Honolulu, HI – Hapalua is the Hawaiian word for half, but today’s 7th Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon, was a full measure by anyone’s standards. Under unusually high… Read more “2018 HAPALUA HALF MARATHON REPORT”
Honolulu, HI – Tomorrow, the 7th Hapalua Half Marathon once again pits 24 of the top island runners against two invited world class Kenyans in a unique… Read more “TOP HAWAII RUNNER TAKES ON KENYAN CHALLENGE”
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… Read more “2017 HAPALUA HALF MARATHON REPORT”
Honolulu, HI. – Over the first five Hapalua Half Marathons, Team Hawaii runners are up 3-2 against the pro chasers. Tomorrow morning, the sixth running, The Chase… Read more “THE CHASE IS ON AT THE HAPALUA HALF”
Honolulu, Hi. – With the continuing domination of East African runners, the task of connecting today’s pro runners to thousands of citizen runners is more challenging than… Read more “HAPALUA HALF: THE JOES AGAINST THE PROS”
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… Read more “2016 HAPALUA – THE CHASE IS ON”
The Hapalua is best known for its unique Chase format in which Team Hawaii consisting of 20 top local runners from the islands are given a series of head starts ranging from 23 minutes to 6 minutes before four professionals take to the chase.