Logistics

Logistics

Getting to Keene

Keene, N.H. is located 2 hours west of Boston and 4 hours north of New York City. These directions are also good for the bib/packet pick up.

For your GPS, please use Appian Way, Keene, NH 03431

From Boston (South)

  • Rt. 93N into NH.
  • Left onto Rt 101W in Manchester, NH.
  • Stay on Rt. 101W through Peterborough.
  • Take a right onto Main St. at the intersection of Rt 12 & 101.
  • Race Parking will be @ 1/4 mile on your left at the Spaulding Gym.

From Brattleboro, Vermont (West)

  • Cross bridge onto Rt. 9E into NH.
  • Do NOT take a left at the intersection of Rt 12 & 9. Stay Straight. It turns into Rt 12E.
  • Go straight through the rotary in Keene.
  • At the intersection of Rt. 12 & 101, take a left onto Main St.
  • Race Parking will be @ 1/4 mile on your left at the Spaulding Gym.

From Concord, NH (North)

  • Rt 89N/W
  • Take Exit 5 (Rt. 9 to Henniker).
  • Stay on Route 9 into Keene.
  • Follow the road straight through the off ramp (do NOT take right onto Rt. 9N).
  • At the intersection of Rt 12, Take a left.
  • Go straight through the rotary.
  • At the intersection of Rt. 12 & 101, take a left onto Main St.
  • Race Parking will be @ 1/4 mile on your left at the Spaulding Gym.

From Manchester, NH (East)

  • Get onto Rt 101W
  • Stay on Rt 101W through Peterborough
  • Once in Keene, take a right on Main St (at the intersection of Rt 12/101).
  • Race Parking will be @ 1/4 mile on your left at the Spaulding Gym.

Nearby Airports

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
1 Airport Road
Manchester, NH 03103

  • 56 miles from Keene
  • Roughly a 1-hour, 15-minute drive
  • A small, accessible airport

Logan International Airport
1 Harborside Avenue
Boston, MA 02128

  • 92 miles from Keene
  • At minimum a 2-hour drive
  • A large, busy airport; likely has most direct flight from your location

Bradley International Airport
Schoephoester Road
Windsor Locks, CT 0609.

  • 90 miles from Keene
  • Roughly a 90-minute drive
  • A small accessible airport with direct flight options.

Lodging Deals

Note: You must mention the Clarence DeMar Marathon when you make your reservation in order to get the discount.

best-western-logoBest Western PLUS Sovereign Hotel
401 Winchester Street
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 357-3038

The deal:
Friday and Saturday $199.99 plus tax per room/per night
Sunday $99.99 plus tax

You must mention the Clarence DeMar Marathon when you make your reservation in order to get the discount.


Courtyard by Marriott
75 Railroad St.
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 354-7900

The deal:
Courtyard Keene Downtown for $219.00 USD per night
Start date: 9/28/18
End date: 9/30/18
Last day to book: 8/28/18

Book your group rate for Clarence DeMar Marathon online through this special link.

* There is a 2 night minimum for preferred rates
* Sunday rate is $145 plus tax – please call the Marriott direct and mention Clarence DeMar Marathon for a Sunday reservation with preferred rates.
* You must mention the Clarence DeMar Marathon when you make your reservation in order to get the discount.


Holiday_inn_expressHoliday Inn Express
175 Key Rd.
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-7616

The deal:
Friday and Saturday $199.99 plus tax per room/per night
Sunday $99.99 plus tax

You must mention the Clarence DeMar Marathon when you make your reservation in order to get the discount.


360px-Days_Inn.svgDays Inn
3 Ash Brook Rd.
Keene, NH 03431
(800) 225-3297

The deal:
Friday & Saturday $194.00 per night plus tax
Sunday $99.00 plus tax

You must mention the Clarence DeMar Marathon when you make your reservation in order to get the discount.

Restaurants

Restaurants coming soon!

Clarence  DeMar Marathon Spaghetti Dinner

Your dedicated volunteers invite all runners to the annual Spaghetti Dinner held the night before the race.

Pre-Race Pasta Dinner
Saturday, September 28, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Courtyard Marriott Hotel
75 Railroad St. Keene, NH

Schedule:
Arrival — 5:15 p.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks — 5:30 p.m.
Program — 5:45 p.m.
Dinner — 6:30 p.m.
(pasta, meat & vegetarian sauce options, no alcohol)

2019 Keynote speaker: Bill Rodgers.

Register and pay for your pasta dinner when you register for the race. Pricing is $25 for runners and additional adults. $10 for children 10 and under. If you are a Team DeMar runner, attendance at the pasta dinner is on us! See the Team DeMar page for more details.

Have more questions? Read our FAQ.