Logistics

Logistics

Getting to Keene

Keene is located 2 hours north-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, use 229 Main St, 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


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


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


360px-Days_Inn.svgDays Inn
3 Ash Brook Rd.
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-9780

Restaurants

Great Restaurants in Keene

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.