New Year’s Day Running Events in Hawaii 2012

by David Carlsson Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! That’s Happy New Year in Hawaiian. Get ready for 2012! Make it a healthy running or walking year. Set a goal for each week and then multiply by 52 to see what your total mileage will be for the upcoming year. For example, if you are just beginning, start by…

First Step of Fitness Event on New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day 4:30-6pm, Kapiolani Park/Ala Moana Park/Magic Island Take the First Step towards a Healthy 2012. Sponsored by www.MyChangeNow.com A free training event designed to help get you moving into the New Year: Run/Fitness/Yoga Please feel free to invite and bring your non-moving, couch potato friends, to join us for the following three sessions: 30…

EPICMAN Ultra-Triathlon update 12/30AM

EPICMAN 2011 kicked off 7am at Ala Moana Beach Park on Thursday 12/29 with five individuals and one relay team. 6 & 3/4 loops in the calm waters of Ala Moana. First out of the water after the 7.2 mile swim was Stephan of the relay team Hawaii 5-0+ in a time of 2:48:39 followed…

EPICMAN Ultra-Triathlon Challenge

The EPICMAN Triathlon Challenge is taking place on Oahu this weekend. Follow via Twitter #epicman11. The EPICMAN Challenge is the ultimate in ultra-triathlon competition. EPICMAN is a 7.2 mile swim, 336 mile bike ride and 78.6 mile run. Non – Stop from Thursday December 29th, to Saturday December 31st, 2011. There are 5 men, 1 woman,…

World Harmony Run in Honolulu

On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 the World Harmony Run “Relay for Peace” will pass through Honolulu.  Mayor Peter Carlisle will be on hand to participate in the torch lighting ceremony. It will take place at at noon the Mission Memorial Auditorium in the Honolulu Civic Center near the Honolulu Hale on S. King Street. Map:…

Merry Tantalus Marathon Recap

December 25, 2011 by David Carlsson Early, on Christmas morning, three runners gathered in the dark at the base of the Koolau Mountains for a Merry Tantalus Marathon training run. Run a marathon for fun on Christmas, you say? What kind of people would actually do this? Well, let me tell you that I did…

Christmas Holiday Weekend Runs

Mele Kalikimaka!  That’s Hawaiian for Merry Christmas. At the Hawaii Running Project we hope that you have a truly blessed holiday to share with your family and friends.  At the same time, please remember those in need. Say a prayer, or reach out a hand to those who are hungry, or without a home. It…

2012 Honolulu Marathon Kama’aina Early Registration

The Honolulu Marathon Association has just announced it’s Early Entry Online Registration for Hawaii Residents only. All local residents who registered for last year’s marathon should have received an email notifying them of the special pricing. However, for the rest of you Kama’ainas who are thinking about running next year’s marathon, now is your chance to…