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Hotel & Parking Information

Preferred and Recommended Accommodations:

The Columbia Marriott is the 2020 Governor’s Cup Headquarters Hotel. It is located at the corner of Main and Hampton Streets in downtown Columbia – just a block from the starting line for the Governor’s Cup Half-Marathon and 5K. Packet pick-up, on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, will be located in the Marriott.

The Marriott is offering a rate of $129/night. To guarantee this rate, please book your hotel room on or before February 3. Make sure to tell them that you are with the Governor’s Cup Road Race when booking your room.

To make a reservation, please visit https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/caemh-marriott-columbia/ or call 1-800-593-6465.

The Columbia Marriott offers on-site parking at the Sumter Street Garage for $2/hour up to $14/day.

Parking Information

There are several garages located around the city as well as street/metered parking. 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!

February 21 Race Start (Main Street Mile | Kids Main Street Mile): Starts and finishes at the corner of  Main and Lady Streets (29201). 

February 22 Race Start (5K  | Half Marathon): starts at 1312 Main St. heading south toward the SC State House.  The event finishes heading south on Park St. at 1110 Park Street

*Suggestion: Lady Street Deck is closest parking to starting line and Park Street Garage is closest to Finish line.

Need a way to get from one location to another? Try the Blue Bikes!

Check out the Blue Bike stations located at the Starting Line and Finish Lines.

Starting Line Blue Bike stations are located at 1339 Main Street and 1221 Main Street.
Finish Line Blue Bike station is located at 1120 Lincoln Street.