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Race Day Transportation

2018 Transportation Schedule

IMPORTANT: Arrive early to avoid long lines and full buses.

Free parking is provided at the two public Sonoma and Napa bus locations. Please arrive

early as the first buses have open spots but later buses are typically full. There is a drop

off area in the Domaine Carneros lower parking lot near to the start line. The closest spot

to leave a car is at Stanley Lane approximately two miles from the start.

BUSES TO START at CUVAISON WINERY (1221 Duhig Rd, Napa)

FROM SONOMA

Downtown Sonoma (216 1st St. East)

1 block north of Sonoma Plaza – Next to Little League Fields

Every 5 minutes between 5:20am and 6:15am

Parking: Veterans Building parking lot or Depot Park, north of Sonoma Plaza via 1st St E or 1st St. W

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn (100 Boyes Blvd, Sonoma)

HOTEL GUESTS only! 5:40am and 5:55am ONLY

FROM NAPA

Best Western Inn at the Vines (100 Soscol Ave, Napa)

Every 10 minutes between 5:30am and 6:20am

Parking available at Napa Valley College (1/3 mile) or South Napa Marketplace Mall or Movie Theater Lots (1/4

mile – obey signs!). Do NOT park at Inn at the Vines or Denny’s parking lots (ticket or tow).

Marriott Napa Valley Hotel (3425 Solano Ave, Napa)

HOTEL GUESTS only! 5:40am and 6:15am ONLY

RETURNING BUSES

RETURNING BUSES FROM SONOMA PLAZA

Buses from the Festival depart approximately every 30 minutes between 9:30am and 12:20pm across from the

NE corner of the Plaza near the Sonoma Barracks on 1st St. East. Bus schedules are at the information booth in

Sonoma Plaza. If you need two stop at Stanley Smokehouse or Gundlach Bundschu, please ask the

transportation coordinator on site.

TO SONOMA

Gundlach Bundschu Winery (5K Start – 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma)

9:45am, 10:30am, and 11:45am

Sonoma Mission Inn (100 Boyes Blvd, Sonoma)

HOTEL GUESTS ONLY! 10:00am, 11:00am, and 11:50am

TO NAPA

Best Western Inn at the Vines (100 Soscol Ave, Napa)

Approx. every 45 minutes from 9:30am to 12:15pm

Marriott Napa Valley Hotel and Spa (3425 Solano Ave, Napa)

HOTEL GUESTS ONLY! Approx. every 45 minutes from 10:30am to 12:15pm

RUNNER DROP OFF

Runner drop off for the half marathon is located in the lower parking lot of Domaine Carneros off of Duhig Rd.

All cars must drop runners in the designated areas in the parking lot only and then depart back out to Duhig

Rd. to Hwy 121 due to the high volume of traffic in this congested area. DO NOT drop runners along Hwy 121 or

Duhig Rd or you may be ticketed by CHP patrolling the area and reprimanded by traffic controllers and other

drivers

BUSES TO GUNBUNFUNRUN 5K START (2000 Denmark St, Sonoma)

FROM SONOMA

Downtown Sonoma (departs from 216 1st St. East)

Every 5 minutes between 6:45am and 7:05am

Sonoma Mission Inn (100 Boyes Blvd, Sonoma)

HOTEL GUESTS ONLY! 7:00am ONLY

FROM START

Duhig Rd near Half Marathon Start at Cuvaison Winery

7:15 ONLY

FROM NAPA Best Western Inn at the Vines (100 Soscol Ave, Napa)

7:00 ONLY

Marriott Napa Valley Hotel and Spa (3425 Solano Ave, Napa)

HOTEL GUESTS ONLY! 7:00am ONLY

PARKING AT GUNBUNFUNRUN 5K START (2000 Denmark St, Sonoma)

There is parking available at Gundlach Bundschu Winery for 5K participants. Please park in the designated lot at

the bottom of the driveway just inside the gate and walk up the driveway to the 5K start line. All cars MUST be

in by 7:30am. There is no runner drop off via autos at GunBunFunRun. Cars are not allowed on Denmark

Rd. Runners should drive and park or take the bus.

PARKING RULES

There is absolutely NO parking at Cuvaison or Domaine Carneros near the start. Offending vehicles

will be ticketed and towed by CHP. Use bus and vehicle drops off zones only. The course is closed to all traffic!

Free parking is available in the designated parking lots and side streets in downtown Sonoma.

Do NOT park on SONOMA PLAZA to take the Sonoma bus! These spots are reserved

for vendors, staff and wineries. Park at the Sonoma Veteran’s Building lot.

There is street parking on Golden Gate Drive near Stanley Smokehouse 2.5 miles to the east of the start. One

shuttle will run back and forth to the start.

Parking for the GunBunFunRun 5K is available at Gundlach Bundschu Winery. All cars MUST be in by 7:30am.

DESIGNATED VIEWING AREAS

• Mile 2: WATER STOP #1 at the intersection of Las Amigas and Duhig Road: You must access this spot

from Hwy 121 to Cuttings Wharf Rd to Las Amigas Rd. Parking is located on Las Amigas Rd or at Liana Winery.

Do not park on Duhig Rd.

• Mile 7.5: Water, wine and band stop @ the intersection of Burndale Road and Highway 121: Arrive

by 7:00am to park at Fremont Diner (good breakfast!) and walk over 1/4 mile. Expect delays on Hwy 121.

• Mile 11.4 @ Denmark and 7th St. Park along Denmark between 5th St E and 7th St. E.

• The final 1/4 mile: You may view the finish along East Napa St. between 2nd St. E and Sonoma Plaza. Please

be mindful

PARKING RULES

There is absolutely NO parking at Cuvaison or Domaine Carneros near the start. Offending vehicles

will be ticketed and towed by CHP. Use bus and vehicle drops off zones only. The course is closed to all traffic!

Free parking is available in the designated parking lots and side streets in downtown Sonoma.

Do NOT park on SONOMA PLAZA to take the Sonoma bus! These spots are reserved

for vendors, staff and wineries. Park at the Sonoma Veteran’s Building lot.

There is street parking on Golden Gate Drive near Stanley Smokehouse 2.5 miles to the east of the start. One

shuttle will run back and forth to the start.

 

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