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.
Marathon Course: 26 miles, 385 yards or 42.195 kilometers.
The Honolulu MarathoniÂ¿Â½s scenic course includes spectacular ocean views alongside world-famous Waikiki Beach, and Diamond Head and Koko Head volcanic craters.
The terrain is level except for short uphill grades around Diamond Head.
Timing System: MyLaps timing detectors will be placed at the starting line, half marathon, and at the finish line. Other detectors may be placed at random locations.
Wheelchairs: Racing wheelchairs will be on the course. Please watch out for them.
Note: All participants must self-propel themselves without assistance. No assistance conveyances and unauthorized vehicles including bicycles, baby carriages, all forms of skates, support walkers, walking sticks, poles and canes, etc. will be allowed on the course on race day.
Running Courtesy: Stay within the coned lanes to ensure your safety as well as provide runners coming along the opposite direction with a clear path.
Aid Stations: There are 16 Aid Stations located along the course, manned by 2,300 volunteers working in shifts, serving water, sports drink, and providing professional Keep Reading