As for any large–scale event, public transportation is encouraged. Public transit is the most affordable, convenient, and environmentally friendly way to get to and from summertime events.


Please visit the Chicago Transit Authority to plan your trip to Grant Park.

All CTA rail lines serving downtown can get race attendees access to the track area:

  • Loop Elevated (Brown/Green/Orange/Pink lines):
    • Exit at either Washington/Wabash or Adams/Wabash.
  • Red or Blue lines:
    • Exit at Jackson and walk a couple of blocks east.
Special Note Regarding Accessibility at Roosevelt:The pedway-to-street elevator at the Roosevelt (Red/Green/Orange) station is temporarily out of service. Customers will only be able to use the stairs and escalator to access/transfer to Red Line subway service. Alternative service options for customers who require use of an elevator, include:

  • Red Line:
    • Exit at the at accessible Jackson station (use the Jackson-Van Buren exit) and transfer to the #130 or #146 located at northwest corner of State/Van Buren.
  • Brown Line:
    • Exit at Harold Washington Library, then transfer to #130 or #146 located at northwest corner of State/Van Buren.


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Metra closest stops to the event:

  • Metra Millennium Station
  • Metra Ogilvie Station