• 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

The Hilton Downtown Riverside

The Hilton Downtown Riverside is providing discount rates of $159 a night double occupancy for runners for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night race weekend of 2018. Late check out of 2:00 pm on request depending on availability. The coffee shop will open early to serve fruit, muffin and coffee on race morning. River Taxis depart from the dock in back of the Hilton on race morning and Trolley bus service leaves from in front of the Hilton on Water Street to transport you to race start at the Battleship. Transportation is available to all runners starting at 6am on race morning. Spectators can take race transportation starting at 7:45 am if all runners have departed for the Battleship.  


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, or the hotel may be sold out. 


In order to make your individual reservations as conveniently as possible, call the local Hilton at (910) 763-5900 to reserve your room or to ensure that you have multiple nights successfully reserved.



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.


  Visit this link to register directly online. The code BHM should be filled so you will receive the discount rate. 


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.



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 run the Battleship Race!  97% of guests who have stayed at Staybridge Suites recommend the hotel.


Race rate is $129 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.    

Embassy Suites

The brand new Embassy Suites is our new recommended race hotel for 2018! It is also the site of the race expo/packet pickup so you can pick up your packet and explore beautiful downtown Wilmington without having to drive again before the race. The rooms include a complimentary breakfast and manager's reception each evening. Race trolleys and river taxis depart 200 meters south of the hotel so you can walk there on race morning.


Rates are $189 for a room with two queen beds and $199 for a riverview suite with king bed, single or double occupancy. Parking is $13 per night or $18 for valet parking. You must reserve your room by October 3rd to get the race rate but note: This is not a large block of rooms so reserve earlly to get the discount race rate.

Normal check out time is 11:00 am so be sure to ask for a late check out on Sunday/race day. 


Call the local hotel number (910) 765-1131 to make reservations. Check out the Embassy Suites website for hotel feature, directions, etc 

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