The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Half Marathon, & 8k Run
The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon 2011, Half Marathon, & Towne Bank 8k Run

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Listed below are the 2014 Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend Recommended Hotels. More hotels will be added soon!

If you are calling to make a reservation, be sure to mention you are staying for the "Yuengling Shamrock Marathon" in order to receive your special Shamrock Rate!

Host Hotel

Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront

5700 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-365-3032

.9 miles from Half Marathon Start
1.7 miles from 8K/Marathon Start
1.7 miles from Finish

Shamrock Rate: Oceanfront Room: $155.00, Non-Oceanfront Room: $135.00, 1 Bedroom Suite: $249.00, 2 Bedroom Suite: $299.00  Block code: 03136712SH

  • *A late check out of 2pm will be provided to all runners staying through Sunday!
  • *A shuttle will be provided to start line of full marathon & half marathon.
  • *Breakfast will be available at an additional cost.

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Relax to the gentle sound of rolling waves on our wide, clean beach, as porpoise’s surface and dive in the distance. Located on the exclusive North End of Virginia beach, the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront is an award-winning, full-service hotel with 244 richly appointed guest rooms, with one and two-bedroom suites available. Your room or suite offers complimentary coffee and teas, MP3 player alarm clock, free wireless internet access, microwave and refrigerator.  Every guest room has a private balcony or patio.

The Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront also hosts The Surf Club Ocean Grille, excellent dining in a fabulous atmosphere with stunning oceanfront views. Our restaurant offers a completely new dining experience with deliciously fresh land & seafood, an extensive wine list and more!  Take advantage of the hotel’s pool, oceanfront exercise room, and Jacuzzi. 

The Oceanfront Inn

2901 Atlantic AvenueOceanfront Inn
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-0445

13 blocks from Half Marathon Start
4 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
2 blocks from finish

Shamrock Rate: $124 per night queen; $129 king; 2 night minimum

Right on the beach, The Oceanfront Inn features renovated comfortable oceanfront rooms with balconies, refreshing indoor pool, casual dining, free WiFi, 1 complimentary parking space per room, fitness privileges at our local YMCA, and friendly staff at affordable prices.  As an additional feature, open at 7:00 a.m. and conveniently located adjacent to the lobby, Neptune’s Restaurant offers a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Be sure to ask Neptune’s Restaurant about Shamrock Runners Dinner Specials!

Best Western Oceanfront

2809 Atlantic AvenueBest Western Plus
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-344-3342

14 blocks from Half Marathon Start
5 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
3 blocks from Finish

Shamrock Rate: $124 plus tax Oceanfront Double or Oceanfront King; $99 plus tax for non Oceanfront Double or non Oceanfront Queen Suite
2 night minimum; request room under Shamrock Marathon

With 166 Oceanfront rooms with private balconies and 48 Non Oceanfront rooms located just across Atlantic Avenue, the Best Western Plus is located just a few blocks from the finish line. We have several different room types available in our Oceanfront and Non Oceanfront buildings, all which include a hot continental breakfast served daily in our restaurant Shoreline Grill from 6:00-9:00 am. Each room is equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, coffee pot, iron and ironing board, hair dryers in room safe and complimentary internet.

Comfort Inn and Suites Oceanfront

22 blocks from Half Marathon Start
13 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
11 blocks from Finish

2015 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-8200

Shamrock Rate: $159 per night; 2 night minimum

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Welcome to the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront, an award winning Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel. Located in the heart of the resort area, the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront is right on the boardwalk providing a breathtaking view of the ocean. All of our two room units are oceanfront and contain two queen beds or one queen bed and a queen sofa sleeper. Every unit contains two flat screen TVs, an in room safe, a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Start your day with our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more, including hot Belgian waffles! Relax in our heated indoor pool and hot tub. Stay connected with the world in our business center or with our free high speed wireless internet access. Our exercise room features an array of fitness equipment to meet your conditioning needs. We also provide one parking space per suite in our on site parking garage. The entire staff at the Comfort Inn and Suites Oceanfront looks forward to serving you and is dedicated to ensuring that your stay with us will be pleasantly memorable.

Courtyard Virginia Beach Oceanfront North

5 blocks from Half Marathon StartCourtyard North
4 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
4 blocks from Finish

3737 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 437-0098

Shamrock Rate: $209.00 (run of house); $249.00 (Suite); 2 night minimum.
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All Runners will receive course maps for the race and a complimentary Runners' Grab n Go breakfast to give you the boost you need!

The Courtyard Oceanfront North on 37th Street offers 100% oceanfront rooms with direct, instant access to the beach. Each of our spacious rooms and suites feature plush bedding, 32" flat screen HD television, a mini fridge--and a private furnished balcony facing the ocean. Unwind in our sparkling pool and whirlpool spa. Grab a quick bite from our Bistro, which offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee.  Our Marriott Courtyard offers complimentary internet throughout the entire hotel as well as complimentary parking for guests. In addition to the great amenities at our Virginia Beach Courtyard hotel, we're proud of our service. Come and give us the opportunity to serve you!

Courtyard Virginia Beach Oceanfront South

16 blocks from half marathon startCourtyard South
7 blocks from marathon/8k start
7 blocks from finish

2501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 491-6222

Shamrock Rate: $199.00 (run of the house); $249.00 (suite); 2 night minimum.

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All Runners will receive course maps for the race and Complimentary Runners' Grab n Go breakfast to give you the boost you need!

Newly renovated! The Courtyard Oceanfront South on 25th Street offers 100% oceanfront rooms located in the heart of the boardwalk close to shopping, dining and entertainment. Each of our spacious rooms and suites feature plush bedding, 32" flat screen HD television, a mini fridge--and a private furnished balcony facing the ocean. Unwind in our sparkling pool and whirlpool spa.  Grab a quick bite from our Bistro, which offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee.  Our Marriott Courtyard offers complimentary Internet throughout the entire hotel as well as complimentary parking for guests.  In addition to the great amenities at our Virginia Beach Courtyard hotel, we’re proud of our service. Come and give us the opportunity to serve you!

DoubleTree by Hilton

Approximately 2 miles from half marathon start
Approximately 1 mile from marathon/8k start
Approximately 1 mile from finish

1900 Pavilion Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-8900

Shamrock Rate: $135.00 per night; 2 night minimum

The DoubleTree Virginia Beach is a 292 room, full service hotel adjacent to the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  The DoubleTree offers plenty of free parking and a location just eight blocks from the sand and surf of the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Boardwalk.  Amenities include an indoor pool, Precor fitness center, gift shop, and Max & Ermas Restaurant on site.

Econo Lodge on the Ocean

15 blocks from half marathon start
4 blocks from marathon/8k start
4 blocks from finish

2707 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-3970

Shamrock Rate: $139.00 Friday & Saturday nights; $99.00 Sunday night

  • *Includes complimentary continental breakfast!

All of our rooms at the Econo Lodge on the Ocean are oceanfront with a private balcony or ground floor patio overlooking the beach. You have a choice of two double beds or one king bed with sleeper sofa. Each is equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, in room coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board, and in room safe. Hotel amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, free bicycles for our guests, and free high speed wireless internet access. A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning from 7 am to 10 am (with early hours on race day!) Our guest parking is on site, 1 car per room.

Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach

3900 Atlantic AvenueHoliday Inn Suites NB
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-1711

3 blocks from half marathon start
6 blocks from marathon/8k start
8 blocks from finish

Shamrock Rate: $199.00 Queen or King; $239.00 Queen Suite

Relaxing and luxurious, the full-service Virginia Beach Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, offers direct beach access and is home to a welcoming array of services and amenities. Guests of our stylish Virginia Beach resort enjoy well-appointed oceanfront rooms and suites with convenient kitchen amenities, three hotel restaurants, poolside bar, as well as an impressive conference & events center for business functions, special occasions and weddings.  Bring your family and splash into one of the four indoor and outdoor pools, slide down the waterslides, watch a movie in the 48 seat movie theater or join the fun at Splash Kamp Kid's Activity Center.

Holiday Inn Express

16 blocks from half marathon start
7 blocks from marathon/8k start
5 blocks from finish

2607 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA  23451
757-491-6900

Shamrock Rate: $147 per night; 2 night minimum

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STAY Noble – Good Deeds Never Go Unnoticed!

1.2 miles from VB Convention Center.  Beautiful oceanfront views, heated indoor pool, whirlpool & fitness room.

Saturday & Sunday Mornings:  Empower yourself at our morning Express Start Breakfast Bar starting at 6:00am and “Be a Part of the Solution”.

Get a late checkout of 3:00pm on Sunday for only $50.00 fee!  50% of the proceeds will go to your Official Charity the Noblemen.

Holiday Inn Oceanside

21 blocks from half marathon start
12 blocks from marathon/8k start
10 blocks from finish

2101 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757.491.1500

Shamrock Rate: $134 per night; 2 night minimum

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STAY Strong - Our Solution to LIVESTRONG!

1 mile from VB Convention Center.  Relax in the ocean breeze at our SiP SiP Oceanside Restaurant outside patio, warm up in our heated indoor pool, whirlpool & fitness room.  Saturday Night:  Enjoy the Pasta Buffet at our SiP SiP Oceanside Restaurant for $15.95 adults & $6.95 kids 3-10yrs, 10% of the proceeds are donated to your Premier Charity,Team LIVESTRONG.

Oceanaire

8 blocks from half marathon startOceanaire
3 blocks from marathon/8k start
3 blocks from finish

3421 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(866) 338-5511

Shamrock Rate: Oceanview double $189; Oceanview 1 bedroom suite $229; 2 night minimum

Oceanaire Resort Hotel is the newest resort on the ocean front! Oceanaire is the 3rd tower of the Ocean Beach Club complex and combines all the amenities of both resorts for Shamrock Runners. This beautiful resort offers all oceanfront or ocean view deluxe rooms and 1 bedroom high end suites with fully equipped kitchens and kitchenettes, HD TVs, Blu-Ray DVD and private balconies. Luxury Aqua 21 indoor pool, Ultra Martini Bar and Valet parking available, the guest experience at Oceanaire is unparalleled. For more info, visit www.oceanairevb.com.

Ocean Beach Club

8 blocks from half marathon startOBC
3 blocks from marathon/8k start
3 blocks from finish

3401 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(866) 338-5511

Shamrock Rate: $179 studios; $209 1 bedroom suites (city view); 2 night minimum

The Ocean Beach Club is the premier resort on the oceanfront, with sleep 2 studios and luxury condo suites featuring full kitchens so you can stay on your Marathon Winning Diet. The conveniently located parking garage is $7.00 per day for our overnight guests. Enjoy our indoor pool, Sky Fitness Center, and be surrounded by the best restaurants and bars on the beach for meeting up wtih your teammates. 2 pm check out are offered at half day rates.

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

7 blocks from half marathon startSheraton
4 blocks from marathon/8k start
4 blocks from finish

3501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-9000

Shamrock Rate: $169.00 per night; 2 night minimum

Enjoy Virginia Beach like never before. We are excited to announce the completion of our multi-million dollar renovation that has brought new improvements, innovative features and resort style amenities. We look forward to welcoming you to the brand new Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel.
Our renovated guest rooms include: 37" high definition flat screen televisions in all guest rooms; Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds in all guest rooms, now featuring queen size beds in all double rooms; private balconies adjacent to every guest room; Sheraton fitness center powered by Core Performance; new outdoor pool plaza (seasonal), newly renovated indoor pool; sophisticated and stylish decor throughout the hotel; guest laundry facility; kids splash zone (seasonal); indoor kids play area with planned activities (seasonal).

 

Race Schedule

Location:

Start: Atlantic Ave. Virginia Beach, VA
Finish: Virginia Beach Boardwalk

03/14/2014

  • Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • Sports & Fitness Expo

03/15/2014

  • TowneBank 8k
  • 8k Middle School Challenge
  • Leprechaun Dash
  • Operation Smile Final Mile
  • Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • Sports & Fitness Expo

03/16/2014

  • Anthem Half Marathon
  • Yuengling Shamrock Marathon

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