Travel

Who wouldn’t want to roll out of bed and onto the starting line? Although we can’t offer you a room in Garry Gribble’s, we can get you pretty close. Check out these affordable hotels in Topeka and Lawrence that will make your trip to and/or from the event a little more relaxing. After all, you’ll need to save up as much energy as you can for the 50 mile journey.

Topeka Hotels

(listed by distance from the starting line)

  • Courtyard by Marriott – 0.2 mi
    2033 Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604
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  •  AmericInn – 0.9 mi
    1518 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604
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  • Fairfield Inn – 1.0 mi
    1530 SW Westport Dr, Topeka, KS 66604
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  • Hampton Inn – 1.6 mi
    1515 SW Arrowhead Rd, Topeka, KS 66604
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Lawrence Hotels

(listed by distance from the finish line)

NOTE: If you plan to stay in Lawrence Saturday evening, book your room early as there is a KU Football game that day. 

  • Holiday Inn – 1.2 mi
    200 McDonald Dr, Lawrence, KS 66044
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  • Econo Lodge – 1.4 mi
    2525 W 6th St, Lawrence, KS 66049
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  • Runaway Pony – 0.8 mi (Bed and Breakfast)
    603 Tennessee St, Lawrence, KS 66046
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Van Rentals

To allow for maximum bonding time between you and your teammates, consider renting a 12 passenger van so all can travel together! It will help keep traffic down and spirits up along the race course.

Avis Car Rental 

Pick it up in one location and return it in another!

  • 1732 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612
  • 1216 E 23rd St, Lawrence, KS 66044
  • 8223 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66204
  • 3412 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64111
  • 1547 Burlington St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

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