Portland’s Historic Heathman Hotel Invites Guests to Join GM Chris Erickson For Tuesday AM Run

Calling all fitness buffs! Tie those laces tight, grab that lucky headband and get ready to take a run through downtown Portland with the Heathman Hotel’s GM. Every Tuesday, guests and members of the Portland community are invited to join General Manager (and marathon runner!), Chris Erickson, as he embarks on his morning run through Portland. The Run with the GM Program and Package is the ideal way for Portland-based runners and Heathman Hotel guests to stick to their fitness routines while on the road and see the city in a completely different light.

“I enjoy starting each morning with a run through the beautiful city of Portland before the rest of the community wakes up,” says Chris Erickson general manager for The Heathman Hotel. “I’m thrilled to welcome our guests and fellow runners in the area who share my passion. This new program allows Portland-based runners to experience a few of my favorite city routes and out-of-towners to stay fit on-the-road and take-in the beautiful sights this city has to offer.”

For travelers looking to mix fitness with pleasure during their visit to Portland, the Run with the GM Package offers guests the required essentials to help prepare and recover from a morning run. Additionally for every package purchased, the Heathman will donate $20 to One Fund Boston to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.

Run with the GM Package includes:

  • · Deluxe overnight accommodations the Monday before run day
  • · Adidas Employee Store coupon
  • · Unlimited bottles of Heathman water
  • · Tuesday morning run with the GM at 7am sharp – rain or shine!
  • · Post-run 12 oz. juice delivered to guestroom
  • · In-room breakfast from the hotel’s Running Menu
  • · 500 frequent flyer miles from any of the hotel’s participating airline partners including United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic

Rates for the one-night Run with the GM Package start at $259, are based on availability and do not include tax or service.

The Run with the GM Package is available on Monday evenings. Guests who wish to book this package all other days of the week, will be provided with maps full of the GM’s favorite running routes. For an additional fee, travelers also have the option of adding a second night, in-room pre-run dinner from the hotel’s Running Menu, and in-room massage (advance reservations required). Guests may call 800.551.0011 for more information or to make a reservation.

For more information about the Run with the GM program, be sure to check out their dedicated Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/151607451677028/

Historic Heathman Hotel

Built in 1927 and located in the heart of Portland, Ore.’s, cultural district, this 150-room luxury hotel maintains strong partnerships with local arts and culture organizations and is Portland’s premier arts hotel. An independently owned luxury boutique property, the Heathman Hotel is a member of the Preferred Hotel Group and Historic Hotels of America. The Heathman has received the prestigious Four Diamond distinction from AAA for 26 consecutive years. In 2013, the hotel was featured on Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List and the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels rankings. The hotel was recognized in 2012 by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 World’s Best Hotels. In 2011, the hotel was included on Condé Nast Traveler’s list of the world’s best hotels in its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. In 2010, the hotel was selected as the top Mid Luxury Hotel for business in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine. Additionally, the Heathman was recognized for overall excellence on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2005 Gold List and was featured in the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 editions of Travel + Leisure’s top 500 World’s Best Hotels list. The hotel also received Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The hotel also was recognized by Energy Trust of Oregon in 2007, 2008 and 2009 for its commitment to sustainability and conservation efforts; the property continues to work toward EnergyStar certification and recently received Green Seal Silver certification. The Heathman Hotel and its sister property, Heathman Kirkland, encompass the art of hospitality in the Pacific Northwest.

For reservations, visit www.heathmanhotel.com.

See:

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Portland Offers Rich Cultural Landscape

Portland: City of Books, Brews, Blooms & Bikes

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