Runners from all 50 states and more than 20 countries travel to north Florida’s coast each year to experience DONNA Marathon Weekend. Whether you’re traveling nationally, internationally, or driving in from the surrounding Jacksonville area, we encourage you to book your airfare and hotel rooms well in advance of Marathon weekend. Be sure to take advantage of special offers and rates from our amazing partners.  Please reference DONNA when making all travel arrangements to ensure you get the best deals!  Plan your runcation »



DONNA welcomes back host hotel Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in 2018. Located just steps away from the starting line in Ponte Vedra Beach, the warm and welcoming resort features newly renovated guest rooms and spacious one-and-two bedroom villas with kitchenettes — perfect for athletes traveling alone or with friends and families.

In honor of DONNA Marathon Weekend, the resort will provide special perks for participants and their guests all weekend long. Registered runners and their families can receive exclusive room rates and specialty spa packages offering massage services and body treatments tailored just for runners. Other athlete-approved benefits include a health-conscious culinary team providing excellent indoor and outdoor dining options pre and post run, and an abundance of relaxation opportunities with four pools and Cabana Beach Club access, just a quick complimentary shuttle ride away.

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Reservations can also be made by calling 800-457-4653 and mentioning that you are part of DONNA Marathon Weekend.


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!  Complimentary shuttle service available within a 5 mile radius.

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