Along the Course

Along the Course Marathon Course: 26 miles, 385 yards or 42.195 kilometers. The Honolulu Marathon’s scenic course includes spectacular ocean views alongside world-famous Waikiki Beach, and Diamond Head and Koko Head volcanic craters. The terrain is level except for short uphill grades around Diamond Head. Timing System: MyLaps timing detectors will be placed at the starting…

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Honolulu Marathon boasts best-ever elite fields

The Honolulu Marathon –the fourth largest in the United States after New York, Chicago and Boston– has attracted its best-ever elite fields for the event’s 42nd edition on Sunday, December 14.  The eight elite men and nine elite women will compete for a $150,000 prize money purse (plus generous time bonuses), with $40,000 going to…

Elite athlete field

Men from Ethiopia and Kenya fill all of the spots in the men’s elite field, led by defending champion Gilbert Chepkwony (2:08:16 PB).  In very warm and humid conditions last year (27C/80F with 64% humidity), Chepkwony ran the slowest winning time since 2007 when the race was held in driving rain.  Clocking 2:18:47, he prevailed over…

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Nukuri ready to race fourth marathon of 2014 at Honolulu Marathon

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved(12-Oct) — When Diane Nukuri toes the line in Hawaii on December 14 for the 42nd Honolulu Marathon, she’ll be racing her fourth marathon of the year. Moreover, Nukuri will be competing in her third marathon in just 105 days.“It’s a little scary!” said the…

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Joyce Chepkirui

Joyce Chepkirui, Kenya 1st place  2014 Berlin ASICS Grand 10 (31:02) 2014 Commonwealth Games and the African Championships Gold medalist in the 10,000m 2014 Silver medalist at IAAF Continental Cup (5000m) 2012 Olympic Games finalist (10,000m) Lives in Eldoret, Kenya (2,150m above sea level) DOB: August 20, 1988 Personal bests and recent notable performances   Beyond the…

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History

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Colleen N Frank Richards

Great support along the course…lots of water stations, plenty of water, cold sponges to cool off, and lots of cheering. The finish was well done. Showers to cool off immediately after crossing the finish line, support, and more water (this is before exiting the finish line area, which beyond that was more). Nicely done!!