NEARBY Hotels/Motels: There
are a variety of motels and hotels in the Jacksonville Beach,
Neptune Beach, and
Atlantic Beach areas, such as Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn, Day's Inn, One
Ocean Resort, Sea Horse Motel, and Best Western. We recommend that you contact any
of these chains or individual hotels via their 800 numbers to select
your choice. The One Ocean Inn in Atlantic Beach is one of the
closest to the start, but the others in Neptune Beach and Jacksonville Beach are only a
One Ocean Resort and Spa is the
closest to the start - located at One Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach, FL
32233. You can reach them by phone at 904-249-7402 for reservations.
On the day of the race, you would be able to walk outside the hotel
and be at the race start area.
If you are in the military, you
may want to contact Naval Station Mayport about lodging.
The Hampton Inn
very close to the finish line in Vilano Beach.
The Comfort Inn Oceanfront Hotel,
located at 1515 North First Street, Jacksonville Beach, FL
32250. You may make reservations by calling 800/654-8776.
Guests should obtain a
confirmation. This family-oriented hotel is directly on the beach
and has a great pool with waterfall. Plan to stay for a few days, if
possible. You can find more information about the hotel at www.ComfortInnJaxBeach.com
Inn - Mayport (phone: 800-968-5513) at 2401 Mayport Rd, Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233, often offers special discounts to our registered
racers. For the best room rates, let them know that you
are participating in our race.
Also nearby is the Best Western
Mayport Inn (866-355-3116 at 2389 Mayport Rd). Both have good
rates and are in Atlantic Beach, only a short distance to the
Check-in and Start area at the east end of Atlantic Boulevard in
CAMPING: There is
camping at Hanna Park, near the start of the race. Hanna Park has a link from the City of
Jacksonville's web site at www.coj.net/fun/
. The park has a variety of campsites, plus some simple cabins that are air conditioned! Hanna Park is located at 500
Wonderwood Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32233 -- at the intersection
of Mayport Road and Wonderwood Drive.
After you have selected
your lodging, try using www.Mapquest.com
to get good directions from your home or hotel. You can get
very specific directions at Mapquest from your home or hotel/motel
to Hanna Park. You will just need to enter your starting
location and your destination.