for The Reading Hospital Road Run
***Parking is subject to change.*** Free parking will be available in Reading Parking Authority garages (NOTE: Forward Parking Only in all city garages) and noted below as more information becomes available. Please be sure to check back closer to race day for the most up-to-date parking information.
****DAY OF EVENT PARKING NOTE**** Runners and volunteers will need to pull a ticket to enter, but parking will be free until 12:30. After 12:30 they will need to pay the regular cost of parking.
For a complete list of parking facilities in downtown Reading or for more information on the Reading Parking Authority, please CLICK HERE.
Residents along the race route are encouraged to move their vehicles from the streets prior to the race on October 14. Free parking will be available in the South Penn Garage (Lot #3).
LOT #3 - SOUTH PENN GARAGE
Height Clearance: 6' 10"
The South Penn garage is located between the 600 Blocks of Franklin and Cherry Streets. Motorists may enter the garage from Franklin or Cherry.
LOT #6 - 4TH AND CHERRY GARAGE
Height Clearance: 7' 4"
The 4th and Cherry garage is located between the 400 blocks of Franklin and Cherry Streets. Motorists may enter the garage from the 400 block of Cherry Street.
LOT #5 - 6TH & CHERRY METERED LOT
The 6th and Cherry Metered lot is located along the 500 block of Cherry Street. It may be accessed from South 5th Street or South 6th Street 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
LOT #10 - CONVENTION CENTER GARAGE
Height Clearance: 7' 2"
The Convention Center Garage, formerly known as the Doubletree Garage, is located on the 600 Block of Court Street. Motorists may enter the garage from Court Street.
On Saturday, October 15, the garage at the DoubleTree Hotel will be enter ONLY from the Penn Street side, and exit only on the Court Street side.
LOT #13 - REED AND COURT GARAGE
Reed and Court Height Clearance: 6' 8"
The Reed and Court garage is located and may be accessed from the south side of the 600 Block of Court Street. The entrance is at the intersection of Reed and Court Streets.
The Reading Hospital Road Run
The directions below are strictly for reference points and we encourage all participants and spectators to obtain their own directions in advance of race day.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO ONGOING CONSTRUCTION, THE PENN STREET EXIT ON WESTBOUND 422 IS SCHEDULED TO BE CLOSED UNTIL OCTOBER 2019. PLEASE USE ALTERNATE ROUTES AS NOTED IN THE MAP BELOW.
Directions from Philadelphia, PA: Take I-76 N to PA Turnpike West (toll) to Exit 298 (Formerly Exit 22) Morgantown-Reading. Follow I-176 to 422W to Reading Exit at Penn Street, follow Penn Street to a designated Road Run Parking Garage.
alternate: From King of Prussia use 202S to 422W, at Reading take 422W Bypass and follow Penn Street to a designated Road Run Parking Garage.
Directions from Washington D.C. – Baltimore, MD: Take I-495N to I-95N to I-695W to I-83N to York, PA. Pick up 30E to Lancaster. In Lancaster pick up Route 222 North to Reading. Stay on 222 North to Route 422 East to Penn Street exit, follow Penn Street to a designated Road Run Parking Garage.
Directions from Manhattan, NY: Take Lincoln Tunnel to NJ Tpk South to Exit 14. Take I-78W to Exit 40 (Formerly Exit 12) at Krumsville, PA. Take 737S toward Kutztown for 5 miles, pick up 222S to 222 bypass, exit at Penn Street, follow Penn Street to a designated Road Run Parking Garage.
Directions from Harrisburg, PA: I-76 E / PA Turnpike E Philadelphia. EXIT 286 toward Reading/Ephrata. MERGE onto Spur Rd. EXIT US-222 N Reading. EXIT US-422 E Pottstown. EXIT Penn St. - Reading and follow to a designated Road Run Parking Garage.