The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina: Your AFC Host Hotel

Sheraton Marina


You might start the race at the Cabrillo National Monument, but AFC truly begins at our 2024 host hotel, The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. Home of the AFC Expo/Packet Pickup, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers special perks for racers. Here’s everything you need to know about our host hotel for 2024 AFC:


Easy Event Day Transportation

One of the best perks of staying at the Sheraton is the convenient transportation to the start lines of both the half marathon and the 5K. Save yourself the early morning logistics and get a little more sleep by staying at the host hotel. Spectators can also catch a ride to the finish line at Balboa Park, and return transportation is available as well! All the information you need to use the event-provided buses can be found here! 


Special Resort Pricing

Runners who book at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina also receive a discounted room rate, resort fee, and hotel parking. Your stay includes access to their daily yoga class, paddle board tour (11 AM – 12 PM), and 1-hour bicycle rentals! Rooms are limited and must be booked by 7/18/24 for preferred pricing, so book your room today!


Newly Renovated

All the Sheraton’s guest rooms have been recently renovated and are outfitted with the comfiest modern coastal decor. Each room also features the new Sheraton Sweet Sleeper (SM) Bed, custom-designed with a plush-top mattress with crisp cotton sheets, petal-soft blankets, and duvets. After a long day of running, you’ll appreciate the comfort and luxury of your room.


Ideal Location

Nestled at the water’s edge on spectacular San Diego Bay, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers panoramic views of the bay and the downtown city skyline. Some of the country’s most unique attractions are within a 10-minute drive of the hotel, including Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, the Gaslamp Quarter, and Seaport Village. The hotel is also conveniently located within walking distance of the San Diego International Airport and has nearby running trails with amazing skyline views along the water. Adventure awaits. Book your stay today!

No matter where you stay, we look forward to seeing you at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina for the Expo/Packet Pickup on Saturday, August 17, from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Eventide pavilion. 


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