Event Date: March 20-22, 2015
City: Virginia Beach

2015 Schedule

03/20/2015

  • 12:00PM - 9:00PM Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • 12:00PM - 9:00PM Sports & Fitness Expo

03/21/2015

  • 7:45AM TowneBank Shamrock 8k/ACCESS College Foundation 8k Student Challenge
  • 8:30AM - 12:00PM Murphy's Finish Line Celebration
  • 10:30AM Leprechaun Dash
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM Sports & Fitness Expo
  • 11:00AM Operation Smile Final Mile

03/22/2015

  • 7:00AM Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon
  • 8:30AM Yuengling Shamrock Marathon
  • 8:30AM - 4:00PM Finish Line Celebration

Hotels

Host Hotel: Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront

5700 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-365-3032

.9 miles from Half Marathon Start
1.7 miles from 8K/Marathon Start
1.7 miles from Finish

Shamrock Rate: Thur – Sun Oceanfront Room: $157.00, Non-Oceanfront Room: $137.00, 1 Bedroom Suite: $249.00, 2 Bedroom Suite: $299.00 Block code: 03136712SH  (One night’s advance deposit will be collected at time of reservation.  Reservations are fully refundable until 72 hours prior to arrival, at that point one nights room & tax would be subject to forfeiture.  Two night stay required for all guests. Sunday night stay over guests are entitled to an additional discounted rate for that night! Sunday rates are: non-oceanfront $89, oceanfront $109, 1 room suite $199, 2 room suite $249)

*A late check out of 2pm will be provided to all runners staying through Sunday!
*A shuttle will be provided to start line of full marathon & half marathon.
*Breakfast will be available at an additional cost.

Call today and mention Shamrock for the discounted 2015 rates!

Relax to the gentle sound of rolling waves on our wide, clean beach, as porpoise’s surface and dive in the distance. Located on the exclusive North End of Virginia beach, the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront is an award-winning, full-service hotel with 244 richly appointed guest rooms, with one and two-bedroom suites available. Your room or suite offers complimentary coffee and teas, MP3 player alarm clock, free wireless internet access, microwave and refrigerator. Every guest room has a private balcony or patio.

The Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront also hosts The Surf Club Ocean Grille, excellent dining in a fabulous atmosphere with stunning oceanfront views. Our restaurant offers a completely new dining experience with deliciously fresh land & seafood, an extensive wine list and more! Take advantage of the hotel’s pool, oceanfront exercise room, and Jacuzzi.

The Oceanfront Inn

2901 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-0445

13 blocks from Half Marathon Start
4 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
2 blocks from finish

Shamrock Rate: $124 per night Double; $129 king; 2 night minimum

Our rooms feature either two double beds or one king bed.

Right on the beach, The Oceanfront Inn features renovated comfortable oceanfront rooms with balconies, refreshing indoor pool, casual dining, free WiFi, 1 complimentary parking space per room, fitness privileges at our local YMCA, and friendly staff at affordable prices. As an additional feature, open at 7:00 a.m. and conveniently located adjacent to the lobby, Neptune’s Restaurant offers a full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Be sure to ask Neptune’s Restaurant about Shamrock Runners Dinner Specials!

Best Western Oceanfront

2809 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1-800-344-3342

14 blocks from Half Marathon Start
5 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
3 blocks from Finish

Shamrock Rate: $124 plus tax Oceanfront Double or Oceanfront King; $99 plus tax for non Oceanfront Double or non Oceanfront Queen Suite

2 night minimum; request room under Shamrock Marathon

With 166 Oceanfront rooms with private balconies and 48 Non Oceanfront rooms located just across Atlantic Avenue, the Best Western Plus is located just a few blocks from the finish line. We have several different room types available in our Oceanfront and Non Oceanfront buildings, all which include a hot continental breakfast served daily in our restaurant Shoreline Grill from 6:00-9:00 am. Each room is equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, coffee pot, iron and ironing board, hair dryers in room safe and complimentary internet.

Comfort Inn and Suites Oceanfront

22 blocks from Half Marathon Start
13 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
11 blocks from Finish

2015 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-8200

Shamrock Rate: $159 per night; 2 night minimum

Click here to book your reservation online.

Welcome to the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront, an award winning Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel. Located in the heart of the resort area, the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront is right on the boardwalk providing a breathtaking view of the ocean. All of our two room units are oceanfront and contain two queen beds or one queen bed and a queen sofa sleeper. Every unit contains two flat screen TVs, an in room safe, a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Start your day with our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more, including hot Belgian waffles! Relax in our heated indoor pool and hot tub. Stay connected with the world in our business center or with our free high speed wireless internet access. Our exercise room features an array of fitness equipment to meet your conditioning needs. We also provide one parking space per suite in our on site parking garage. The entire staff at the Comfort Inn and Suites Oceanfront looks forward to serving you and is dedicated to ensuring that your stay with us will be pleasantly memorable.

Comfort Inn at the Beach

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19 blocks from half marathon start
8 blocks from marathon and 8k start
8 blocks from all finish lines

2321 Atlantic Ave.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 491-2400

Shamrock rate:  $159.00/night for Double/Double with pull-out sofa bed;
2 night minimum

For reservations, please call the hotel directly at 757-491-2400 or call toll free 1-800-435-2424

Be one of the first guests to enjoy our newly renovated hotel where every room is a two room suite and every room is oceanfront.  Located directly on the ocean, each room has a room with Double/Double beds and a separate room with a pull-out sofa.  Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, full hot breakfast, private balcony and parking are all included.  All newly renovated, all oceanfront suites…your successful Shamrock Marathon weekend starts here.

Courtyard Virginia Beach Oceanfront North

5 blocks from Half Marathon Start
4 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
4 blocks from Finish

3737 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 437-0098

Shamrock Rate: $209.00 (run of house); $249.00 (Suite); 2 night minimum. We still have rooms for Friday night!!

Click here to book online

All Runners will receive course maps for the race and a complimentary Runners’ Grab n Go breakfast to give you the boost you need!

The Courtyard Oceanfront North on 37th Street offers 100% oceanfront rooms with direct, instant access to the beach. Each of our spacious rooms and suites feature plush bedding, 32″ flat screen HD television, a mini fridge–and a private furnished balcony facing the ocean. Unwind in our sparkling pool and whirlpool spa. Grab a quick bite from our Bistro, which offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee. Our Marriott Courtyard offers complimentary internet throughout the entire hotel as well as complimentary parking for guests. In addition to the great amenities at our Virginia Beach Courtyard hotel, we’re proud of our service. Come and give us the opportunity to serve you!

Courtyard Virginia Beach Oceanfront South

16 blocks from half marathon start
7 blocks from marathon/8k start
7 blocks from finish

2501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 491-6222

Shamrock Rate: $199.00 (run of the house); $249.00 (suite); 2 night minimum. We still have rooms for Friday night!!

Click here to book online

All Runners will receive course maps for the race and Complimentary Runners’ Grab n Go breakfast to give you the boost you need!

Newly renovated! The Courtyard Oceanfront South on 25th Street offers 100% oceanfront rooms located in the heart of the boardwalk close to shopping, dining and entertainment. Each of our spacious rooms and suites feature plush bedding, 32″ flat screen HD television, a mini fridge–and a private furnished balcony facing the ocean. Unwind in our sparkling pool and whirlpool spa. Grab a quick bite from our Bistro, which offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee. Our Marriott Courtyard offers complimentary Internet throughout the entire hotel as well as complimentary parking for guests. In addition to the great amenities at our Virginia Beach Courtyard hotel, we’re proud of our service. Come and give us the opportunity to serve you!

DoubleTree by Hilton

Approximately 2 miles from half marathon start
Approximately 1 mile from marathon/8k start
Approximately 1 mile from finish

1900 Pavilion Drive
Virginia Beach VA 23451
(757) 422-8900

Shamrock Rate: $119.00 per night; 2 night minimum

The DoubleTree Virginia Beach is a 292 room, full service hotel adjacent to the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The DoubleTree offers plenty of free parking and a location just eight blocks from the sand and surf of the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Boardwalk. Amenities include an indoor pool, Precor fitness center, gift shop, and Max & Ermas Restaurant on site.

Econo Lodge on the Ocean

15 blocks from half marathon start
4 blocks from marathon/8k start
4 blocks from finish

2707 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-3970

Shamrock Rate: $139.00 Friday & Saturday nights; $99.00 Sunday night

*Includes complimentary continental breakfast!
All of our rooms at the Econo Lodge on the Ocean are oceanfront with a private balcony or ground floor patio overlooking the beach. You have a choice of two double beds or one king bed with sleeper sofa. Each is equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, in room coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board, and in room safe. Hotel amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, free bicycles for our guests, and free high speed wireless internet access. A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning from 7 am to 10 am (with early hours on race day!) Our guest parking is on site, 1 car per room.

Fairfield Inn Oceanfront

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19 blocks from Half Marathon Start
13 blocks from Marathon/8k Start
11 blocks from Finish

1901 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach VA 23451
tel: (757) 422-4885

Shamrock Rate: $149.00 For an Oceanfront Standard King with Sofa or Double/Double

Click here to book you reservation online.
Choose the Fairfield Inn Oceanfront as your hotel of choice for the Shamrock Marathon. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel offers comfortable accommodations and a convenient location to the start line. Enjoy luxurious guest room or suite offering a private balcony with ocean view. Enjoy our early, healthy complimentary hot breakfast before the race and after a long run, unwind with a visit to the indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness room.

Hampton Inn Oceanfront South

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31 Blocks from Half Marathon start
20 Blocks from Marathon and 8k start
20 Blocks from Finish line

1011 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA  23451
(757)-965-2300

Shamrock Rate: $142.00 Oceanfront Room
Two night minimum stay required

Click here to book your reservation online!
Welcome to the Hampton Inn Oceanfront south! We are located directly on the oceanfront boardwalk, all guest rooms are direct oceanfront. Our complimentary “On The House” hot breakfast comes with a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean; or if you’re in a hurry, grab our “on the run breakfast bag”.     The 11th Street Tap House, adjacent to the hotel, is a full service restaurant offering 32 Taps, great sports entertainment, and fabulous ocean view! Additional amenities include: Wireless internet, indoor pool, fitness center, and complimentary parking.

Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach

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252 Town Center Drive,
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757)-326-6200

Shamrock Rates: $115 rooms with 1 king $115 rooms with 2 queens
Click here to book your reservation online

Hilton Garden Inn is located in Town Center, an upscale destination centrally located within the city of Virginia Beach. Town Center has an eclectic mix of shopping, dining, and entertainment options covering 17 city blocks – all within steps to your guestroom door. During down time, guests will enjoy being able to walk to a local Town Center Boutique, Pembroke Mall, Regal Movie Theater, Barnes and Noble, or grab a bite to eat at one of the 28 restaurants.

We offer 176 newly renovated guestrooms and suites. Our full service restaurant serves breakfast, dinner and room service daily. Our 24 hour fitness center has an array of equipment and options such as: indoor pool, free weights, machine weights and cardiovascular machines. Your team will enjoy the Hilton Honors Rewards perks, as well as, the following additional complimentary amenities; Microwaves and Refrigerators in every guestroom, Covered Parking, Internet Access, 24 Hour Access to Fitness Center, 24 Hour Access to Business Center, Coffee Service every morning from 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Cookies and Coffee Service every evening from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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3001 Atlantic Avenue,
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757)-213-3001

Shamrock Rates: $189 King or Doubles
Click here to book your reservation online

Enjoy a beach vacation in Virginia at Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront located only 20 minutes from Norfolk International Airport. Take a few steps to reach all the vibrant attractions of Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

Unwind in one of the hotel’s Virginia Beach oceanfront guest rooms, decorated in serene hues of blue and green while taking in sweeping views of the city or the ocean. Take advantage of the WiFi or relax watching the 37-inch TV. Upgrade to a suite for dramatic sunset vistas and more space for living and working. Choose a room in the exclusive Empyrean Club for upgraded amenities including 42-inch TVs, bathroom TVs and access to the secluded Executive Lounge with complimentary continental breakfast, evening hors d’ouevres, and cocktail service.

Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach

3 blocks from half marathon start
6 blocks from marathon/8k start
8 blocks from finish

3900 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-1711

Shamrock Rate: $199.00 Queen or King; $239.00 Queen Suite

Relaxing and luxurious, the full-service Virginia Beach Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, offers direct beach access and is home to a welcoming array of services and amenities. Guests of our stylish Virginia Beach resort enjoy well-appointed oceanfront rooms and suites with convenient kitchen amenities, three hotel restaurants, poolside bar, as well as an impressive conference & events center for business functions, special occasions and weddings. Bring your family and splash into one of the four indoor and outdoor pools, slide down the waterslides, watch a movie in the 48 seat movie theater or join the fun at Splash Kamp Kid’s Activity Center.

Holiday Inn Express

16 blocks from half marathon start
7 blocks from marathon/8k start
5 blocks from finish

2607 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-491-6900

Shamrock Rate: $147 per night; 2 night minimum

Click here to book online

STAY Noble – Good Deeds Never Go Unnoticed!

1.2 miles from VB Convention Center. Beautiful oceanfront views, heated indoor pool, whirlpool & fitness room.

Saturday & Sunday Mornings: Empower yourself at our morning Express Start Breakfast Bar starting at 6:00am and “Be a Part of the Solution”.

Get a late checkout of 3:00pm on Sunday for only $50.00 fee! 50% of the proceeds will go to your Official Charity the Noblemen.

Holiday Inn Oceanside

21 blocks from half marathon start
12 blocks from marathon/8k start
10 blocks from finish

2101 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757.491.1500

Shamrock Rate: $134 per night; 2 night minimum

Click here to book online.

STAY Strong – Our Solution to LIVESTRONG!

1 mile from VB Convention Center. Relax in the ocean breeze at our SiP SiP Oceanside Restaurant outside patio, warm up in our heated indoor pool, whirlpool & fitness room. Saturday Night: Enjoy the Pasta Buffet at our SiP SiP Oceanside Restaurant for $15.95 adults & $6.95 kids 3-10yrs, 10% of the proceeds are donated to your Premier Charity,Team LIVESTRONG.

Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center

5655 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 499-4400

Shamrock Rate: $89

Click here to book online.

  • No minimum stay required
  • Complimentary transportation to and from race start/finish line
  • Complimentary airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout hotel
  • Complimentary Grab-n-Go breakfast on race day
  • Ashley’s Restaurant will be serving a “Marathon Pasta Buffet” on Saturday evening
  • Late check-out of 2 pm on race day!

The Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center (formally Holiday Inn Executive Center), has completed a full scale renovation featuring the addition of an upscale lobby bar, modern décor and furnishings, water features, dramatic fire place, and use of stone, wood, & tile to create a warm elegant atmosphere. Adjacent to the lobby is the Espresso Café offering upscale coffees and cappuccinos. The redesigned guestrooms geared towards all travelers, feature luxury pillow top beds, 37” flat screen HDTVs, refrigerators, microwaves & upscale décor and furnishings. We offer complimentary airport/local transportation and complimentary Hi-Speed Wireless Internet access throughout the entire hotel. The expanded fitness room features Life Fitness equipment with built-in TVs and iPod compatibility. The signature restaurant offers an upscale dining experience with a new menu offering regional and national cuisine.
For More Information: http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com/

Oceanaire Resort Hotel

8 blocks from half marathon start
3 blocks from marathon/8k start
3 blocks from finish

3421 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(866) 338-5511

Shamrock Rate: Oceanview double $189; Oceanview 1 bedroom suite $229; 2 night minimum

As the newest resort on the oceanfront, the guest experience at Oceanaire Resort Hotel is unparalleled. Oceanaire offers all oceanfront or ocean view deluxe rooms and upscale 1 bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens and kitchenettes with stainless steel appliances, HD TVs, Blu-Ray player and private balconies. The resort features 4 oceanfront pools – 2 indoor and 2 outdoor – including an adult only infinity pool with bar service. Unwind with a cocktail post-race in Ultra Martini Bar or poolside at Tortuga’s. Free Wi-Fi and valet parking and guest laundry available. Book now at: http://www.vacationrentalsvabeach.com/oceanaire

Ocean Beach Club

8 blocks from half marathon start
3 blocks from marathon/8k start
3 blocks from finish

3401 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(866) 338-5511

Shamrock Rate: $179 studios; $209 1 bedroom suites (city view); 2 night minimum

Book now at: http://www.vacationrentalsvabeach.com/oceanbeachclub?chebs=unpaid_shamrockwebsite_OBC

The Ocean Beach Club is the premier resort on the oceanfront, with sleep 2 studios and luxury condo suites featuring full kitchens so you can stay on your Marathon Winning Diet. The conveniently located parking garage is $7.00 per day for our overnight guests. Enjoy our indoor pool, Sky Fitness Center, and be surrounded by the best restaurants and bars on the beach for meeting up wtih your teammates. 2 pm check out are offered at half day rates.

Ramada on the Beach

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25 blocks from Marathon and 8k
36 blocks from Marathon
25 blocks from finish

615 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA  23451
757-425-7800

 

Shamrock Rate:  $179 studios; $209 1 bedroom suites (city view); 2 night minimum

 

At Ramada on the Beach, the exceptional comes standard. Our Virginia Beach oceanfront hotel offers a private oceanfront balcony in every accommodation, award-winning dining and drinks at Mahi Mah’s Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Saloon, and the added perk of a spectacular Atlantic sunrise every morning. Slow down and enjoy full-service amenities like a heated indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, free Wi-Fi and onsite restaurant.
Located on the southern end of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Ramada on the Beach is conveniently within walking distance of an array of dining options, as well as Rude inlet, where you’ll find fishing and water sports for the entire family.

Siebert Realty – Beach Home/Condo Rentals

A Wonderful Life

601 Sandbridge Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(877) 422-2200

Shamrock Rates: Rates vary based on rental.

Click here to book online.

Siebert Realty offers over 375 fully furnished beach home and condo vacation rentals (2-13 bedrooms) in Sandbridge Beach that come equipped with all the comforts of home. Many even offer oceanfront or  bay views, outdoor and indoor private swimming pools, hot tubs, movie theater rooms, elevators and some are even pet friendly! Whether it be a magnificent, multilevel beach mansion or a cozy, comfortable cottage, our accommodations are perfect for your race day preparation and celebration after. Only 11 miles from the Virginia Beach boardwalk, Sandbridge beach is a “hidden jewel” that offers you, your family, friends and teammates privacy and ultimate relaxation when you’re not running. Known as the “Outer Banks of Virginia”, Sandbridge Beach features five miles of wide, sandy beach along the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the peaceful Back Bay waters on the other. Siebert Realty is ready to help make your Shamrock weekend a memorable one!

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

7 blocks from half marathon start
4 blocks from marathon/8k start
4 blocks from finish

3501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 425-9000

Shamrock Rate: $169.00 per night; 2 night minimum

Enjoy Virginia Beach like never before. We are excited to announce the completion of our multi-million dollar renovation that has brought new improvements, innovative features and resort style amenities. We look forward to welcoming you to the brand new Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel.

Our renovated guest rooms include: 37″ high definition flat screen televisions in all guest rooms; Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds in all guest rooms, now featuring queen size beds in all double rooms; private balconies adjacent to every guest room; Sheraton fitness center powered by Core Performance; new outdoor pool plaza (seasonal), newly renovated indoor pool; sophisticated and stylish decor throughout the hotel; guest laundry facility; kids splash zone (seasonal); indoor kids play area with planned activities (seasonal).

SpringHill Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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33 blocks from half marathon start
24 blocks from marathon/8k start
22 blocks from finish

901 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 417-3982
www.marriott.com/orfvo
Shamrock Rate: $155.00 per night; 2 night minimum for Friday and Saturday.
Booking Link: Book your group rate: Shamrock Marathon 2014 >>
Relax and rejuvenate at the  all-suites SpringHill Suites by Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront.  All of our 168 oceanfront suites are nonsmoking with private balconies directly on the boardwalk and overlook the Atlantic Ocean.  Each oceanfront studio suite comes complete with  a sofa bed, and kitchenette with microwaves and mini refrigerators. Enjoy a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet after a workout at our 24 hour fitness center or exhilarating swim in the heated indoor pool with Jacuzzi. Complimentary on-site parking is also available., The hotel is also offering a discounted pasta dinner buffet available the night before the Shamrock Marathon. Call the hotel for more detail

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