Parking | Passes

Without massive parking areas available at the start line or the finish line, participants in the Across the Bay 10K must utilize the event’s designated parking lots and shuttle system. The designated parking lots on both the Western Shore and Eastern Shore have limited parking capacities and the costs for using each lot vary. In light of this, a finite quantity of individually numbered passes will be sold for each of the designated lots.

Purchase a parking pass for a specific lot and save your space on race day!

Specific | Lots

  • You will only be allowed to park in the specific lot for which you have purchased a pass – unauthorized vehicles will be removed from lots to ensure that parking inventory is available for those who have purchased a pass.
  • Participants can walk or be dropped off at any of the parking locations.
  • Participants do NOT need a parking pass to board a shuttle.
  • Parking passes are only needed to PARK in the designated parking lots.
  • Once purchased, you cannot switch your selected parking pass for a different location.
PARKING LOT COLOR FACILITY RUNNERS SPECTATORS MAP LOCATION PRICE
GREEN Anne Arundel Community College Y Y MAP $15.00
RED Chesapeake Community College Y N MAP $10.00
BLUE Navy-Marine Corps Stadium Y Y MAP $20.00
GOLD Kent Narrows Y N MAP $20.00
PURPLE Matapeake Middle School N Y MAP $20.00
YELLOW Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds Y Y MAP $15.00

Online | Pre-Purchase

Online parking pass sales will be available with registration.

  • Participants (already registered) may purchase a parking pass as an additional purchase on active.com.
  • If you ordered a parking pass along with your registration, it will be in your packet with your bib at pick-up.
  • If you pruchased bib mailing and a parking pass online, then both of these items will be mailed to you approximately 2 – 4 weeks prior to the event.
    • Please confirm that your mailing information is listed correctly in your Active registration account or you may not receive your pass.

On-Site | Purchase

You may purchase a parking pass at our pre-race expo. All passes will be sold on remaining spaces at official race lots only. The expo is located at: Navy-Marine Corps Stadium (550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, Maryland).

Entry Into | The Lots

Show the parking pass to the lot attendant volunteer. The pass should then be placed in your front windshield on the driver’s side when arriving at any of the runner and spectator parking facilities.

No | Refunds

All parking pass sales are final. There are no refunds. If you defer your registration, your parking pass does not defer.

Runner Shuttles | to the Start

THERE IS NO DROP OFF OR PARKING FOR RUNNERS AT THE START LINE. ALL RUNNERS MUST BOARD A START LINE SHUTTLE IN THE MORNING, AT ONE OF THE LOCATIONS LISTED BELOW. RUNNERS MUST WEAR BIBS TO BOARD SHUTTLES AND TO BE ON THE RACE COURSE.

  • A parking pass is not required to board a shuttle but they are required to PARK in the affiliated lots.
  • Participants are allowed to walk to or get dropped off at any of the affiliated parking lots and board a shuttle bus to the start.
  • The anticipated pace you provided during registration will dictate which of the ten start waves you are assigned to and the recommended bus loading time for your wave.

Shuttle buses will depart from the parking lots every 15-20 minutes from 6AM – 8:30AM. 

*Note:Because this is a chip-timed race, your race time will not start until you cross the timing mat at the start line. Sunrise in Annapolis, MD is at 6:39 AM on Sunday, November 5th.

Runner Shuttles | Loading Guidelines

What’s Allowed:

  • Registered Participants (must wear bib)
  • Fanny Packs
  • Hydration Belts or Packs
  • Cups or Bike Bottles
  • One-Gallon Clear Bags

What’s NOT Allowed:

  • Spectators (there is a separate spectator parking and shuttle plan – please see spectator parking tab above)
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Backpacks for Gear
  • Glass Containers
  • Weapons of Any Kind
  • Facemasks
  • Flags exceeding 11”x17”
  • Drones
  • Jump Ropes

All bags are subject to search. Race officials reserve the right to disallow ANY item at their sole discretion. We are not responsible for any lost/stolen/damaged items.

Runner Shuttles | Back to the Parking Lots

The finish area for the race is located in the Chesapeake Bay Business Park in Stevensville, Maryland.

Shuttles will depart from Log Canoe Circle adjacent to the post-race party zone every 15-20 minutes from 8:30AM until 2PM.

  • Participants may leave as early as they wish.
  • Each bus will be clearly marked on the front window and side with the destination parking lot colors so that participants know which bus to take.
  • All registered race participants will have access to complimentary shuttles to official race parking locations following the event.
  • Shuttle maps and scheduled departures will be included in each registrant’s race packet.

Spectator Parking | Where Can I Park?

DUE TO SECURITY RESTRICTIONS, THERE IS NO SPECTATOR PARKING AT THE START OR FINISH AREAS. SPECTATORS MAY NOT DROP OFF RUNNERS AT THE STARTING AREA. THERE IS HANDICAP ACCESS PROVIDED AT ALL SPECTATOR PARKING LOTS.

PARKING LOT COLOR FACILITY RUNNERS SPECTATORS MAP LOCATION PRICE
GREEN Anne Arundel Community College Y Y MAP $15.00
BLUE Navy-Marine Corps Stadium Y Y MAP $20.00
PURPLE Matapeake Middle School N Y MAP $20.00
YELLOW Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds Y Y MAP $15.00

Spectator Parking Shuttles| Who Can Ride?

Spectator shuttle busses will run from 7:30AM to 2:00PM.

  • Shuttles are available from all spectator lots to the finish area and then back to the parking lots.
  • All spectators are required to purchase a parking pass in order to park at a spectator lot and ride the shuttle.

Spectator Parking Passes | How Do I Get Them?

Spectators may purchase a parking pass at the race expo or have a registered athlete purchase one during registration.

No Spectators Allowed | At the Start Line

Unfortunately, due to space limitations and security concerns we are not able to accommodate spectating at the start area on the Northrop Grumman property. Family and friends should NOT drive the participants to the Northrop Grumman property, nearby roads or Sandy Point State Park on race morning. Bay Bridge Police will monitor these locations and will turn away ALL unofficial vehicles.

Spectators Welcome | At the Finish Line

We welcome spectators at our finish area. Come and enjoy the live music, great food and the (up to) 25,000 people who will cross the finish line on race day. To get to the finish line, you must purchase a parking pass and then board a spectator shuttle bus from a spectator designated parking location.