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Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic

Sunday, June 1, 2014

The Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic returns to Manayunk Sunday, June 1, 2014. The one-day race starts and finishes at the famous Manayunk Wall and follows Kelly Drive into the Strawberry Mansion and Lemon Hill neighborhoods of the city.

The day features three events, including Velothon Philadelphia, scheduled to begin at 6:45 a.m., the Women's Pro-Race at 8:30 a.m., and the Men's Pro-Race at 12:00 p.m.

Scroll down for special event day Regional Rail service information on the Manayunk/Norristown Line, event tips, and other information.

Customers are encouraged to check System Status for real-time service information

Bike to the Race on SEPTA

Learn more about bicycle basics, safety, and etiquette here

Special Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line Event Day Service

Additional Regional Rail service on the Manayunk/Norristown Line will be available Sunday, June 1 for customers attending the Philly Cycling Classic.

Customers can view and download the special schedule in effect Sunday, June 1 here

The special schedule includes:

Added Inbound service towards Manayunk & Center City:

Service will operate every 30 minutes from Norristown Transportation Center to Manayunk and continuing to Center City between 7:43 a.m. and 6:43 p.m.

Added outbound service towards Norristown (Elm St.)

Service will operate every 30 minutes from 30th Street Station to Manayunk between 7:26 a.m. and 6:57 p.m.

Race Day Detours (Sunday, June 1, 2014)

Velothon Philadelphia Detours:

Routes 2, 4, 7, 16, 17, 23, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 43, 47, 47M, 47, 61, and 124/125 will run on a detour beginning at 5:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

Pro-Race Detours:

Routes 9, 27, 32, 35, 38, 61, 65, 124/125, K, & R will run on a detour the day of the race, beginning at 6:00 a.m. until the end of the event.

Customers can check System Status before and during the race for specific detour information.

SEPTA Ticket Offices & Parking

The following ticket offices will be open from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. the day of the race:

Norristown Transportation Center



East Falls

Customers may park for free at Regional Rail surface parking lots on weekends. Parking at Norristown Transportation Center is available from 6:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. for $3 a day.

Use the clickable rail map to determine the parking capacity at your nearest station.

Race Day Tips & Other Information

The Independence Pass is ideal for individuals or families looking for the independence of convenient, economical, and unlimited one-day travel on SEPTA services. Click here for more information on the Independence Pass and other fare options

Click here for accessible service information on SEPTA

The start and finish lines are located near the top of "The Wall" on Lyceum Ave., near Pechin St.

Download the course overview map here

Watch a video and learn about bicycle basics, safety, and etiquette here

A list of race weekend festivities is available on the official Philly Cycling Classic website

Make the Safe Choice - Be Aware of Your Surroundings. Click here for safety tips and information on riding SEPTA safely

Follow @SEPTA_SOCIAL on Twitter for customer service updates throughout the day

Download the Official SEPTA App for iPhone

Click on the icon below to download the app. Watch the SEPTA iPhone app video here.