2013 Autographs

Winners Return to Park to Sign Autographs

The two winners of the Honolulu Marathon returned to Kapiolani Park on Monday morning (Dec. 9) to greet and sign autographs for some of the more than 22,000 people who ran behind them. After waiting in line to obtain their finishers certificates, some of the runners waited in another line of get autographs from Gilbert…

Packet Pick up

Runners flock to Marathon Expo

Runners in Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon flocked to the Hawaii Convention Center Center on Wednesday to pick up their race numbers and check out the goods at the marathon’s annual Expo. This was also the first day of walkup late registration. Before the doors opened more than 29,500 had already registered for the marathon. When walkup…


Finish Line News

The finish line of the marathon is in Kapiolani Park by the Queen Emma statue. See map of the Finish Area.   Crossing the line All Sports Community is the official photo service and they have photographers posted around the course taking pictures of you. Look up as you cross the line to get the…


Runners turn out for marathon Luau-Concert

Regine Schultz-Langerhaus says she really can’t compare the Honolulu Marathon with the other 107 marathons she has run. “The many Japanese and Americans makes it different but enjoyable for us. It’s also warm; often it’s cold for the races in Germany,” she said while enjoying the music and food at the marathon’s annual concert and…


The Gladyator joins marathon Hall of Fame

Gladys “Glady” Burrill says she saw the serious look on Honolulu Marathon Association President Jim Barahal’s face and thought he was going to tell her not to do any more marathons. Instead, he told her that she would be inducted into the marathon’s Hall of Fame. “It’s unbelievable,” said Burrill shortly before the induction ceremony…


Mbarak Hussein visits mid-pacific institute

Former Honolulu Marathon champion Mbarak Hussein says, as a child, he had to walk or run three miles to and from school in his native Kenya. In addition to having no bus, the school also had no cafeteria. “We had to go back home for lunch and I was always hungry, so I always ran….


Jimmy Muindi regales Priory students

A second-grader asked six-time Honolulu Marathon champion Jimmy Muindi if someone stole something and ran away could he catch him. “You steal something and you’ll see,” he answered, laughing with the students. Muindi made his third annual visit to the all-girls St. Andrew’s Priory in Honolulu on Friday, answering questions about his native Kenya as…