HONOLULU MARATHON 2010

December 12, 2010
    PHOTOGRAPHY BY RUNNER RODNEY CHANG
For the complete course photo review, go to Honolulu Marathon 2005

Here are more photos of the marathon from the 2010 edition

MEDAL   RUNNING NO.  

 

 

 

The Start right before the cannon and fireworks

 

 

 

 

Crossing the start in the dark

 

 

 

 

Along Ala Moana going to downtown

 

 

 

 

Passing the Clauses in front of City Hall

 

 

 

 

More runner supporters

 

 

 

Still dark at 6

 

 

 

 

Sunrise along Diamond Head Creater

 

 

 

Upwards towards Kapiolani Community College at 9 miles

 

 

 

 

Downwards heading north towards Kahala

 

 

 

In front of Kaimuki Middle School going towards Kahala on Kilauea Ave.

 

 

 

 

Passing park and tennis courts with Diamond Head in background

 

 

 

 

Your running photographer looing for Honey

 

 

 

 

And there she is, my Honey, my wife- faithfully awaiting my arrival at the 10 mile mark which is 2 blocks from our house

 

 

 

Now on Kalanianaole Highway, heading towards Aina Haina and Hawaii Kai

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese support group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 miles, half way, at Aina Haina - were Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha serves the best shave ice in Hawaii

 

 

 

Passing around Niu Valley with Koko Head Crater in the distance at Hawaii Kai

 

 

 

 

Reaching Hawaii Kai at 15 miles.  There's a 4+ mile loop within the valley, then the turnaround back to Waikiki- as noted with
runners returning on the right

 

 

 

 

Kaiser High School cheerleaders in Hawaii Kai - note the strong breeze and overcast which kept it cool this year during the run

 

 

 

 

 

Used to live on this marina waterfront in Hawaii Kai

 

 

 

 

Going inwards into Hawaii Kai, passing Punahou High School's Junior ROTC support group

 

 

 

 

The spray helped cool off the running muscles and avoid cramping

 

 

 

 

16 miles is on the loop in Hawaii Kai suburbia

 

 

 

 

9/11 not forgotten in Hawaii

 

 

 

 

Leaving Hawaii Kai, passing Costco at 17

 

KEEP ON RUNNING

 

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