Things to do

The City of Providence prides itself on its diversity of options – from the sizzling culinary scene, to the burgeoning arts and theatre opportunities, and great array of family-friendly attractions.  Visit the race micro-site for quick links.

For a complete and up-to-date list of events, visit [].

To see a list of recommended things to do in Providence, [here].

Travel Info

Car Rental

Enterprise is the official rental car company of Rhode Races & Events and the Providence Marathon, book your rental through Enterprise and save 5% off their posted price and 10% at National.  Use discount code – XZ49463 or reserve through this link.

Here are a few of the benefits that Enterprise Rent-A-Car can provide:

  • Discounted rate structures and incentives for group bookings

  • Free pickup and return service to almost every hotel in the Greater Providence Area

  • On site airport locations, able to honor your group’s discounted rates

  • Over 60 different makes and models to accommodate most needs

  • Over 30 locations in the Rhode Island, Southeastern MA area

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TF Green Airport is just 10 minutes from downtown Providence, Rhode Island and the Providence Rhode Races and services most major airlines.

Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts is an hour away from Providence, RI.


Amtrak and the MBTA service the Providence Train Station regularly. The Train station is located downtown within walking distance of the race start.


Rhode Races has teamed up with a number of great local restaurants to provide runners with great pre-race dinner options/discounts.

Please visit this link to learn more.

Rhode Island Red Food Tours

Rhode Races is proud to partner with RI Red Food Tours for the ultimate Providence food experience.  The DownCity Providence Food Tour will walk you through one of the hottest food scenes in the country.  You will visit at least 6 eateries with 8 tastings while learning about Providence’s art, architecture, culture and downtown history.  Art and gastronomy merge in this exciting small city.

Use code RhodeRacesRI for 10% off your tour.  Space is limited and must be booked in advance – for more information and to book your tour, please visit Rhode Island Red Food Tours.

Host Hotel

The Omni Providence Hotel

One West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02903
Host hotel, 200 meters from start line, offers late check out. 
Call for reservations: (401) 598-8000 (reference Providence Rhode Races)

MUST BOOK BY 4/6/2019

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The Host Hotel of the 2019 Providence Marathon is The Omni Providence. The Omni Providence Hotel, featuring a connection to the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Providence Place Mall, is also within 1 minute walking distance from the race start and expo and will be offering free WIFI and late 2:30 checkout during race weekend to Providence Marathon participants.

Providence Biltmore

King – $189/Junior Suite – $205
11 Dorrance St. Providence, RI 02903
200 meters from start line. $16.00 Parking fee.

MUST BOOK BY 4/5/2019

Online Booking Link:  Reserve Now
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Courtyard Providence Downtown

32 Exchange Terrace at Memorial Blvd, Providence, RI 02903
Located at the start/finish.
Call for reservations: 1(888)887-7955 (ask for Providence Rhode Races)  

MUST BOOK BY 4/4/2019.

Hampton Inn and Suites – Providence-Warwick-Airport

$144 King/$164 Suite

2100 Post Rd., Warwick, RI  02886  401-562-9003

Must book by 4/3/2019

Group Rate Booking Link:  Reserve Now

You may also call 800.426.7866 and ask for Providence Rhode Races

Hilton Garden Inn

$139, offers late check out of 2pm on Sunday

1 Thurber Street, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, 401-734-9600

Must book by 4/3/2019

Group Rate Booking Link: Reserve Now

Providence Marriott Downtown 

1 Orms St, Providence, RI 02904

Homewood Suites by Hilton Providence Warwick

33 International Way, Warwick, RI 02886, 401-738-4000

Sheraton Green Airport

1850 Post Road. Warwick, RI 02886, 401-738-4000

Providence Hilton

21 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903

Hotel Providence

139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903

Hampton Inn and Suites – Downtown

58 Weybosset St., Providence, RI  02903  401-608-3500

RunHost Races

Looking to stay with other runners on “Rhode Races & Events” weekend? RunHostRaces makes it easy to host, share homes, hotels and split cost!   Sign up for your free account and join the RunHostRaces community using this link:
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