KONA MARATHON 2012
Photos by runner Rodney Chang
 
2012 Copyright Pygoya

Location: Keauhou-Kona, Hawaii

Start and Finish at sponsoring hotel Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort

Photos this year feature more the folks running or assisting at aid stations rather than the course.  See previous
years for more course photos.  MAHALO to all the volunteers that helped make this run happen!

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Rochelle and Calvin at start at 5:30 A.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

luckily there was early morning rain to remove humidity from air; also some cloud cover early on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kona town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/2 marathon turnaround

 

 

 

 

 

 

where the full marathon really starts - the long highway through lava fields

 

 

 

 

 

 

the shopping center parking lot before going on the highway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

take it, you'll need it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the green grass of home

 

 

 

 

 

 

one of the leaders heading back

 

 

 

 

 

follow the arrows

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kona fields

 

 

 

 

 

 

thumbs up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GU guys

 

 

 

 

 

 

fellow Marathon Maniacs along the way

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hard choice

 

 

 

 

 

 

shower if you like

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carl of Maui, a regular on the local Hawaii island marathons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maniac with lots of power to go

 

 

 

 

 

 

JJ, is that you?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jet takes off close to course, with a thundering roar

 

 

Keep on running