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Marriott International

December 20, 2013 15:08 ET

Charleston Marathon Attendees Find Healthy Options at Hotel in Charleston

Lodging Near Marathon Events Found at Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel

CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - Dec 20, 2013) - The time for making New Year's resolutions is just around the corner as are festivities and events evolving around the 4th Annual Charleston Marathon. Providing a great opportunity for the health-conscious to start 2014 at a brisk pace, this exciting weekend event includes a variety of activities for runners and non-runners alike as Charleston, SC extends its world-class hospitality to marathon participants and those seeking a fun and healthy lifestyle.

Voted the "No. 1 City in the United States" by readers of Conde Nast Traveler for the third year consecutive year, Charleston, SC is a fabulous destination and the weekend of Jan. 17-19 will see hotel packages in the city claimed by a mix of runners, bicyclists, spectators and fun-loving enthusiasts as they infiltrate the city for this Boston Marathon qualifying event. Themed "Going the Distance for the Arts", all proceeds from the Marathon's weekend of events benefit a local non-profit organization that supports fine arts programming in Charleston County Schools. 

As a sponsoring partner and proud supporter of community events, the downtown Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel is conveniently located along the Marathon course near the starting line and Burke High School, site for packet pick-up, Friday's Health and Fitness Expo, the Youth Marathon, Pre-Race Pasta Dinner and Entertainment. The Charleston, SC luxury hotel is a new, upscale lodging located in the city's oldest quarter and offering full-service amenities and opulent guest accommodations in the midst of marathon excitement. Supporting event participants and a healthy lifestyle in general, the hotel features a state-of-the-art fitness center, heated outdoor pool, business services, meeting rooms, restaurant and lounge. Featuring American cuisine that showcases Charleston's culinary affluence, the hotel's popular Wentworth Grill includes a selection of healthy meal options sure to inspire resolutions of a healthy diet. 

The Charleston hotel's historic district location puts guests near the City Market, King Street shopping and other popular destinations for a well-rounded Charleston experience whether participating in the events as a participant or spectator.

Registration and event information for the Charleston Marathon may be found at http://charlestonmarathon.com. Hotel reservations for these convenient historic district accommodations may be made by visiting http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chsbr-renaissance-charleston-historic-district-hotel/ and clicking on "Check Room Rates and Availability" or by calling 1-843-534-0300.

About the Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
The Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel brings contemporary convenience to the classical charm of Charleston's oldest quarter, welcoming guests with distinctive boutique accommodations, lavish amenities and exceptional service. Boasting well-appointed guest rooms and suites along with the service of knowledgeable Navigators, the hotel is an ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers. Dramatic meeting and event space combined with the support of dedicated event managers, skilled technicians and professional catering allow event planners a unique opportunity to host elegant and inspiring events in one of the city's most treasured districts.

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