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Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Savannah

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Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Savannah
Valid Booking Dates: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Thursday, November 2, 2017
Valid for Travel Between: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 to Monday, November 6, 2017
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Each year, tens of thousands of runners (and runner-enthusiasts) flood the streets of Savannah to rock and roll. What started as a simple idea to combine a marathon with live music in 1988 is now a full festival weekend that's raised millions of dollars for charity.

Whether you're planning to take on the full marathon, share the fun with friends in the relay, or spread a blanket to enjoy the awesome live music, Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Savannah has something for everyone.

We've compiled the must-know event information with recommended things to do, places to eat, and - of course - the best Savannah vacation rentals to stay in. On your mark, get set, go!


Thu / 11-02-17 / 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Health & Fitness Expo Day 1
Fri / 11-03-17 / 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Health & Fitness Expo Day 2
Located at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. A must stop for registered racers to pick up their packets but also open to the public. See the latest in running and fitness, as well as grab the last minute gear you might need. 

Sat / 11-04-17 / 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Marathon, Half Marathon & 2-Person Half Marathon Relay
This is the big day! Pick your race, grab your friends and family, and we'll see you at the start line! 

Sun / 11-05-17 / 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 5K & 1 Mile
This is the family day in Daffin Park. The  1 mile run is kid friendly and open to all age groups. Race medals for all participants! The fun starts at 1pm.


Runners participating in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, or 5k will need to load up on a carb-heavy meal the night before. Lucky for you, Savannah is no stranger to a filling meal. On your list should be Italian gems such as Pacci, Cha Bella, or new kids in town: Sugo Rossa and 1540 Room. If you're in the mood for true Southern cuisine, look no further than Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room or Sisters of the New South

In need of some last minute running gear? Fleet Feet Sports Savannah is the shoe-whiz in town, with an indoor track and running experts to help you put your best foot forward. For athletic and other outdoor gear, Half Moon Outfitters on Broughton Street is a local fave.


Congratulations! You just rocked (and rolled) that marathon. After a nice hot shower in your downtown vacation rental, you'll want to head out for a meal rich in protein. Grab a loaded salad from Kayak Cafe or hop across the street for a smoothie bowl at Beetnix Savannah Juice Bar. Plan to treat yourself? You deserve it! Skip the greens and head to Tequila's Town for delicious table-side guacamole,  take a bite out of the best burger in town at Green Truck Pub, or celebrate with a cold one at Crystal Beer Parlor. Cheers!

If you plan on doing a bit of sightseeing on foot, check out A Run in the Savannah Sun for the best downtown running trails.

Are you someone's biggest fan? The official Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Savannah Spectator Guide has everything you need to know about where to watch the race, how to track your runner, and where to meet them at the finish line. Go team!

Properties on Special

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2 Bedrooms
One Bathroom
Sleeps 4

Although this home is classy and chic, the local feel and southern charm create the perfect atmosphere for your stay in Savannah.

The Parker Collection - Unit 3

2 Bedrooms
One Bathroom
Sleeps 6

A serene oasis in the heart of Savannah's historic district. This two bedroom/ one bath features a comfortable living room with lofted ceilings and designer furniture, a convenient kitchenette, and a large bath with double vanities.

Wakefield Cottage

2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Sleeps 4

This historic home on East Congress Street comes with its own private courtyard and parking space. Easy walking distance to River Street and great restaurants like The Pirate's House make this home a can't miss!

Gordon Townhome

4 Bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms
Sleeps 8

Townhouse on the corner of Gordon and Price-
This two story townhome features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a large living room and kitchen, and a great kid's playroom.

Sunrise House

4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Sleeps 10

This beautiful home on the non-beach side of Butler Avenue has its own private pool and 4 large bedrooms. With ample parking and short walk to the beach, the Cottage will become your home away from home.

The Metropolitan

5 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms
Sleeps 10

Experience the luxurious side of Savannah in this massive, top-floor loft overlooking Broughton Street. Guests are only a short walk away from most downtown attractions.