Registration For 2020 Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach, NC
March 20-21, 2020

NHRMC Wilmington, NC Marathon Madness Lodging


Host Hotel: Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront

Welcome to Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront, an all-suite hotel along the Cape Fear Riverwalk- where you are steps from the NHRMC Wilmington Marathon Expo, top restaurants, shops and activities in historic downtown Wilmington.

Unwind in a spacious suite with cozy seating, flat-screen TVs, dining area, work desk, complimentary WiFi for Hilton Honors members, and a wet bar with fridge and microwave.

Start the day right with free made-to-order breakfast, then join us later for our complimentary Evening Reception* on our 2nd floor landing overlooking the Port City Marina. Head to our Rooftop Bar, Cloud 9, to enjoy panoramic river views and eclectic menus, or enjoy American Cuisine with locally sourced ingredients along the riverfront at Steam Restaurant & Bar.

To book online click here for special rates  or call  1-800-HILTONS and use the group name: Marathon Madness and group code: PRO must book by February 19th 2020!

Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront
9 Estell Lee Place, Wilmington, NC 28401
Walk to the expo and 1 mile from the finish!

VIP Hotel Ballast
Stay at Hotel Ballast with our VIP Package!

Stay at Hotel Ballast Friday and Saturday night (closest hotel to the finish – just two blocks away!) Only VIP Members can get the discounted rate. Click Here for VIP details.

Hotel Ballast – bringing modern Southern hospitality to life through the lens of Wilmington’s past and present, Hotel Ballast is a fresh take on a beloved riverfront gem. The city’s rich maritime history is felt throughout, balanced by new guest experiences, including dining at the riverfront Board and Barrel Coastal Kitchen, lingering over locally roasted coffee at Buffalo Bayou, and savoring stunning waterfront and skyline views from 272 newly upgraded guest rooms and suites.

Hotel Ballast 
301 North Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

SeaScape Properties
Offers unmatched vacation rentals in the Wrightsville Beach area. Skip the hotel room this year and enjoy all the amenities of home before and after the big race! With homes to accommodate the whole family or just a few, we are sure our welcoming atmosphere, fully stocked kitchens and fresh linens on every bed will make your vacation a relaxing one.
Number 910-332-7284
Click Here to View our properties  or email here  for more information!!!

Blockade Runner Beach Resort

Stay at the Start Line!

Blockade Runner Beach Resort Blockade Runner special rate for WB Marathon allows you to wake up in a waterfront GUESTROOM, enjoy a pre-race healthy BREAKFAST, and walk/run to the race start at Wrightsville Beach Park.

275 Waynick Blvd
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(877) 453-9173

1 mile from the Start


Hampton Inn Wilmington Downtown

Relax in comfort at our contemporary Hampton Inn by Hilton hotel located downtown in the Wilmington, NC Historic District, 1/2 mile from the finish line, minutes from Wilmington Convention Center, The NHRMC Wilmington Marathon Expo,  and the Cape Fear Riverfront. Get your day off to a great start with complimentary hot breakfast. Enjoy a cup of coffee and relax in our stylish lobby with plenty of seating for the entire family.
225 Grace Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
Number 910-332-7284

Residence Inn Wilmington/Landfall by Marriott 

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Residence Inn Wilmington/Landfall
1200 Culbreth Drive Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

Residence Inn Wilmington/Landfall Hotel located less than 2 miles from Wrightsville Beach. Also near Mayfaire Town Center, Shops, Restaurants, Historic Downtown Wilmington, UNC Wilmington, Battleship North Carolina, Airlie Gardens, Jungle Rapids, Aquarium at Fort Fisher and the Cape Fear River. We offer a partnership with Planet Fitness Gym here in the neighborhood. Many juice and organic health food options nearby.

  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet featuring many nutritious options.
  • 24 Fitness Center
  • Free High-Speed Internet
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Free On Site Parking
  • Sport Court and other activities available

HURRY LAST DAY TO BOOK IS FEBRUARY 16th, 2020! CLICK HERE for Special Group Rate for Thursday March 19th through Sunday March 22nd.


Hampton Inn Wilmington-University Area

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124 Old Eastwood Road
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Tel: +1-910-791-9899

UNC, Beach, and Shopping in Wilmington

The Hampton Inn Wilmington is two miles from the University of North Carolina–Wilmington, and four miles from downtown. Find interesting shops and restaurants a few steps from our hotel. Try a kombucha at the Panacea Brewing Company next door. In 10 minutes you’re at Wrightsville Beach. Relax in our outdoor pool. Daily hot breakfast and WiFi are free.


Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach

1989 Eastwood Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: (910) 256-9600

When you stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach, you’ll be near the beach and 2 miles from the start and  9.4 mi (15.1 km) from Wilmington Convention Center, The Expo. Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.



Proactive Lifestyle Events is a 501C3 Non Profit Organization that puts on athletic events, particularly marathon races and endurance events to serve the local community of Wilmington, North Carolina and surrounding areas. We strive to create a world class experience, promote health and fitness for all ages, and give back to our community.