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Travel Info

Getting to Providence
-From points North and South, take Route 95 to Exit 22 (Providence Downtown) to first set of lights. Turn right on Francis Street, then first right to the RHODE ISLAND CONVENTION CENTER on Sabin Street, just after the Westin Hotel.
-From points East, take Route 195 into Providence to the Route 95 split. Bear right onto Route 95 North to Exit 22.
-From points West, Providence can be accessed via Route 44 and Route 6.
To go directly to the State Capitol Building starting area, follow the above directions but turn left on Francis Street and continue uphill taking Francis Street to the left around the State House to Smith Street. There is ample parking in lots in the state capitol area. Refer to the enclosed map of Providence in finding your way to and around the city.

T.F. Green Airport
The airport is located on Post Road in Warwick about a 15 minute drive to Providence. From the airport turn left onto Post Road (Rte. 1 South) for a quarter mile to the Airport Connector to Rte. 95 North to Exit 22 in Providence.

Greyhound and Bonanza Bus service and Amtrak train service is available into downtown Providence.

For additional Tourism information, contact: the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (401)274-1636, (800)233-1636, e-mail to Note that the Marriott Orms Street is about 1 mile from the finish and one block from the start. The Holiday Inn is located one block from the finish at the corner of Sabin Street and Atwells Ave. The Radisson Hotel is at the 19.4 mile point on India Street. Other hotels are depicted on the downtown detail map on the course info page.

Carlson Wagonlit/Donovan Travel is the official travel agency of the Ocean State Marathon. Complete packages are available, including discounts on airline tickets and car rentals, as well as prefered hotel rates. In order to qualify for group hotel rates, reservations must be made by August 30. After that time, rooms will be on a request basis only. For reservations and information, please call (401)885-3500 or (800)252-2660 and identify yourself as a marathon participant. Or e-mail:

Rates do not include 12% tax. Please mention the marathon when making reservations. There will be a $12.50 booking fee for reservations before August 31 and $15.00 after that date.

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