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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!!


“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…


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…


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 fourth 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 11, 2016 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 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…