Hotel Accommodations, Visitor Information & Attractions
Preferred and Recommended Accommodations:
The Hilton is at ground zero for The Governor’s Cup Running Festival. Close to both the start and finish lines not to mention USC and the State Capitol grounds as well some of the best dining and entertainment venues in all of South Carolina. The Hilton is offering a special race participant discounts You won’t find a better deal in Columbia than the Hilton and the Hampton.
Hilton Columbia Center (Governor's Cup Race Headquarters)
Cutoff date: April 18th
Check In: 4pm
Check Out: 11am
Please note that all parking options listed below are suggested decks/garages.
Availability will be on a first come, first served basis. We highly recommend carpooling or taking an Uber/Lyft/Taxi as well as arriving at least 45 minutes prior to your race start to alleviate race stress!
May 17 Race Start (Main Street Mile | Kids Main Street Mile): Starts and finishes at the corner of Main and Lady Streets (29201).
Complimentary Garages for Saturday, May 18:
PJ Cannon Deck
Taylor Street Deck
Washington Street Deck.
*Suggestion: Lady Street Deck is closest parking to starting line and Park Street Garage is closest to Finish line
See below for the pricing schedule for all other city garages:
- First 30 minutes $1.00
- Second 30 minutes $1.00
- Each additional hour $1.00 (maximum of $10.00/day)