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Host Hotel

The Sheraton Town Center Hotel is the host hotel for the Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon & 5K. The Sheraton is conveniently located in downtown Columbia adjacent to the race venue. 

The Sheraton Town Center Hotel is FULL

Please visit Howard County Lodging for hotel options in Columbia.

Things To Do

The Iron Girl Columbia 1/2 Marathon & 5K takes place in beautiful Howard County, conveniently located a midst rolling hills, between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD and rated by Money Magazine 2010 as the second best place to live in the USA. This event coincides of the Cherry Blossom season and Howard Countyʼs Cherrybration, a month long celebration of activities that honor the beauty of the trees and help raise cancer awareness. With more than 1,500 beautiful pink Kwanzan cherry trees blossoming in parks, along roadways and at attractions countywide, spring in Howard County awakens the human spirit filling it with hope, happiness and health.

Explore recreation, restaurants, and lodging in the area with the below links:

Airport & Train

Columbia Maryland is easily accessed via BWI Airport, and the Amtrak BWI StationCar rentals and shuttle services are available.

Airport Ground Transportation Fare Special
GO Airport Shuttle is offering discount rides between the airport and your Columbia area destination. They serve BWI, Reagan National and Dulles Airports. For details, click on the following link: Airport Transfers Online