Hotel & Travel
Official Headquarter Hotel
As the Official Travel Provider of the Dallas Marathon, Anthony Travel is offering discounted rates at the Omni Dallas Hotel, the Official Headquarter Hotel for the 2015 race. Situated in downtown Dallas, the Omni Dallas Hotel offers luxurious accommodations and is connected via sky bridge to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (location of the Health & Fitness Expo).
Additional Discounted Hotel Accommodations
In addition to the Official Headquarter Hotel, Anthony Travel has secured discounted accommodations at hotels conveniently located near the race start and finish.
Car Rental and Air Travel Reservations
Anthony Travel can assist in making your air reservations and car rental for the marathon weekend. Visit AnthonyTravel.com or call 855-665-3289 for additional information.
DART – Official Transportation Provider
Runners and spectators can easily travel to the Dallas Marathon health & fitness expo, the start & finish line and throughout the run course via DART Rail ($5.00).
- from the North/Northeast, using the Red Line
- from the North, using the Green Line
- from Irving, using the Orange Line
- from the South, using the Red, Blue, or Green Lines
Stations close to event venues:
- West End Station: closest station to the start line
- Convention Center Station: DCC, finish line and relay buses
- Union Station: Relay buses, DCC and finish line
Stations close to marathon course for spectator viewing:
- Mockingbird Station
- White Rock Station
Key Departure Stations
Plano (near Parker Road & Central Expressway/Hwy 75):
- First train leaves at: 4:21 a.m.
- Departures before 7:00 am: 5
- Travel time to West End: 44 minutes
North Carrollton (near G. Bush Turnpike & I-35):
- First train leaves at: 4:19 a.m.
- Departures before 7:00 am: 6
- Travel time to West End: 41 minutes
Irving Convention Center (near HW 114 & W. Northwest Hwy.):
- First train leaves at: 5:19 a.m.
- Departures before 7:00 am: 4
- Travel time to West End: 33 minutes
When you arrive at your departure station, purchase a “Local Day Pass” from a ticket vending machine (some stations accept credit cards, most only accept cash), good for round-trip service all day. For help figuring out the most convenient route, call DART at 214-979-1111 or visit www.dart.org. Plan to arrive at your local station no later than 6:30 a.m. since the DART trains will fill up fast.
To view DART stations and rail lines to the Convention Center, click here: DART Rail System Map