Elmhurst is located approximately 16 miles west of downtown Chicago. The start of the race is just south of Elmhurst College main gates at 190 S. Prospect Ave. in Elmhurst, IL (4 blocks north of St. Charles Road, 3 blocks west of York St, approximately 1 mile east of Route 83 and three-fourths of a mile south of Route 64 - North Avenue).
Parking is available on the Elmhurst College campus accessible via Hagans/Elm Park or Myrtle/Alexander from the west (http://public.elmhurst.edu/campusmap), along the Metra tracks to the north or via the city garage on Adelaide St. via Park/York to the east. No daily fees are necessary. Parking is also available on neighborhood streets.