The Hot Chocolate St. Louis Start and Finish are located near the Visitors Center and Cricket Field within Forest Park. Parking for Hot Chocolate St. Louis is ENTIRELY first come first serve. Those who arrive early will be able to access the lots closest to the post-race party in Forest Park. As lots and roads reach capacity, vehicles will be redirected South to locations that still have availability. Please refer to the map below for parking options and prices.
PLEASE NO PARKING ON THE RACE COURSE ROADS WITHIN FOREST PARK.
Participants will be able to enter Forest Park from all entrances prior to 7am. At 7am, all participants will be directed to enter the park on the south end of Forest Park through Wells Drive or Hampton Avenue. Roads within Forest Park that are closed for the course will open as the last runner passes and it is safe for all patrons. Please obey all traffic signs and personnel when entering and exiting Forest Park.
Shuttles will be running on race morning between Union Station and the race site. Pre-purchase your tickets here, and relax on the ride on race morning!
Shuttle schedule and addtional information coming soon!
The Metro Transit system also provides participants and spectators access to Forest Park on race day.
Please refer to the MetroLink Rail Schedule* , or the MetroBus Schedule* for time and pickup locations, or try the Trip Planner for help in planning your route!
*Note that the Sunday schedule times may differ from weekday schedules