The race venue, the "Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park", is located off State Route 29 in Copeland, FL. The park entrance is about 1 1/2-1 3/4 hours from downtown Fort Lauderdale and Miami, and a half hour or so from Naples. From "Alligator Alley" (Interstate 75), take Exit 80 (State Route 29) South for 15 miles, and make a Right turn at Janes Scenic Drive (County Road 837) to approach the park entrance. From "Tamiami Trail", U.S. 41, drive to the flashing light at State Route 29, and turn North. Drive approximately 2.5 miles to Janes Scenic Drive and turn Left to the park entrance. Follow the sketch below to reach Race Headquarters, which is also where the finish line, camping and parking areas are located.