2024 Olympic Trials

The 2024 Summer Olympics will be taking place from July 26-August 11, 2024 in Paris but before athletes around the country head across the pond to compete, they'll have to qualify for a coveted spot with Team USA.

On February 3, 2024, Orlando will welcome the nation's elite male and female long-distance runners to compete at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Marathon. This is the first time a city in Florida has been chosen to host this event. The competition will partner with Orange County, Track Shack Events, the Greater Orlando Sports Commission, USA Track & Field, and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.

Here's how to enjoy this downtown Orlando event and make priceless memories during this momentous occasion.

Orlando Olympic Trials Watch Parties

You can expect some of the local downtown Orlando restaurants and businesses to put together some fun watch parties. Stay tuned for updates!

Bumby Block Party
Saturday, February 3, 9am
Orlando Milkhouse Eatery & Cocktails
This is race day and we will be cheering on the athletes at our Cheer Station at Milkhouse along with ASICS and other brands. They'll have food, games, coffee, drinks, sign-making stations, selfie station, and more as we stayed hyped and energized for the runners who pass by a total of three times!

The Milk District Watch Parties
Saturday, February 3, 9am
The Milk District
A LOT (20+) of the Milk District businesses along the route will be OPEN (many early) and ready to party!! Some of them are hosting watch parties and you are invited. The Milk District Main Street organization will be set up at Hood's Up and you are welcome to join their cheering section.

The event will also be television live on NBC.

How You Can Cheer Them On

When: Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 10 am

The runners will compete on a course heading through downtown Orlando that includes one 2.2-mile loop and three 8-mile loops. It will spread through neighborhoods and business districts like Central Business District, City District, South Eola, Lake Eola Heights Historic District, Lake Cherokee Historic District, and Thornton Park District. It will then head east to around The Milk District.

There will be both free and ticketed designated viewing areas along the route for spectators to watch the marathon. The city is expecting between 60,000-1000,000 spectators spread throughout the course so plan accordingly for traffic and time. Limited tickets for viewing areas are still available.

Official Course Map

2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Marathon Road Closures

For the 2.2-mile loop, expect the following roadways to be fully closed from 5 am- 12 pm on Saturday, February 3:

  • Magnolia Avenue between Robinson Street and Colonial Drive
  • Colonial Drive between Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue
  • Orange Avenue between Colonial Drive and Robinson Street

For the 8-mile loops, expect the following roadways to be fully closed from 5 am-4 pm on Saturday, February 3:

  • Orange Avenue between Robinson Street and Annie Street
  • Magnolia Avenue between Robinson Street and Anderson Street
  • Rosalind Avenue between Anderson Street and Robinson Street
  • Anderson Street between Orange Avenue and Crystal Lake Drive
  • Crystal Lake Drive between Anderson Street and Livingston Street
  • Livingston Street between Crystal Lake Drive and Bumby Avenue
  • Bumby Avenue between Livingston and Robinson Street
  • Robinson Street between Bumby Avenue and Crystal Lake Drive
  • South Street between Crustal Lake Drive and Orange Avenue
  • Robinson Street between Rosalind Avenue and Eola Drive
  • Intersection of Gore Street and Orange Avenue

More information on road closures from the City of Orlando can be found here.