Philip Tarbei takes first place – Maui’s Ryan Tsang comes in second

By  Toni Reavis @ToniReavis Honolulu, Hi.- The Hapalua Half Marathon crowned a new champion today in sunny Kapiolani Park, and celebrated a new course record, too. In the sixth running of the Honolulu Marathon’s spring sister race Kenya’s Philip Tarbei chased down all 21 Team Hawaii runners and bettered his three pro challengers, as well, to post…

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Get ready for race day – read the Final Instructions

All you need to know for a Happy Hapalua We’re getting close to race day and it’s time to read up on the Final Instructions.   NEXT STEP – Packet Pick Up Location: Ballroom A, 4th Floor, Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 Opening Times:  10AM – 8PM, Friday, April 7, 2017 9AM – 4PM,…


Team Hawaii takes on the world in The Chase

The Chase – A unique handicap racing format $11,000 is up for grabs in the Chase, the elite race at the 2017 Hapalua – Hawaii’s Half Marathon. The 23 best local runners in Hawaii get a head start on some of the best professionals runners in the world. The pros will chase down the local guys and…

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Person to person transfer window open

The person to person transfer window is now open. To transfer your entry to someone else, follow the steps below. Login to your Members Hub Choose the Tab called Entries and scroll down past your personal information. There is a transfer field for you to invite a new person to take over your registration. You’ll fill in…



October 3rd, 2016 – The Hapalua, Hawaii’s fastest growing sporting event, is excited to announce that early entry has opened for the 6th Annual Hapalua Race taking place on Sunday April 9th, 2017.   “We give Hawaii residents a head start by opening entry for a special introductory rate of just $48 which also includes…

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Isabella Ochichi wins the Chase at the Hapalua

By Toni Reavis. Posted with permission @tonireavis Honolulu, HI. – At a time when interest in the outcome of elite races is struggling to connect with an audience, the Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon has designed a format that brings the world-class into competition with the local class, while making hunters and prey out of all….

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Clothing Drop-Off tent

News update: Due to popular demand, we’re setting up a Clothing Only drop off tent in the finisher village close to the Medical Tent. You can drop off a change of clothes there from 4am on race morning and pick up before 10:30am. Clothes only please, don’t leave any valuables and we can’t accept any…

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Saturday Social Run

Join us for the annual pre-Hapalua social run on Saturday morning in Kapiolani Park. Meet and run (slowly) around the park with Patrick Makau, Erick Kibet, and Isabella Ochichi. Super social event and unique opportunity to hang out with some of the worlds best long distance runners! Take some photos and check out the running…


Hapalua Expo opens 12pm, Friday

All registered participants must pick up their race numbers and commemorative race t-shirt at the Expo. The Hapalua Expo is open to the public and will have vendors selling all running related products as well the official race merchandise. The microfibre towel has every participants name on it who signed up prior to March 21….