Inaugural 2009 KAUAI MARATHON
- a marathon of hills and hula girls
A Webist Online Exhibition derived from a marathon runner's photo-documentation of the 26.2 course route of Hawaii's
"Garden Isle" - Po'ipu Beach - Koloa/Oma'o/Lawai/Kalaheo
I invite you to virtually run the course and see it through an artist's eyes - Dr. Rodney Pygoya Chang
for MarathonCoursePhotos.com and Truly Virtual Web Art Museum
At the Starting Line with wife Erlinda
In the dark before the 6 am start
Rodney Chang with torch bearer at starting line
Dawn breaks behind a ridge
1st mile mark, still dark
lst Aid Station
Leaving Poipu Beach resort area, heading north
lst hula troop encountered
(men are in the bushes?)
It rained for a short spell at the start and would do so about
5 more times during my race time.
The cloud cover was welcomed by most runners.
It's a rural run
Bare-footed Hula girls!
Just 20 miles to go
Keep on Running
all photo/art 2009 copyright Rodney Chang