Travel and Accomodations

CAR, PLANE, or BUS?

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HOTELS

The Award Winning DoubleTree by Hilton Madison is the official hotel of the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon presented by UW Health and is conveniently located 6 blocks from the start/finish line of the race. Other hotels include Sheraton Madison Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Madison East, Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison East, and Campus Inn & Chancellor’s Club.

To receive special Madison Mini-Marathon rates, you must book through the Madison Mini-Marathon online housing system, Meeting Max. Reservations WILL NOT be accepted directly through the hotels.

PREFERRED METHOD

Step 1: Make your reservation online by clicking on the following link:
Mini-Marathon Hotel Block

Step 2: Obtain Meeting Max confirmation. Once you have made your reservation it is a confirmed reservation. However, it may take several days for the hotel to process your reservation. Once that occurs, you will receive an e-mail confirmation via Meeting Max.

Step 3: If you need to cancel or make a change to your reservation, please do not contact the hotel directly. For changes and cancellations on an existing reservation, please refer to the link provided at the bottom of your Meeting Max confirmation e-mail.

SECONDARY METHOD

Step 1: Mail or fax your request to the Madison Mini-Marathon Housing Bureau by Thursday, August 1, 2013.*

* Please note: Online housing reservations have first priority.  Forms will not be processed for 24-48 hours.

Step 2: Click on the following form: RESERVATION FORM

Complete all fields and mail or fax to:

Mail:   Madison Mini-Marathon Housing Bureau
            c/o Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
            615 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53703

Fax:  608.441.7010

Step 4: Check your e-mail for a hotel confirmation. Once your reservation has been made by the GMCVB, it is a confirmed reservation. However, it may take several days for the hotel to process your reservation. Once that occurs, you will receive an e-mail confirmation via Meetingmax.

If you have any questions about the Madison Mini-Marathon hotel block, please call 800.373.6376 and ask for Madison Mini-Marathon Housing or e-mail your questions to senz@visitmadison.com

Back for 2014: WILL CALL PACKET PICK-UP 

Make Packet Pick-Up easy and convenient! Participants that cannot attend the Expo & Packet Pick-Up may take advantage of Will Call Packet Pick-Up. For only $20 per packet, participants can sign-up for the new service when they register for the Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K. Those that have already registered and would like to take advantage of Will Call Packet Pick-Up may add on the service by clicking here.

The Will Call Packet Pick-Up Booth will be located near the Finish Line at the Information Booth and will be open on Saturday, August 16 from 5:30 – 6:45 am.

ACCESS TO MADISON

CAR

Located in south central Wisconsin, Madison is just off Interstates I-90, I-94 and I-39 providing easy access to Milwaukee (90 minutes), Chicago (2 ½ hours) and Minneapolis (4 ½ hours)

DANE COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT

Getting here by air? The Dane County Regional Airport is very accessible to the downtown Madison area by taxi or bus. Check out their website for more information: http://www.msnairport.com/

BUS

Coming from the surrounding area? Check out the Badger Bus and Van Galder Bus which make daily stops to the Memorial Union!