*** Please note that online accommodation bookings for TRC23 are now closed and any accommodation at Burleigh Court Hotel (last few rooms remaining at) will need be requested from Marathon Tours & Travel. Please call the team on 0161 676 0390 or send your request via email to ***

Official Accommodation Partner of TRC23 Marathon Tours & Travel

Marathon Tours & Travel are the “Official Accommodation Partner” of The Running Conference presented by haku #TRC23 in Loughborough.

Marathon Tours & Travel is part of Destination Sport Experiences. Founded in 1979, Marathon Tours & Travel is a longstanding recognised leader and innovator in the destination travel industry for runners and their supporters. We offer travel packages and guaranteed entry to iconic marathons, half marathons and 10ks both at home and abroad. Alongside guaranteed entry, we also offer comprehensive travel and accommodation packages with ideally located hotels, transfers and guide support. The team behind the tours have run many of the events themselves and have years of experience in taking runners to once-in-a lifetime races. With offices in Boston, Manchester, and Adelaide, we are truly a global running travel company.


Elite Athlete Hotel - SOLD OUT

Stay on Campus at Loughborough University, at the Elite Athlete Centre. Located in the heart of the World Class facilities, the Elite Athlete Centre makes an ideal choice for any visitor to university campus.

On site and in room facilities include :

  • On site restaurant and Cafe
  • Relaxation lounge
  • 1Gbps Wi-Fi
  • 42" Flat Screen Televisions
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer

The Link Hotel - SOLD OUT

Ideally placed, close to Junction 23 of the M1 and just 3 miles from Loughborough Railway, the Links Hotel is ideal for a short stay in Loughborough. The University is located just a hop away and you are just a short distance form the Burleigh Court Conference and Hotel Centre, at less than a mile away.

Guests at The Link Hotel will enjoy the modern facilitioes that include :

  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Free fast Wi-Fi
  • Study Desk
  • Hairdryer 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities


Located just 1 mile from the M1, the Burleigh Court hotel is the perfect place to stay during your stay in Loughborough. This 4 star hotel provides all that you'll need for a comfortable stay, including :

  • Flat screen television
  • High speed Wi-Fi
  • Tea/Coffe making facilities
  • Easy access to the nearby conference centre
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Luxury toiletries

In addition to this, all guests at the Burleigh Court are welcome to take advantage of Burleigh Springs Leisure and Therapy Centre, the on-site leisure and spa facility. With a range of treatments as well as gym, Power Plate studio, spa, sauna and swimming pool you can relax after a hard day's work.


The Running Conference presented by haku is held at Holywell Park Conference Centre at Loughborough University. It's the second year that TRC takes place at this great venue. 


Loughborough is at the heart of England in the northern most part of the county of Leicestershire and being so centrally placed it is well served by road, rail and air.

Main line road and rail networks link Loughborough directly with the rest of the country and the town itself is served by excellent bus services.

Loughborough University is less than two miles away from junction 23 of the M1 motorway.

London is one-and-a-half hours away by train, Birmingham one hour and Manchester and Leeds around two hours. There are regular scheduled flights from UK, European and international destinations to East Midlands Airport, only 7 miles away.

By Coach or Bus

Coach and bus services to and from other parts of Leicestershire and the UK operate from the centre of Loughborough. Travel by National Express or regional bus services to Loughborough then connect with local bus town services to the Loughborough University campus.

By Rail

Regular Intercity services operate between Loughborough and other main line towns – including daily trains to and from London St Pancras International, 90 minutes away.

Loughborough’s railway station is just ten minutes away from the campus.  There is a regular bus service which operates between campus and the station every ten minutes during term time.

Taxis are normally available to/from the station, ask to go to Holywell Park Conference Centre at Loughborough University.

By Air

East Midlands Airport is only 7 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights. Birmingham International Airport is around an hour away from campus by car.

By Car

Loughborough’s nearest motorway link is the M1; the campus is just two miles from Junction 23. The university is clearly signed on all the other main approach roads to Loughborough.

Parking on site is FREE and included in all accommodation bookings for The Running Conference 2023.

Holywell Park Conference Centre