Honolulu Marathon starts December 08, 2019 in Honolulu (United States) . Get all informations to participate. I'm going
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The Honolulu Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the world. Held annually on the second Sunday in December the race attracts over 30,000 entries. An exotic location in tropical Hawaii, scenic route through the streets of Waikiki, the iconic Diamond Head volcano and a relatively flat course. All this and more in a tropical paradise.   The annual Honolulu Marathon takes place on the second Sunday in December. The race is extremely popular due to its exotic location in tropical Hawaii and for its scenic route through the streets of Waikiki, around the iconic Diamond Head volcano and through the beautiful neighbourhoods of Kahala and Hawaii Kai. The marathon enjoys a relatively flat course and generally fine weather conditions and doesn’t have a time limit. Everyone gets to finish, which is why the event is just as popular with first timers as it is with the veteran runners. The Honolulu Marathon is the third largest marathon in the US, attracting around 30,000 participants each December. It is 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. Events Marathon 10km Walk The Kalakuau Merrie Mile (Sat) The Course The Honolulu Marathon's scenic course includes spectacular ocean views alongside world famous Waikiki Beach as well as Diamond Head and Koko Head volcanic craters. The course is mostly flat apart for short uphill grades around Diamond Head. The Honolulu Marathon starts on Ala Moana Boulevard (the Ala Moana Beach Park). The finish line is near the Kapiolani Park, Honolulu. The course also takes in iconic landmarks such as the historic Aloha Tower, Chinatown, the gilded statue of King Kamehameha, the Sheraton Moana Surfrider (Waikiki's oldest hotel built in 1901), the statue of Duke Kahanamoku and Honolulu Zoo. Click here to view the course map. Race Packs Registered runners must pick up their race packs, which include the running bib number and timing chip. Bring valid ID to the packet pickup. Participants must pick up their own race packs. You are not able to pick up a race pack for a friend or family member. Expo The Honolulu Marathon Expo is free and open to the public. The expo is located at: Hawaii Convention Center, Kamehameha Hall 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 Honolulu Marathon Expo dates and times: Thu 9:00am – 6:00pm Fri 9:00am – 7:00pm Sat 9:00am – 5:00pm There is a free shuttle to the Honolulu Marathon Expo running from Waikiki. Stops include: Duke Kahanamaoku Statue (Kalakaua Avenue) DFS (Royal Hawaiian Ave) Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel (Kalia Road heading towards Waikiki) Honolulu Marathon Expo at the Hawaii Convention Center THU 9am-6pm; FRI 9am-7pm: SAT 9am-5pm Luau/Concert: All-You-Can-Eat Buffet. Hawaiian Entertainment and Concert Friday 4:00pm Dinner 4:30-8:45pm Hawaiian Entertainment followed by a concert Location Waikiki Shell, 2805 Monsarrat Ave, Honolulu Tickets Available for purchase by Race entrants only.Tickets may be purchased at the Expo. Start/Finish Location Time: 5:00am Start: Ala Moana Boulevard/Queen Street Extension Finish: Kapiolani Park The start area is within walking distance of most hotels in Waikiki and is 1.2 miles from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Transport to the Start Line A FREE bus service to the starting line will depart from the Honolulu Zoo parking lot on Kapahulu Ave, beginning at 2:00am. The last bus will leave at 4:00am. Time Limit There is no time limit – all participants are allowed to finish. Aid Stations There are 16 Aid Stations located along the course, manned by 2,300, serving water, sports drink and providing professional medical assistance. The first Aid Station is located at approximately 2.5 miles (3.5K) from the start, then every 2 to 3 miles (3K to 4.8K) thereafter. To keep aid stations from being congested, continue to the last table and please keep moving. Misting stations will also be available on the course. Sponges are handed out at the aid stations from mile 10. Try to keep one sponge to reuse instead of getting a new one. Powerbar Gels are also handed out from mile 10. Timing System Timing detectors will be placed at the starting line, half marathon, and at the finish line. Other detectors may be placed at random locations.Your timing chip is embedded in your race number. Courtesy Stay within the coned lanes to ensure your safety as well as provide runners coming along the opposite direction with a clear path. iPods and Audio Devices Permitted. Medal & Finishers’ Shirt The Honolulu Marathon finishers’ shirt and medal are collect at Kapiolani Park on Race Day. Look for the Finisher T-shirt Tent after you exit the finish area to pick up your t-shirt and medal. Finishers Certificate Finisher certificates will be available for pickup at Kapiolani Park on Monday, December 9 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To facilitate pickup, please bring your runner number. Certificates not picked up on the day following the marathon are mailed in February. Weather Conditions Precautions should be taken against heat and humidity; temperatures at the start will generally be in the mid 60s (Fahrenheit) and climb to the low 80s (Fahrenheit) by 10:00am.