Event in Oahu | Honolulu Marathon
The gorgeous course and mild weather make the Honolulu Marathon a popular Honolulu Event.
The Honolulu Marathon is a world-class Event in Oahu that draws top runners from around the world.
About the Honolulu Marathon:
The Honolulu Marathon will celebrate its 43rd year in 2015, and the turnout is expected to better than ever for this popular Honolulu Event. Unlike other top marathons, this Event is one that runners of various fitness levels can compete in. With no qualifying time requirements and no entry limits, the Honolulu Marathon is open to everyone.
This Oahu Event takes place each December, and the beautiful course (see the Event website for the full marathon route) is one of the things that attract runners from around the globe. Marathon participants will enjoy gorgeous views of the beach, Diamond Head, and more. The weather is also quite lovely with average low temperatures of 66° F and average highs of 80° F.
The Marathon Expo takes place from December 9 through December 12. Held at the Hawaii Convention Center (1801 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815), the Expo is where participants must pick up their race packets. Note that each runner must pick up their own packet. The Marathon Expo is also where last minute registrations are completed. Those who want to register for the Honolulu Event can do so in December 9th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., December 10th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., December 11th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and December 12th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Marathon Expo offers a wealth of information about health and fitness, and it is free and open to the public – not just to those who are running in the Honolulu Marathon. Stop by to chat with health and fitness professionals, see the latest gadgets to help you stay on track, and much more. You’ll also be able to buy all the race day essentials such as sunglasses, gels, sunscreen, and more.
The Honolulu Marathon does not have a cutoff time, so all runners can finish the race – no matter how long it takes them. Walkers are welcome to complete the marathon as well. This Event in Oahu is a great choice for someone who is running their very first marathon, but it is also a favorite of experienced runners.
The Honolulu Marathon is a perfect excuse to visit Oahu and enjoy all the best that the Island has to offer.