Parking & Directions

Early Packet Pick-Up: soundRUNNER Fairfield, 1596 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Parking at Jennings Beach:

  • Parking is FREE at Jennings Beach. Please be advised, all participants and volunteers must be out of the Jennings Beach parking lot by 11:00am on Saturday and 1:00pm on Sunday or else you will be ticketed. Thank you!
  • 5K parking is available ONLY at Jennings Beach (880 South Benson Road). NO SHUTTLE SERVICE from Fairfield Downtown Train Station on Saturday or Sunday.
  • Half marathon parking is extremely limited at Jennings Beach! We encourage participants to arrive in Fairfield before 6:30AM as these lots fill by 7AM. Plenty of parking will be available in lots near the beach. Depending upon traffic, cars arriving after 7:10 AM may be directed to alternate parking areas at the discretion of Fairfield Police and/or race officials. We urge participants to car pool.

Directions to Jennings Beach (880 South Benson Road, Fairfield) by Car – arrive before 7AM

From New York and West

  • Approximately 25 minutes from NY/CT border. Take the Round Hill Road exit 22. Continue straight across Round Hill Rd. onto Walls Drive for .3 miles. Turn right onto North Benson Rd. Go straight across US1 onto South Benson Rd. for .9 miles to Jennings Beach.

From New Haven and East

  • Approximately 20 minutes from New Haven.  Take exit 23 Kings Highway onto US1 for .85 miles, then turn left onto South Benson Rd. for .8 miles to Jennings Beach.

If Arriving By Train to Fairfield Downtown Train Station

If you are arriving by train, get off at the Fairfield Downtown Train Station located at 165 Unquowa Road. Shuttle busses will not be available at the 2021 event. Participants will be able to use UBER or LYFT to make their way to Jennings Beach from the Train Station. Keep in mind, there will be NO baggage claim at this year’s race. 

For current Metro-North timetables & schedule information, click here.