

Take the #3 City Bus

  • Drop off at event

The #3 Metro city bus drops off at 10 Old Man’s Trail, at the end of the line, exit the bus and you’ll be a short walk from Marathon boundry. Bus ticket is $1.75.

$5 all day

Pay to Park in Manitou

Choose one of the four paid parking lots in town and park all day for only $5. Each parking lot is a 5-15 minute walk to the concert in Soda Springs Park.

  • Wichita Parking Lot @ 708 Manitou Ave, 80829 - $5 all day - 10 min. walk
  • Cañon Parking Lot @ 135 Cañon Ave. - $5 all day - 5 min. walk
  • Briarhurst Manor @ 404 Manitou Ave, 80829 - $5 all day - 15 min. walk or ride the #36 shuttle at Mayfaire & Manitou Ave.
  • Schmischny Lot @ 1134 Manitou Ave, 80829 - $5 all day - 5 min walk