2014 male winner

CHEBET, CHEPKIRUI COMPLETE FIRST KENYAN SWEEP AT HONOLULU MARATHON

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (14-Dec) — Athletes from Kenya swept the 42nd running of the Honolulu Marathon, as Wilson Chebet and Joyce Chepkirui crossed the finish line first here in Kapiolani Park. Chebet waited until the final miles to make his winning move, while Chepkirui led…

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42nd HONOLULU MARATHON – JUST THE FACTS

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (13-Dec) — On Sunday, the Honolulu Marathon will be run here in Hawaii’s state capitol, with about 31,000. In its 42nd year, the race is filled with history dating back to 1973. Before the winners come down Diamond Head Road and enter Kapiolani Park…

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Wind, weather could be big factor at Honolulu Marathon

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (13-Dec) — With less than 24 hours until the start of the 42nd annual Honolulu Marathon, more than 31,000 athletes are finishing up their final preparations, readying themselves for the 26.2 mile journey from Ala Moana Beach Park to Kapiolani Park. All week, beautiful…

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Late Registrations a hit at Honolulu Marathon

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (13-Dec) — At the Honolulu Marathon Expo, Operation Sergeant Starsky Smith walks in and takes a seat in front of a registration table. A member of the military stationed at Schofield Barracks here in Honolulu, Smith picks up a pen and starts filling out…

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Honolulu Embraces being the “People’s Marathon”

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (12-Dec) — With more than 32,000 participants already registered for Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon and Race Day Walk, a festive atmosphere has swept through Hawaii’s state capital city. The fourth-largest marathon in the United States, the Honolulu Marathon draws athletes from all over America and…

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Ethiopia’s Yemane Adhane Seeks to end Kenyan dominance at Honolulu Marathon

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (12-Dec) — With his feet soaking in the warm waters of Waikiki Beach, Ethiopia’s Yemane Adhane softly strums a ukulele, smiling from ear to ear. Having just completed an elite athlete photo shoot on the beach, Adhane is in a good mood. He tosses…

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Croatia’s Nemec Confident Heading into Honolulu Marathon

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (11-Dec) — Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon boasts one of the strongest women’s fields in race’s 42-year history. Kenya’s Joyce Chepkirui, perhaps the most dominant road racer in recent years, will toe the line for her second competitive marathon, while past champions Ehitu Kiros…

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Local Businesses get boost from Honolulu Marathon

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (11-Dec) — The clock reads 6:30 a.m., and the sun is just beginning to rise above the cresting waves of Waikiki Beach. Roadways along the shore line are bustling — not with cars, but with runners. Hundreds of runners stride up and…

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Honolulu Marathon kicks off with opening of Expo

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (10-Dec) — Before the doors opened at 10:00 this morning, a long line wound its way through the Hawaii Convention Center. Hundreds of athletes and their families anxiously awaited for the clock to strike ten, the time that the Honolulu Marathon Expo officially opened…

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Autistic teen Josh Manning Set for Marathon Debut in Honolulu

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (09-Dec) — With bright sunshine beaming down out of a crystal clear sky, Joshua Manning runs back and forth along Hawaii’s Waikiki Beach with a grand smile on his face. As a photographer snaps pictures, the 17-year-old looks eager and excited for his next…