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“Extreme Weight Loss” cast member finishes marathon

“I can’t believe this. I’m so happy,” Sara Murphy said after completing the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday. The 39-year-old Kentucky woman is one of the cast members on the ABC-TV reality show “Extreme Weight Loss,” and running the 26-2-mile race was her six-month challenge. The “milestone” challenge originally was a 13.1-mile half-marathon, but Murphy’s training…

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Defending champion says her run was motivated by pretty dress

Valentina Galimova says her favorite thing to do in Hawaii — besides running the Honolulu Marathon, of course — is to shop.    But the defending women’s champion told a group of students on Thursday that she won’t do any shopping until after Sunday’s race.  However, that may not prevent her from doing some more…

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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…

Essential Information

Essential Information The Honolulu Marathon is the third largest marathon in the US, attracting around 30,000 participants each December. We are unique in that there is no limit on the number of participants and there is no cut off time, therefore attracting both fast runners as well as walkers. Race Date: December 14, 2014 Start:…

General Information

General Information about the Honolulu Marathon The Honolulu Marathon is one of the premier marathons in the world. It is a world class event and the third largest marathon in the US after the New York and Chicago marathons. Unique location, unique Aloha Spirit The Honolulu Marathon does not have any qualifying times. Anyone can…

Volunteers

Volunteers The Honolulu Marathon would not be possible to stage without our volunteers, who deserve your thanks and appreciation. If you would like to volunteer, please read through the types of volunteers needed and sign up.   Medical Volunteers We need medical volunteers to be on the course as well as the medical tent at…

Finish Line & Area

 Finish Line & Area The Finish: The finish line at Kapiolani Park and all support services will be open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Race Day. All runners will be permitted to finish regardless of their time. Map of Area The Finish Line will maintain most of its services until the official close at…

Traffic Advisory

Traffic Advisory Special traffic controls will be in effect in the Downtown, Kakaako, Ala Moana, Waikiki, Diamond Head, Kahala, Aina Haina, Niu Valley, and East Honolulu areas for the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Beginning at 12:30 AM, one or more lanes will be closed and/or coned until the athletes complete each section…

Race Day Walk

Race Day 10k Walk The 10k walk is a non-timed event taking in the first 10k of the Honolulu Marathon.   START: The Honolulu Marathon Race Day Walk will be held in conjunction with the start of the Honolulu Marathon. The 10K walk will start at approximately 5:25 AM, immediately after the start of the Honolulu Marathon. COURSE: Walkers…