Lodging for out of town participants can be as simple as renting campsites for as little as $15 a night which includes cleaning/bathing facilities or RV sites conveniently located within Gilbert Lake State Park. Also, there are cabins near the starting line for around $90-$115 a night, see pics below!
Or, if you so choose, you can stay at one of numerous hotels within the Oneonta area which is within 10-15 minutes of the Gilbert Lake State Park. These hotels consist of:
Or, in the Cooperstown area: