Parking Information

Please note that all parking options listed below are suggested decks/garages.

Parking Map

2022 Parking Map

Availability will be on a first come, first served basis. We highly recommend carpooling or taking an Uber/Lyft/Taxi as well as arriving at least 45 minutes prior to your race start to alleviate race stress!

To see more information on an interactive parking map, please visit

Packet pickup on Friday, April 22 is located at 1624 Main (1624 Main Street). Recommended parking is at PJ Cannon Parking Garage located at 1227 Taylor Street (29201). There is also metered parking along the streets.

Main Street Mile / Kids Main Street Mile: Starts and finishes at the corner of  Main and Laurel Street (29201). 

5K / Half Marathon: starts at 1100 Sumter Street near Gervais Street, heading east on Gervais. The event finishes heading south on Park St. at 1110 Park Street. 

Garages that are suggested:

Lady Street Parking garage located at 1100 Lady Street this is the closest parking garage to the starting line.

Park St Parking Deck located at 1007 Park St. This is the closest parking garage to the finish line and is in walking distance to start.

See below for the pricing schedule for all other city garages:

Hourly rates

  • First 30 minutes $1.00
  • Second 30 minutes $1.00
  • Each additional hour $1.00 (maximum of $10.00/day)


  • 4 minutes: $0.05
  • 8 minutes: $0.10
  • 20 minutes: $0.25

Maximum time is dependent on the color of the meter:

  • Blue meters, 5 - 10 hours
  • Green meters, 2 hours
  • Silver meters, 1 hour
  • Red meters, 30 minutes

Accepted forms of payment: Passport app, coins, City of Columbia parking smart cards, City of Columbia parking tokens


Download the PassportParking Mobile Pay app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store. You'll find a zone sticker on your meter. Simply enter your zone number and you'll be able to pay for your expected time, and add time to your meter, from any location. Once you have reached the maximum time, you may not re-feed the meter. You must move your vehicle.