NOTE: Online registration will remain open through the event but to be eligible to win one of the two Grand Prize Giveaways and to beat an increase in the price of the All Day Pass you must register by this Saturday, 3/23, at 6pm EST. Walk-up registrations at BU will also be accepted on Sunday starting at 7:30am with pricing as follows: Adult All Day Pass: $7.50 (50% donated to the American Cancer Society); Youth All Day Pass (21 and under): Free; Twilight Pass (admission after 2pm, all ages): Free.

GETTING TO THE BU FIT REC CENTER AND WHERE TO PARK


How to get to BU’s Fit Rec Center and the BU Track & Tennis Center

Boston University’s Fit Rec Center is the site of RACE-MANIA Boston and is located at 915 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA taking place on Sunday, March 24, 2019.  The Fit Rec Center is accessible by car or public transportation and located next to the Agganis Arena. All RACE-MANIA programming takes place at the BU Fit Rec Center except for the Marathon Sports 4 x 1600m Relay Run which is at the BU Track & Tennis Center located at 100 Ashford Street (about 0.40 miles from the BU Fit Rec Center). Click here to see a map of the area showing these two locations as well as parking and other details.

While there are multiple parking lots in the area, we strongly encourage you consider public transportation, cycling or car pooling to the event.

Public Transportation

  • Train: Green B Line – St. Paul stop (Commonwealth Ave. & Buick St.)
  • Bus: 57 Bus – St. Paul stop (Kenmore Station/Watertown Yard via Commonwealth Ave.)

Click here for detailed instructions on taking the T to the Agganis Center which is right next door to the Fit Rec Center.

Cycling to the Fit Rec Center

Bike racks are located in front of the main entrances to the Fit Rec Center on Comm Ave. Make sure you bring a lock to secure your bike! We will also have a free bike valet service inside the BU Fit Rec Center offering a limited number of rack positions for athletes that bring their bike.

Driving to the Fit Rec Center:

From the North (I-93)

  1. Take I-93 or Route 1 South to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive.
  2. Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square Exit.
  3. At the light, make a right onto Beacon Street.
  4. Bear right at the far end of Kenmore Square onto Commonwealth Avenue.
  5. Continue on Commonwealth Avenue to the Fitness & Recreation Center (approximately 1 mile on the right).

From the South (I-93)

  1. Take I-93 / Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) North to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive.
  2. Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square Exit.
  3. At the first set of lights, turn right onto Beacon Street.
  4. Bear right at the far end of Kenmore Square onto Commonwealth Avenue.
  5. Continue on Commonwealth Avenue to the Fitness & Recreation Center (approximately 1 mile on the right).

From the West (I-90, Mass Turnpike)

  1. Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East. Take Exit 18 on the left (Brighton/Cambridge).
  2. Follow signs to Cambridge. At the second set of lights, turn right.
  3. Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square Exit.
  4. At the first set of lights, turn right onto Beacon Street.
  5. Bear right at the far end of Kenmore Square onto Commonwealth Avenue.
  6. Continue on Commonwealth Avenue to the Fitness & Recreation Center (approximately 1 mile on the right).

Parking Information

Street parking in Boston is FREE on Sundays. If you can’t find street parking, the Agganis Arena Garage, which is located on Harry Agganis Way behind the BU Fit Rec Center, is the most convenient option. The cost to park in this lot for the day is $15 (hourly rates not available). Overflow parking will be at the Langsam Garage which is located at 278 Babcock Street, but the entrance is on Gardner Street. Parking in the Langsam Garage is also $15 for the day. Click here for a map of the area showing the location of these parking garages and the BU Fit Rec Center.

Upon Arrival at the BU Fit Rec Center

All attendees are to enter the BU Fit Rec Center from the Buick Street entrance — NOT the Commonwealth Avenue entranceClick here to see a map of the area that notes parking locations as well as the location of the Buick Street entrance.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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