Accommodations and Travel

Hotel Accommodations

HolidayInnHOST HOTEL: Holiday Inn at Center City
Address: 904 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: 610-433-2221
Website
Room Rate: $99 using code “SLH”
The host hotel is the site of the race expo, packet pick-up and seminars. It is a short walk to the Pasta Dinner and in the center of a massive revitalization effort now taking place in downtown Allentown. Runners are highly encouraged to stay at Holiday Inn at Center City to experience the unique character and activity that Allentown has to offer. Shuttle service is provided to race participants to and from the race’s starting line on the morning of the race, free of charge.

Additional accommodations below.

Travel By Car

The St. Luke’s Half Marathon is easy to get to no matter where you are coming from. Plentiful free parking for the St. Luke’s Half Marathon and St. Luke’s 5k is available at the Allentown Fairgrounds. Allen High School is one block south of the Fairgrounds on 18th Street. SEE A MAP OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

GENERAL DIRECTIONS – FROM RT. 22 (EAST OR WEST)
Take the 15th St. exit and go south (Center City) about two miles
Turn right on Chew St.
Turn right into Fairgrounds right after the light at 17th Street.

FROM NJ AND POINTS EAST
Take Rt. 78 West to 309 North
Take the Hamilton Blvd. (North) exit
Turn left on 17th St.
Turn left onto Chew St.
Turn right into Fairgrounds

FROM THE NORTH
Follow the PA Turnpike Northeast Extension South to Allentown Exit
Take Route 22 East
Follow above “General Directions”

FROM THE SOUTH
Follow the PA Turnpike Northeast Extension North to Allentown Exit
Take Route 22 East
Follow above “General Directions”

Travel By Plane

The St. Luke’s Half Marathon takes place in Allentown, a mere 7 miles from the Lehigh Valley International Airport and 60 miles from the Philadelphia International Airport.

AIRPORTS

LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – 7 miles from the start

MAP TO HOLIDAY INN FROM LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – 60 miles from the start

MAP TO HOLIDAY INN FROM PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Additional accommodations:

HOTEL NAME ADDRESS PHONE ROOM RATE/CODE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO/FROM RACE
Wingate Inn 4325 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18103
610-366-1600 $82 / CGSLM YES
Howard Johnson 3220 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18103
610-439-4000 $67.50 / SLKH (Manager’s Special) YES
Holiday Inn Express 3620 Hamilton Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18109
610-437-9255 $139 YES
Comfort Suites of Allentown 3712 Hamilton Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103 
610-437-9100 $92 / LVHM YES
NOTE: Each of the four motels/hotels listed above is within 3 miles of the start/finish line.

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