Last Finisher

Marathon Officially Ends 14 hours, 42 minutes after start

The 40th Honolulu Marathon came to an official close 14 hours, 42 minutes and 14 seconds after it started Sunday when a 56-year-old athletics coaching volunteer and a 19-year-old mute special needs woman from Nagano, Japan, crossed the finish line at Kapiolani Park. The Honolulu Marathon is the only marathon known to keep its finish…

Kona woman wins lifetime marathon entry

A Kona woman probably will back for next year’s Honolulu Marathon — and the years after that. Melissa Braswell of Kailua-Kona won lifetime entry into the annual marathon as well as the half-marathon, which will debut March 11 , in the marathon’s Facebook trivia contest. “I have to come back now, ” the 33-year-old Braswell…