The  Door County Half Marathon & Nicolet Bay 5K event is the first of the year. Taking place May 4th this year, it is the kick off of the competitive running circuit up here.

hm 11If you are planning on participating or cheering on entrants, check out these great last minute rooms and specials when booking your hotel stay.

Ephraim Guest House offers fifteen unique and cozy one-, two- and three-bedroom suites in a relaxing, beautifully landscaped setting, just a half-block from the sparkling waters of Eagle Harbor. They are offering a “Stay three nights but only pay for two from May 1st to May 17th.

Birchwood Lodge, nestled in the heart of Sister Bay, is just footsteps from downtown. You will receive a discounted room rate for your stay in a Premier King Suite, whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, full bathroom and private deck/balcony. Light continental breakfast is included. Take a shuttle from our lodge to and from the course at no charge. After your run, soak in your  in-room whirlpool tub or take advantage of our sauna in the pool area. If you finish in first place overall in the men’s or women’s division, your stay will be on us. Second and third place overall finishers in those divisions will get 50% discount on the room rate. In order to receive the special pricing, it must be mentioned when making the reservation. Call for details and availability, 866-854-7195.

The Ashbrooke is the place to go for romance at this adult only vacation resort hotel in Door County. It is located in the heart of Egg Harbor, just minutes from fabulous shopping, food and activities. Stay two nights at The Ashbrooke during the half-marathon and we will reimburse the cost of one entry fee.

The Lodgings at Pioneer Lane, a small country inn nestled in the heart of Ephraim, creates the perfect setting for a romantic getaway anytime of the year.

Eagle Harbor Inn is a quaint B&B located in the heart of Ephraim with spectacular water views. They have extended their offseason rates through Half Marathon weekend and do not have a night minimum requirement.

Shallows Resort on the water south of Egg Harbor has the lowest prices of our season in effect, plus they’re offering runners and their family’s 10% off that low rate for the Shoreside Motel rooms.  Why not stay on the Bay when you’re in Door County?

Door County Lighthouse Inn is a quaint B&B located in the downtown Egg Harbor, within pleasant walking distance from unique shops, 5-star restaurants and the new marina. They have suites, log cabins and condos available for rental. They are offering 10% off their winter rates for Marathon runners.