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Kona Marathon, fun runs slated for Sunday

The 16th annual Kona Marathon and Family Fun Runs are Sunday, beginning at the Keauhou Outrigger Beach Resort on Alii Drive. Four races will be held, including a marathon, half-marathon, 10K and 5K.

The marathon will begin at 5:30 a.m.; the half-marathon will start at 6 a.m.; the 10K will begin at 6:45 a.m.; and the 5K will start at 6:50 a.m.

An estimated 1,200 runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are expected to participate. 

Finisher T-shirts are awarded to all participants.

Late registration and packet pickup is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Outrigger.

To register or request more information, log on to or call race director Sharron Faff at 967-8240.

Inquiries can also be directed to

Founded in 1994, the Kona Marathon and Family Fun Runs has quickly grown into West Hawaii’s premiere road race offering all four traditional road racing distances: Marathon, 1/2 Marthon, 10K & 5K.

Marathon records

Men – Eddy Hellebuyck – 2:23:31 – 2001

Women – Eri Okubo – 2:57:15 – 2008


Men – Jonathan Lyau – 1:12:14 – 1998

Women – Darlene Mota – 1:16:57 – 1995

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