The 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

 

 

 

 

Anticipation

 

 

 

 

Dawn breaks behind a ridge

 

 

 

 

1st mile mark, still dark

 

 

 

 

lst Aid Station

 

 

 

 

2 miles

 

 

 

 

 

That's 3

 

 

 

 

Roadside support

 

 

 

 

Leaving Poipu Beach resort area, heading north

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lst hula troop encountered

 

 

 

 

-RASH can

 

 

 

 

(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