• Battleship Half Marathon, Battleship 10K and Outdoor Equipped Battleship 5K
    Battleship Half Marathon, Battleship 10K and Outdoor Equipped Battleship 5K
    • Date: Sunday, 04 November 2018
    • Time:

      8:00am - Half Marathon & 10K

      8:10am - 5K



Hilton Wilmington Riverside

Hilton Wilmington Riverside

As of 8/29/2017 the Hilton no longer has rooms available at the race rate. Our block of discounted rooms has been taken. Please check out our other race hotels for runner friendly accommodations at discounted race rates. 


The Hilton Downtown Riverside
The Hilton Downtown Riverside is providing discount rates of $155 a night for runners for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night race weekend. Late check out of 2:00 pm on request depending on availability. The coffee shop will open to serve fruit, muffin and coffee on race morning.


Reserve your room early. When our block of discount rooms is taken, or on October 2nd, whichever comes first, the rate will increase substantially, depending on availability. River Taxi service departs from the Hilton dock on race morning and Trolley bus service leaves from in front of the Hilton on Water Steet to take you to the Battleship. Transportation is available to all runners starting at 6am on race morning. Spectators can take race transportation after 8:00 am. 


If you are staying more than one night, call the local Hilton at (910) 763-5900 to make your reservation and ensure that you have multiple nights successfully reserved.


You can book online directly from this link for Saturday night and enter Group Code BHM to obtain the race rate for Saturday evening. 



Hampton Inn Wilmington - Medical Park

Hampton Inn Wilmington - Medical Park

Hampton Inn Medical Park is pleased to offer all a rate of $89 with two queen beds or $99 for a room with a king bed and sleep sofa. The rate includes complimentary breakfast to go bags as well as a special "early" breakfast setup convenient for early morning race departures and a 2:00 pm late check out upon request so you can stay for the post race party on the gounds of the Battleship.

Reserve your room early, when our block of discount rooms is taken, or on October 7th, whichever comes first, rates will increase, depending on availability.


Use this link to register directly online.


You can also call the hotel directly at (910) 796-8881 to receive the discounted rates - mention the Battleship Half Marathon and Group Code BHM. This fine hotel is only  4 miles from historic downtown Wilmington and includes an outdoor pool, vibrant courtyard area, cardio room and the perfect lobby setting for socializing before and after the race.



Holiday Inn Express - Leland NC highway 17

The Holiday Inn Express in Leland offers very good accommodations with a discount rate of $99 for Battleship Race athletes. For runners coming up from south of Wilmington this an excellent place to stay, or for anyone wanting an easy trip to and from your hotel to the race. Holiday Inn Express is located 6 miles south of Wilmington right on highway 17. It's about a 15 minute drive from downtown Wilmington where you can pick up race transportation and easily take the River Taxis or trolley's to the Battleship start line.


The discount rate is $99. Visit this link to see the hotel facilities and reserve your room.

Use Group Code BHM to receive the race rate. Reserve your room before October 20, 2017 to receive the discount rate. 


Use Group Code BHM to receive the race discount rate.


You can also call the local number 910-383-3300 to reserve your room. Mention the Battleship Half Marathon and group code BHM. They'll hook you up with the race rate!


All rooms have a microwave, small refrigerator and sleep sofa. There will be an early breakfast race morning and a late check out  - On Request.

Staybridge Suites

Staybridge Suites


Staybridge Suites is located at 5010 New Centre Drive which is a 10-minute drive to downtown Wilmington where you can catch River Taxis or trolleys to the Battleship for the race start. Staybridge offers living rooms in each suite, high speed internet, full kitchens and the rooms are very large for your added comfort while getting mentally prepared to enjoy the race. There are several restaurants close by and Staybridge offers dinner Monday - Thursday. 97% of guests who have stayed at Staybridge Suites recommend the hotel.


Race rate is $139 and includes a gourmet breakfast. You can ask for breakfast to be served at 6:00 am and a late checkout of 2:00 pm is also available on request. 


Visit this link to register directly online for the race rate. Fill in the dates you want to stay and click on "Check Availability". This will take you directly to the race reservation page.

Note: The race rate is good through October 2nd so don't delay making your reservation.    

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