Hotels & Lodging INFO
The Crowne Plaza Harrisburg / Hershey Hotel is the host hotel once again for 2013! It is located at 23 South Second Street, Harrisburg PA 17101 and is less than a mile walking distance from the start and finish area. A special $99 per night marathon rate for queen rooms and $109 room rate for double beds will be available to participants until 10/18/13. A late check out of 4pm will be available on Sunday, November 10 for all participants and their families. Don't wait until the last minute to reserve your room. Last year all rooms sold out!
The Hotel will have a Grab & Go Breakfast available for PURCHASE starting at 4:00 AM on Sunday, November 10. It will include bananas, apples, bagels, muffins, water, juice, granola bars, oatmeal, breakfast wraps and power bars.
Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (717) 234-5021. Please let the front desk know you are looking for the discounted rate for the HARRISBURG MARATHON. In order to receive this discounted room rate you MUST reserve your room no later than 10/18/13.
Crowne Plaza - Website
All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Dinner Buffet
Saturday, November 9; Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Harrisburg / Hershey Hotel
More Info on Registration page, left column
Other Hotels located in Downtown Harrisburg and on the west side of the Susquehanna River.:
- Radisson Penn Harris - 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill Pennsylvania 17011. Phone: 717- 763-7117
- Harrisburg Hilton ( 717-233-6000)
- Riverfront Comfort Inn (717-233-1611)
- For information on additional lodging choices please visit the Harrisburg Hershey Regional Visitors Bureau.
City Island Info
Free parking is available on City Island the day of the race.
Note: The Walnut Street Bridge is a Pedestrian Bridge Only. Use the Market Street Bridge to drive to City Island.
Closure of Market St. Bridge For Beginning of Race:
All lanes from Downtown Harrisburg to City Island on the Market Street Bridge will be closed for the start of the Marathon from approximately 7:45 AM to 8:15 AM. All participants make sure you are on City Island by 7:40 AM.
The best vantage point for spectators at the begining of the race is on the east, Downtown Harrisburg, side of the Market Street Bridge, NOT City Island.
Map of City Island
Carousel Pavilion on City Island is the location of Packet Pick Up on Sunday. It is also the location of post-race food and race awards. NOTE the location for Packet Pickup on Saturday may be changed. Please check this website for info before you pick up your race packet.
Harrisburg - Hershey Visitors' Bureau: Click Here
Interactive Map of Harrisbug / Hershey Area
Zip Code for Downtown Harrisburg is 17101.
Race Director - email