Nike Womens Marathon

Nike Women's Half Marathon

I picked up Audrey a little before 5:30 am and we headed up to the City. On the drive up, I commented to her that there was quite a bit of traffic on the freeway for that early on a Sunday morning. I mean, I knew a lot of people ran Nike, but I expected that most of them came from out of town and were already staying in the City. We had planned to park at the Ellis/O'Farrell garage, where Audrey (a multi-year veteran of NWM) always parked on race morning. There was traffic getting into the downtown area but once we got to Ellis St, we found that it was closed off! No wonder that garage wasn't listed as a recommended parking area on the race web site. And here we thought we were being smart.