DIRECTIONS

*Red Rock Canyon is roughly 30 minutes from downtown and "the strip" and within 10- 45 minutes of most residential areas of the valley.

Directions to the MAIN FREE bus pick up/ drop off area: *LOCATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2014* Suncoast Hotel & Casino: 9090 Alta Drive/ Las Vegas, NV 89145.

  • FROM HENDERSON and South Las Vegas Valley: Take I-215 to FLAMINGO Road (exit 21) and keep to your right. Turn LEFT onto S. Fort Apache Road and continue 3.1 miles, until S. Fort Apache Rd becomes Rampart, continuing another 0.6 mile. Turn LEFT onto ALTA Drive.
  • FROM NORTH LAS VEGAS: Take I-15S to I-95N, exit 42. Continue 5.4 miles to SUMMERLIN PARKWAY (exit 81A). Merge onto E. Summerlin Parkway and continue 1.8 miles to the RAMPART exit. Take a LEFT off the exit onto N. Rampart and continue 0.9 mile to ALTA. Go RIGHT on Alta.

Directions to THE STRIP pick up/ drop off area:

ONLY those runners and spectators who have purchased the STRIP bus ticket will use this location! This pick up location is at Bally's Hotel and Casino located at 3645 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109. Use the FLAMINGO side of the property to board the bus. Look for a SweeTours bus. This location is within walking distance to many Strip hotels or a few dollars taxi ride. If you are standing on the corner of Las Vegas Blvd and Flamingo, with Bally's Hotel on your right side, turn RIGHT and walk about 200' along Flamingo. There is an incline in the sidewalk to the bus loading area.

Directions to Friday packet pick up:  *LOCATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2014*

Suncoast Hotel & Casino: 9090 Alta Drive/ Las Vegas, NV 89145.

  • FROM HENDERSON and South Las Vegas Valley: Take I-215 to FLAMINGO Road (exit 21) and keep to your right. Turn LEFT onto S. Fort Apache Road and continue 3.1 miles, until S. Fort Apache Rd becomes Rampart, continuing another 0.6 mile. Turn LEFT onto ALTA Drive.
  • FROM NORTH LAS VEGAS: Take I-15S to I-95N, exit 42. Continue 5.4 miles to SUMMERLIN PARKWAY (exit 81A). Merge onto E. Summerlin Parkway and continue 1.8 miles to the RAMPART exit. Take a LEFT off the exit onto N. Rampart and continue 0.9 mile to ALTA. Go RIGHT on Alta.

DROP OFF:

If you are having someone drop you off for the race, or are taking a taxi- you may have them DROP you off at the race start (1 minute or less!). This will also help alleviate the workload for the buses. The 1/2 Marathon starts at the Visitors' Center for Red Rock Canyon (see directions below). The gates cose at 8pm and there is a fee to get in. But you can be dropped at the gate and walk thru up to the Visitors' Center (about 0.5 mile). The 5K starts at the large dirt lot at EXIT of the Scenic Drive, accessed 2 miles further south on Highway 159.

From the Las Vegas Valley:

I-215 beltway to Charleston Blvd. Exit WEST and continue on Charleston/ 159 heading west 4-5 miles to the entrance of Red Rock Canyon.

From Southern California:

I-15 North to I-215 beltway WEST. Exit onto Charleston Blvd, heading WEST. Continue on Charleston/ 159 heading west 4-5 miles to the entrance of Red Rock Canyon.

From Arizona:

Over the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge and continue on 93 North toward Henderson and Las Vegas. Exit onto Lake Mead Parkway (NOT into Lake Mead N.R.A) heading WEST which later becomes I-215 beltway. Continue WEST and exit onto Charleston Blvd, heading west. Continue on Charleston/ 159 heading west 4-5 miles to the entrance of Red Rock Canyon.