Photos of The Westin Seattle


The Westin Seattle

Official Host Hotel & Race Headquarters

The Westin Seattle is the site of all pre-race events, including:

  • Health & Fitness EXPO
  • Bib & Chip Pickup
  • Late Registration
  • Course Bus Tour
  • UWMC Lecture Series
  • Carbo Load Dinner

Be sure to take advantage of our special group rate by visiting the Online Reservation Page.

The group rate is available through Nov 1, 2012.
If making a reservation over the phone, please be sure to mention the "Seattle Marathon group rate."

The Westin Seattle

1900 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
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Ride the Ducks of Seattle

Ride the Ducks of Seattle!

It’s a party on wheels that floats!

Special Discount for Amica Insurance
Seattle Marathon participants!

Good race weekend only: 11/23/2012 - 11/26/2012 at the 5th and Broad location.

$26 + tax per person
Use coupon code: SMAMAR

Order Tickets Here

Or purchase tickets on site at 516 Broad St on the day-of (subject to availability). Present your race bib at the ticket window to receive the discount.

Photos of Seattle Center


Seattle Center

Race Start & Finish

Seattle Center is the social and cultural gathering place of the Northwest with more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations including the city's top attractions, major sports teams, national acclaimed theaters, museums and performing arts groups. Seattle Center is constantly alive with concerts, theater, opera, art fairs, music and cultural festivals, sports action, skating and ballroom dancing! It all happens at Seattle Center—what a great place!


Seattle Center Monorail provides fast, direct transportation between downtown Seattle’s Westlake Center (5th Avenue & Pine Street) and Seattle Center. The Monorail will open early at 6:45am for the Seattle Marathon on Sunday, November 25, 2012. The train departs approximately every 10 minutes. The cost is $2.25/one-way ticket for adults and $1.00/one-way ticket for youths (5-12) and those who qualify for a reduced rate. Cash only—ORCA cards are not accepted. For more information, visit or call 206-905-2600.

Space Needle

The Observation Deck: Venture throughout our glass-enclosed Pavilion and our new retail store SpaceBase before your 43-second journey skyward to the O deck in one of three glass elevators. The O Deck is 520 feet above Seattle and offers 360 degrees of breathtaking indoor and outdoor panoramic viewing, colorful displays filled with Space Needle facts, trivia, and more.

SkyCity at the Needle: Join us in our revolving restaurant 500 feet up, and enjoy Pacific Northwest cuisine that is matched only by the view served with it. For more information, call 206.905.2111

Pacific Science Center

With five buildings of hands-on science exhibits, Pacific Science Center has fun for the whole family! Explore hundreds of interactive exhibits including the Tropical Butterfly House and Dinosaurs: A Journey through Time. See a planetarium or laser light show and experience the thrill of adventure at our two giant-screen IMAX theaters. For more information, call 206.443.2001.

Experience Music Project

Explore American popular music at EMP through interactive exhibits, rare artifacts, live music, workshops and a one-of-a-kind ride. Visit EMP's Turntable restaurant, Liquid Lounge and EMP Store. No museum admission required. For more information, call 206.EMPLIVE