Host Hotel

Lexington Hotel and Conference Center

Located on the south bank of the beautiful St. John's River in Jacksonville, FL, the Lexington Hotel and Conference Center Jacksonville Riverwalk offers modern amenities, warm hospitality and thoughtful services. With a locale close to major local attractions like Jacksonville Landing and EverBank Field this Jacksonville hotel is a premier choice for business and leisure travelers alike.

Shuttle Service

Shuttle service will be provided for guests from the Lexington Hotel to and from the Jacksonville Fairgrounds on Thursday and Friday. This is the site of the GATE River Run Runner's Expo. The bus will leave the hotel on the half hour starting at 11:30 AM (last trip leaves at 7:30 PM) and leave the Fairgrounds on the half hour starting at noon and finishing at 8:00 PM. The bus will pick up runners in front of the hotel and will drop-off and pick-up runners at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds by entering the Fairgrounds from A. Phillip Randolph Blvd. on the west end of the property.

On race day, buses will pick-up runners at the hotel at 6:30, 6:40, 6:50 7:00, 7:10, 7:20 and 7:30 AM and take them to the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. The buses will also shuttle runners back to the hotel every 15 minutes starting at 9:00 AM and ending at 12:30 PM. Bus pickup and drop-off will be just inside the Fairgrounds property off Randolph.

Other Accommodations

Sheraton Jacksonville

The Sheraton Jacksonville is located in central Jacksonville and is 12 miles away from the race start.

Enjoy comfort and convenience at the Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel, located in the lively Deerwood Park area just minutes away from business centers and attractions. Situated in southeast Jacksonville, our great location is easily accessible to the St. Johns Town Center Mall and the University of North Florida. Enjoy the sunny Jacksonville beaches, just a short drive away. Guest rooms include breakfast buffet for two guests each day in Bold City Grill!