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.

 

another Maniac wtih a lovely smile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another plane roars off from Kona Airport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

comes with ocean view

 

 

 

 

 

 

the turnaround, with parched lips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooling shower doesn't last long

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

luckily, vog not a factor today, and some rare overcast

 

 

 

 

 

 

passing cruise ship

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gator or water?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hold your breath here

 

 

 

 

 

 

vintage Maniac shirt

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK, forget the "Cheese!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

wonder if this could be ancient Hawaiian sacred rock pilings

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 to go

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 a presence along the route

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

behind the shopping center....don't expect any cheering crowd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my favorite store on route

 

 

 

 

 

 

behind the shopping center, milestone mile 20, along the red curve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I appreciate this family support (Rochelle, Calvin, and Erlinda)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big Foot spotted!

 

 

 

 

 

 

me @ around 21 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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