One of the most scenic half marathons in the USA from start to finish. Experience the epic coastal views of Maui and be one with the Hawaiian culture. This years event is a little different than our past years events due to covid restrictions. We are only allowed to have 75 registered competitors for the event. This includes individual half marathoners, 2 persom relays and 4 person relays.
Event details and schedule
The Kahakuloa Half Marathon and Relays, helps benefit the renovation of the Kahakuloa Congregational Church. One of the oldest churches on Maui. The half marathon starts at Fleming Beach in Kapalua and finishes at the beautiful Hawaiian village of Kahakuloa.
With rolling hills throughout the course and some of the best views on the island, this is truly a great event. Some have compared it to the Big Sur Half Marathon with incredible views of the ocean and more. This race has been on Runners World with regards to scenic marathons in the USA.
The relays are two or four person relays of any combination with each leg going 2.9 to 6.55 miles. There are RELAY TEAM LIMITS. Four Person Relays, Two Person Relays. Athletes on both 2 & 4 person relays will be responsible for transportation to each relay leg zone which will be identified on the course.
2 person relay hand off is at aid station 4, right at the first cattle guard!!
4 person relay hand off zones are at aid stations 2,4,and 6!!
75 Participant Limit for this year!!!
The race starts at 6:00am on June 5, 2021 at Fleming Beach at Kapalua. The course follows Kahekili Hwy all the way to lovely Kahakuloa town. Dress up and have some fun.
PACKET PICK-UP WILL BE HELD FROM 2PM-5PM AT A SITE TBD, ON SATURDAY. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU PICK UP PACKET ON THIS DAY TO AVOID RACE DAY CHAOS.
-LIMITED TO 75 ENTRIES
-STAGGERED 15 MINUTE STARTS(PER COUNTY OF MAUI)) OF 10 PEOPLE(8 HEATS)(START TIME MAY BE PUSHED TO 5:30-5:45AM. WE WILL EMAIL YOUR START TIME AHEAD OF TIME BEFORE EVENT.
-ALL RELAYS MUST HAVE THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION
-MASKS MUST BE WARN AT THE BEGINNING WHEN WARMING UP, UP UNTIL YOU START. AFTER COMPLETION, PLEASE WEAR MASK AGAIN GOING TO CAR AT FINISH LINE. WE WILL HAVE EXTRA THERE AT THE FINISH LINE.
-NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE AT FINISH LINE EXCEPT FOR VOLUNTEERS AND FINISHERS COMING INTO THE FINISH LINE. EVERYONE ELSE HAS TO STAY AT THEIR CAR. EITHER IN THE VEHICLE OR JUST OUTSIDE. MASKS MUST BE ON ANYTIME OUTSIDE CAR IN THE VILLAGE. BE RESPECTFUL.
-WE WILL HAVE A RECOVERY AREA IN FRONT OF THE CHURCH, WHICH WILL ACCOMODATE FOR 10 PEOPLE-PLEASE BE SOCIAL DISTANCE-YOU CAN COOL DOWN AND STRETCH THERE-THEN LEAVE AFTER. MASKS MUST BE WORN
-FINISHERS WILL GET THEIR MEDAL AND BREAKFAST BENTO, THEN GO TO THE RECOVERY AREA, STRETCH THEN LEAVE. MASKS ON
-DON'T WAIT AROUND FOR RESULTS, WE WILL HAVE THEM ONLINE
-AT THIS TIME PARKING AT THE START LINE MAY BE AT THE KAPALUA PRESCHOOL IN THE OLD BALLFIELD OR THE PARKING LOT ADJACENT TO DT FLEMING BEACH PARK.
-PORT A POTTIES WILL BE THERE TO USE AT THE START. WE WILL HAVE HAND SANITIZER AND A LITTLE WASH AREA FOR AFTER.
-WE ARE INCOURAGING ALL INDIVIDUAL HALF MARATHON RUNNERS TO HAVE A PERSON WHO WILL DROP YOU OFF AT THE START AND ALSO PICK YOU UP AT THE FINISH. FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T, TRY TO SEE IF YOU CAN PARTNER UP WITH A ANOTHER PERSON HEADING BACK TO THE START LINE SO YOU CAN GET YOUR CAR. WE WILL HAVE A VAN THAT MAY TAKE ANYONE BACK AS WELL, BUT IT IS THE LAST RESORT AND YOU MUST RESERVE IT. BUT PLEASE USE THE OTHER OPTIONS FIRST. MASKS MUST BE WORN IN THE VAN.
-EVERYONE MUST BRING THEIR OWN WATER BOTTLE FULL OF WATER. WE WILL HAVE 4 WATER STATIONS ON THE COURSE THAT YOU CAN REFILL THEM. THE WILL BE ABOUT 2 MILES A PART. SAG VEHICLE WILL ALSO HAVE SOME WATER. THEY WILL BE ROVING AROUND. A NURSE WILL BE IN THAT VEHICLE.
-TO KEEP THE PARKING AREA AT KAHAKULOA LESS CROWDED, PLEASE LEAVE AFTER YOU ARE DONE, SO PLEASE TELL YOUR RIDE WHO'S PICKING YOU UP.
-WE WILL HAVE A PERSON TAKING PICTURES AT THE FINISH LINE. WE WILL GET THAT TO YOU AFTER THE EVENT, SO PLEASE DON'T HAVE ANYONE WAITING AT THE FINISH LINE TO TAKE YOUR PICTURE.
**WE MAY HAVE SOME OTHER INFO AS IT GETS CLOSER TO THE EVENT, SO UNTIL THEM PLEASE PLAN YOUR RACE ACCORDINGLY.