South Shores Park / Boat launch ramp is located just east of Sea World in San Diego. There is ample free on-site parking for the competitors, only yards away from the transition area. Additional parking is across Sea World Drive along the flood control channel.
For the safety of the competitors, South Shores Parking Lot will not re-open to allow vehicles to leave until 9:45 am. If you need to leave the race site before 9:45 am, we recommend that you park along the flood control channel.
From Interstate 5: Exit Sea World Drive and head west on Sea World Drive. Go approximately ¾ mile to South Shores Park Road and turn right. Follow the road into the park.
From Interstate 8: Exit interstate I-5 north to Sea World Drive and head west on Sea World Drive. Go approximately ¾ mile to South Shores Park Road and turn right. Follow road into park.
Athlete Drop or Spectator Drop Off Zone:
After the South Shores Lot is Full ~5:40 am, you may use the Drop off Zone at the entrance to South Shores Park. See Map Below. You May Drop off your Athlete or Spectators here are then park and ride or walk in. This Option is Only available until 6:15 am - When Sea World Drive will be closed.
South Shores Park (200 vehicles)
Opens at 5:00 am
Closes at 5:45 am, or when the lot is full
Vehicles parked in this lot will not be able to exit until 9:45 am
Flood Channel Road (200 vehicles)
Open at all time
Closes at 6:30 am
This area is across from South Shores Park.
If you park here, use the west crosswalk to enter the park
Sunrunner Parking Lot (400 vehicles)
Opens at 5:30 am / Closes at 12:30 pm
Located at the corner of Sea World Drive and Pacific Hwy. It is approximately 1/3 mile from South Shores Park
Park here if arriving late
Additional Parking (300 vehicles)
Tecolote Shores Park located on E. Mission Bay Dr. south of the Hilton and E. Missin Bay Drive
SOUTH SHORES DRIVE closed from 6:45 AM Till 9:45 AM
SEA WORLD DRIVE (westbound) at Pacific Hwy will be closed at 6:15 am