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MONTHS AFTER OLYMPIC PROTEST, FEYISA LILESA TO RACE HONOLULU MARATHON WITH HEAVY HEART

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved – Used with permission. HONOLULU, HI, USA (08-Dec) — It’s been nearly four months since Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line in Rio de Janeiro with his wrists crossed in an ‘X’ above his head, silently protesting after earning the Olympic Marathon silver medal….

COSTUME RUNNERS ADD FUN, FLARE TO HONOLULU MARATHON

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU, HI, USA (09-Dec) — The Honolulu Marathon is known around the world for many reasons: it’s majestic views of Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean, the early morning start kicked off by fireworks filling the air, and the delicious malasada treats at…

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Nick Arciniaga is racing 39miles in a week in Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI, USA (07-Dec) — Nick Arciniaga is aiming to complete one of the toughest doubles in distance running at Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon. A week after finishing second at the arduous XTERRA Trail Running World Championship Half-Marathon in Kualoa Ranch, the 33-year-old has traveled across Oahu ready for the 26.2-mile race from Ala Moana to…

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INAUGURAL KALAKAUA MERRIE MILE TO FEATURE INTRIGUING GENDER BATTLE

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU, HI, USA (8-Dec) — For the first time in 19 years, an elite mile will be contested here in Waikiki. The inaugural Kalakaua Merrie Mile is set for Saturday morning, featuring a gender challenge that will blend the professional women and men’s…

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Jim Barahal: Honolulu Marathon’s president balances tradition and innovation

Under the glittering glow of booming fireworks, the 44th Honolulu Marathon will get underway at 5 a.m. Dec. 11. Some 30,000 participants will lace up for the 26.2-mile course that starts on Ala Moana Boulevard, then winds along Chinatown and Downtown streets before heading to Waikiki, Kahala and, eventually, a turnaround point in Hawaii Kai….

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Massage tent courtesy of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in the finisher village

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts has some great rates in store for runners who participate in both the Honolulu Marathon and the Hapalua 13-mile course. As a long-time sponsor of the Honolulu Marathon, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts will also have a comfort-tent at the finish line with a masseuse come to give a massage demonstration on…

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New Official App for 2016

Race information and athlete tracking The 2016 Honolulu Marathon app is made in conjunction with our timing partner, and will offer greater tracking accuracy.      

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Feyisa Lilesa, silver medalist marathoner, is afraid to return to Ethiopia

The Honolulu Marathon is incredibly pleased and proud that, Feyisa Lilesa will be running at Honolulu on December 11. Repost from Washington Post, Sept 13, 2017   Marathoner Feyisa Lilesa packed his bags and left his wife and two children last month, with plans to post a blazing fast time at the Summer Olympics, earn…

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