Local Low Down
The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce website is a good source for local information.
Also, the Los Alamos Online Visitor Guide is a comprehensive site.
The Comfort Inn is offering a "Friends of Los Alamos" 15% booking discount via this link.or you can call the hotel directly at 505-661-6892. Please note reservations are non refundable for this offer.
The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in is nearby White Rock, NM, about 30 minutes from the start line. You can call the hotel directly at 505-672-3838
The Holiday Inn Express in Los Alamos is not offering a discount but is another good option.
Cities of Gold Hotel & Casino in Pojoaque (35 mins from Los Alamos). No discount available for JMTR runners but a good alternative option if the other hotels are full.
Los Alamos is adjacent to the Santa Fe National Forest and Bandelier National Monument. Camping in the National Forest is mostly along State Route 4 in the Jemez Mountains. Some undeveloped spots can be found closer to town. At Bandelier, the Ponderosa campground is the best choice, and is located near the intersection of State Route 4 and NM 501. See this Google map showing a number of local camping options.
JMTR has a number of local restaurant friends and/or sponsors:
Bathtub Row Brewing Beer Co-op (just great beer but you can bring in food of your own!)
Pajarito Brew Pub and Grill Great pub fare and huge selection of beer on tap
Hot Rocks Java Cafe is open weekday mornings until mid-afternoon
The Blue Window Bistro for great lunch and dinner food
Cottonwood on the Greens (at the golf course) for great breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner
Ruby K's Bagel Cafe has tasty bagels and coffee
The Los Alamos Cooperative Market is a great co-op market near the Holiday Inn Express
Morning Glory Bakery for tasty donuts, breakfast burritos and other breakfast plates
Santa Fe Brewing Co in Santa Fe provides finish line refreshment and recovery beverages (beer!)
Boese Brothers is a local brewery with a good selection of beer and cider and offers sandwiches for food.
Pig and Fig is a great local café in nearby White Rock.
The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce maintains a listing of local restaurants.