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Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon

Saturday, June 22

The Hyatt Place Portland Old Port is at the start and end line for the Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon.  It's a pleasure to the official hotel sponsor for this event and we look forward to welcoming runners to Portland.  

Start time for this year's event is at 7am with a welcome and opening ceremony starting at 6 am on Fore Street, directly in front of the hotel's main entrance.

Between 5 am and 9 am, access to the hotel via Fore Street will be limited to pedestrians only.  

Guest should make plans ahead of time for access to thier vehicles. 

  • Valet traffic should enter & exit the hotel's valet entrance on Union Street. Valet services will be very limited & delayed during this time period. 
  • Guests who have parked in the Fore Street Garage, may enter and exit using Patton Court. 

For more information about the race, please visit Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon's website.  




Portland Summer Travel 

Portland is a very popular destination for out of town guests.  We look forward to helping create a great experience for all of our guests.   Here a few summer travel tips for Portland, Maine. 

With high occupancy, many times rooms will not be available until after 3 pm.   We are happy to hold your luggage and vehicle while you explore the city and grab a delicious lobster roll from a nearby restaurant.  

Restaurant reservations are highly encouraged wherever you may be going.  A Gallery Host will be happy to provide you with a recommendation and assist as needed.  

The Old Port is a very vibrant and exciting area, with Fore Street being the center of that action.  Please do let us know in advance of your request for a quieter room facing the city.  

We look forward to welcoming you to this beautiful town on the Portland harbor.  Please let us know how we can make your stay exceptional.