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      Maui Oceanfront Marathon in Kihei

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      January 18, 2015

       

      Kihei, Hawaii

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      Maui Oceanfront Marathon

      Half Marathon, 15 K, 10 K, 5 K This race benefits each of the non-profits organizations that tend each mile of the race course, providing aid stations, entertainment, course monitors, coning, etc.

      Bib chip timing will be used.

      The Marathon is a  point to point race starting in Wailea at 5:45 a.m.
      The Marathon Walk is same course and has a 1:15 minute head start.
      The Half Marathon (13.1 miles) is an out and back oceanfront course starting at the Marathon oceanfront finish line at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina.
      The Maui 15K (9.3 miles) is point to point oceanfront from Papalau Beach to Lahaina.
      The Maui 10K (6.2 miles) is an out and back oceanfront course starting at the Marathon finish line at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina.
      The Maui 5K run and non-competitive walk or jog starts at the 23.1 mark on the marathon course. (The starting area will be known as "Lone Palm Point" for lack of a name and obvious reasons.)
      Join the Race Director and staff for a post race private sunset cruise on the Pride of Maui. Limited to 75 runners or family members. ( 3.1 miles)
      Shuttle Buses to the start lines from Wailea and Lahaina.
      Finishers medal for all races.
      Tech-Shirts for all participants.
      See the Yahoo map of the course
      The Marathon runs north from Wailea through Kihei and along some of the prettiest beaches in the world and ends in Old Lahaina Town See whales and surfers on your left side. (January is prime whale viewing season on Maui)
      See whales and surfers on your left side. (January is prime whale viewing season on Maui)
      Run with 10,000' Haleakala Volcano and the green West Maui Mountains on your right side.
      Watch out for rainbows!!
      January is the coolest and best running month in Hawaii
      The course starts at 112' in Wailea and is a "rolley" downhill to sea level at 1.3 miles, then flat, running against traffic on the shoulder. At mile 10 starts the "Long Green Mile"uphill to mile 11 at 157'. From there it is again a "rolley" downhill to sea level at about mile 17, then sea level and flat between 17 and the finish line in Old Lahaina Town.[Soft Break](Mile 12 is 132', the Tunnel is at 16 miles and 106', 17 miles is at sea level and flat to the finish.)
      The course has a tunnel in the pali and no bridges or overpasses or freeways.
      The course is certified and is a Boston Marathon qualifier.
      There are 19 aid stations supported by the Maui school teams and other non-profit organizations and volunteers along the way.
      Award ceremony and entertainment at Kamehameha Iki Park after the Races.
      Designer medals for all finishers
      Shirts for all registered Participant for all events
      Timing stops at Noon after 6:15 hours for the Marathon.
      The Marathon Walkers start will be at 4:30 a.m. and have a 7.5 hour time limit.
      Pre-Race Shuttle Buses are available from Kaanapali, Lahaina, to the start line at Wailea as part of your race fee.
      Public Buses back to Wailea and Kaanapali post race are available from free to $2.

      The Race will provide shuttle buses to the 15K and Half Marathon start lines from Wailea.

      The Race will provide shuttle bus to the 5K start line from Lahaina.

      The Race will provide shuttle buses to the 15K start line from Lahaina.

      Race Director: Les Wright runmaui@gmail.com (also Race Director of the Lake Tahoe Marathon Week )
       

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