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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…

Army

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…

Peoples

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…

Honolulu Marathon Expo

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…

My Laps

Timing Chips by MyLaps

The timing chip for the 2013 Honolulu Marathon will be MyLaps Bib Tag. The timing chip is tagged in your bib, so that is one less thing to forget on race day!  Just pin your bib to your shirt and you are ready to go. Please note the following instructions: Wear the bib number visibly…

Marathoners pour into expo as late registration opens

Kazuharu Iwata of Nagoya, Japan, came to the Hawaii Convention Center directly from Honolulu Airport to pick up his running number for Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon. He was first in line when the packet pickup began at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Iwata and those in the long line behind him followed a red carpet through the Marathon…

Malasadas will be treat for hungry runners

Runners in Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon won’t get just a shell lei and a certificate when they finish the race. This year, the hungry runners (the race starts at 5 a.m.) also can look forward to a malasada. About 20,000 of the fluffy Portuguese donuts will be made in a tent near the Kapiolani Park finish…