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©2018 Destination Marathons LLC

Eugene, OR
April 26th, 2020


Eugene Marathon


4/24/2020 - 4/27/2020

Runner's World lists the EVEN hotel as one of the best hotels for runners. Each "Wellness room" features workout equipment and many other health-minded features! The EVEN hotel is the closest hotel to the start / finish (0.5 miles). Finishes inside the football stadium.


The Eugene Marathon is fast, beautiful and full of fun with amazing volunteers. Run in the footsteps of legends on this famous course. Called "Track Town USA", Eugene is a historical pilgrimage for any running nerd/enthusiast. 


Explore Eugene from the Prefontaine Trail to Hayward Field, home to the USA Track and Field Olympic Trials.  You don't have to go far to take in the Oregon coast beaches, the wine country in the Willamette Valley, or the high country in the Cascade Mountains.  See our package add-ons below!

4.24.2020 - 4.27.2020



April 24th

Welcome to Track Town, USA! As you make your pilgrimage to every running nerd's dream city, don't forget to stop by the hotel to meet the Destination Marathons Team and pick up your goodie bag.

3:00pm    Check in opens (free transport from airport to hotel)
3:00-5:00pm    Meet and greet DM hosts and pick up goodie bag
5:00-6:30pm     Welcome reception (location tbd)

*Expo open from 1:00-6:00pm Friday (location tbd)
*Dinner on your own Friday night (DM will provide local suggestions)


April 25th

There's so much to do in Eugene! Run on the Prefontaine Trail, go see the Olympic Team Trials course,  walk down Eugene's "Ale Trail", or spend the day lounging in our running-themed hotel! Check out the Washington Post's article on all the Track Town must do's: "Eugene" by The Washington Post

6:00-8:00am    Free breakfast in hotel
8:00am    Shake out run on Prefontaine trail (meet in the lobby at 7:50am)
8:30am    Eugene 5k optional (Enter HERE if you would like to run)    
10:00am    Optional trip - Florence Area Beach & Dunes 
5:30-7:30pm    Pre-Race Pasta Dinner (location tbd)


April 26th

Sunday is race day! Make sure to drop your gear off with us in the lobby so you can forgo long gear-check lines (unless you're into that sort of thing. If so, power to you). See the Eugene Marathon official race info HERE.

4:30-6:00am    Light breakfast provided in lobby
5:30-6:30am    Bag check in hotel lobby
7:00am    Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon start
11:00am-1:00pm  Post race celebration (location tbd)
*Your checked bag will be waiting for you at the finish line immediately after you cross the line

2:00pm    Optional trip - Oregon Wine country (pick up and drop off from hotel)


April 27th

Phew, we made it. Where's the beer?

6:00-8:00am    Free breakfast in hotel
9:00am    Optional tour (tbd)
12:00pm     Hotel check out (free transport from hotel to airport)

Package Details

What's Included?

  • $775 + tax (payment policy)

  • 3 Nights at the Even Hotel in a shared room (details)

  • Check in: 4/24 3pm*

  • Check out: 4/27 11am*

  • Healthy breakfast buffet daily

  • Pre-race Pasta dinner 

  • Exclusive DM weekend events

  • Private bag check

  • 2 Destination Marathons Concierges

  • DM goodie bag

  • Option to add on a guest for $150 total

      *Dates flexible upon request. Contact Berkley Benton

What's Not?

  • Airfare/ transportation to hotel

  • Race registration

  • lunch/dinner (except for pre-race pasta buffet)

  • Additional excursions

  • Transportation around Eugene

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Add ons


Jennifer Bodnar, Boston 2019

They care about every detail to make your trip so easy and enjoyable... all you have to worry about is your race.

Jay Seago, Wrightsvile 2019

Great times! Very well organized, and I got to make many new friends along the way. Mark and his team go above and beyond to provide all that is needed for an awesome running vacation.

Robert McBee, Boston 2019

Last year I froze while sitting in Athletes Village in the rain for over two hours. This year I stayed warm and dry thanks to Destination Marathons. My bags were waiting for me for easy pick up after the race.

Meet Your Trip Hosts

Mark Janik

Mark started Destination Marathons to give runners the best race experience possible. He has been a runner since high school and has run many races including the Boston Marathon.


Paul Martino

 Lifelong runner, physical therapist, and former Executive Director of Let Me Run. Paul has run over 70 marathons in over 40 states. As a runner, volunteer and race director, he knows what goes into a great race weekend.



Do you offer transportation to Eugene?

At this time, we are not providing transportation to or from Eugene. 

What is your payment and cancellation policy?

Great question! View it here.

Will you pick me up from the airport?

Our hotel provides FREE transportation from the airport to hotel. Shuttle runs daily 8am - 6pm. Guests need to call hotel 24 hours in advance for pick-up and provide their cell phone number.

Can I bring a guest?

Our base package for this race is designed for 1 customer. Each hotel room has 2 Queen beds in it. You can add a guest onto your package for $150 total in the add on section of this page. If you stick with the base package and simply add a guest on, you two will be sharing a queen bed in a room with another runner. If you upgrade to a private room, you two will have it all to yourselves. Your guest will get the same amenities you do!

If I'm traveling alone and don't have a roommate, will you assign me one?

Yes! We think of this as a great opportunity for you to meet like-minded people and make new friends. If you don't have a roommate, we'll pair you with someone who's your same gender and roughly your same age. Who knows? Maybe you'll find your next BFF.

Can I add an extra night to this package?

Yes! Extra nights can be added on! Contact Berkley Benton after purchasing your package to add on nights.

What's not included in this package?

Currently, our package does not included transportation to Eugene, airfare, meals outside of those specifically listed, race registration, a Destination Marathons Rep to run the race for you ;) , and other excursions / add ons. 

Will your pre-race pasta dinner have gluten and dairy free options?

We strive to accommodate all of our customer's needs - including food allergies. If you have an allergy or sensitivity, please contact Berkley Benton and we will arrange your meals accordingly.


Payment Policy

|90 days prior to trip| January 24th, 2020 - Package must be paid in full. Last day to request a full refund.

|60 days prior to trip| February 24th, 2020 - Last day to request partial refund minus deposit of $250.

Refund requests made after February 24th, 2020 may not be refunded and are at the discretion of Destination Marathons


A $250 deposit will hold your suite until January 24th, 2020 (or pay all at once). This deposit amount is refundable until February 24th, 2020. 

If you purchase the package in full, you may receive back a full refund up to January 24th, 2020 and then a partial refund (full amount paid minus $250) until February 24th, 2020.

Please contact us with any questions you may have. We would love to create a package that is tailored to you!