Host Hotel - St. Petersburg Distance Classic

Host Hotel

The Hilton St. Petersburg Downtown Bayfront
333 1st St SE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701-4342 

The special Room Rate for St. Petersburg Distance Classic runners is $272/night with code: SPDC

The Hilton is ideally located in the heart of downtown and across the street from beautiful St. Petersburg Marina and Tampa Bay, about 1.2 miles from the start line (click to see map).

Steps from our front door your attendees will enjoy a vibrant pedestrian friendly waterfront district, with amazing local dining, night life and shops just outside our front door.

We have been recognized for our vibrant arts community and many of our offerings are located just steps from the hotel including the New World Famous St Pete Pier, Salvador Dali Museum and the Dale Chilhuly Collection.

Every guestroom & suite offers spectacular views or partial views of Tampa Bay, The Sunshine Skyway Bridge or Downtown St. Petersburg and The St. Petersburg Sailboat Harbor.
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We’re located in the beautiful Tampa Bay area, with races in St. Petersburg, Fort DeSoto Park, and Madeira Beach to Largo.

“What a totally awesome half marathon this morning! This is my 6th half marathon in 8 weeks and I have to say my FAVORITE!! I will run it every year from now on!!!! Not only did we have perfect weather, the route was absolutely beautiful, the race staff was awesome and very friendly and the post race festivities were great! Thank you so much for a wonderful race!!!!
– Carol Nicholas, Lecanto, FL

Our 2024-25 Season

Fort De Soto Distance Classic
15K, 10K, 5K & Virtual

Sunday, September 15, 2024
Fort De Soto Park