Marathon Relay

/Marathon Relay
Marathon Relay2018-06-22T08:44:23+00:00

Sunday – October 14, 2018


START TIME & LOCATION

Relay teams start at the same time and place as the full marathon: 5:00am on Ho’okele St in Kahului, Maui. It is recommended that you arrive to the race one hour before your race starts. If you are not at the start area when the gun is fired, you may not be allowed to start.

There is an 8 hour time limit for the full marathon relay.  Anyone on the course beyond the time limit will be picked up and brought to the finish area for safety reasons.

TEAM REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The Marathon Relay is limited to 25 teams and each team should consist of 4 members.  Teams with less than 4 members will not qualify for awards.

What’s better than running 26.2 miles? Running 26.2 miles with friends on Maui! Get a team of four together and run Hawaii’s only 26.2 mile Marathon Relay. We have 3 divisions in the Relay: All men’s division, all women’s division and a mixed division. Run the same course as the full marathon and enjoy 17 miles of ocean side running!

Team Captains or coordinators who are registering a relay team must be aware that as Captain or non-running coordinator you must be authorized by the participants to execute the Release on their behalf as their agent and your signature constitutes acceptance of the Release by you and by the participants on the team.  You are taking full responsibility for signing the electronic waiver on behalf of the participants when you sign the team up.  Please read the waiver carefully.

PACKET PICK UP

Team members must pick up their race packet at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa at the Valley Isle Ballroom during the Health and Fitness Expo.

Any race entry data changes must be done at the Solutions Desk during the Health and Fitness Expo hours. There will be no changes after expo hours.

RELAY SPECIFIC PACKET/GOODIE BAG INCLUDES: 

  • 5 Bib numbers with a timing chip fixed to one of them
  • Pins for bib numbers
  • One race belt
  • Relay schedule and instructions
  • Coupons and other items from sponsors

RACE BIB INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Your race packet will include a total of 5 race bibs.  Each runner must wear a race bib at all times.  The 5th race bib will have the timing chip fixed to it and the race bib will be attached to a race belt which must be handed off at each exchange point.   If this race bib does not cross the checkpoints on the course or the finish line your team may not get a time.
  2. Make sure your bib is pinned to the front of your body, not on your back or sides of your body.
  3. Your race bib must be worn in order to board the race shuttles to the start and exchange points.
  4. Make sure it is visible to race officials when on course and coming through finish line.
  5. Make sure your bib has your name on it and if you have any medical concerns race officials should know, please put that info on the back of your bib.

 

GETTING TO START LINE
Parking & Shuttle Information:

Teams are allowed to use their own vehicle for the relay – only one vehicle per team. Participants may be dropped off adjacent to the start line location on Ho’okele St., however there is NO PARKING for private vehicles at the start line area.  Teams must drop the 1st runner off and immediately proceed to the next exchange point at N. Kihei Rd.

If you are not using your own vehicle for your team, parking will be available at the Lahaina Civic Center located at 1840 Honoapiilani Hwy.  Shuttle bus service from the Civic Center will be available starting at 2:00 am to take you to the shuttle bus pickup point where you can board the appropriate shuttle for the start line. Only the 1st runner may board the shuttle to the start line.  All other runners must board their appropriate shuttle buses which will take them to their assigned exchange point.  Race bibs must be worn to board the shuttles.

Shuttle buses will leave at 3:00 am outside the ballroom exit of the Westin Maui Resort & Spa. Last bus will leave at 3:45 am.  Participants must arrive by 3:30 am to guarantee a seat.  The shuttle will take you to the start line on Ho’okele St. in Kahului.  Please do not be late as there are no reserve buses or additional transportation to the start line.

There is NO parking at the finish line area.  The driver of your team vehicle will need to utilize the Lahaina Civic Center parking lot and our shuttles to get to the finish line.  We strongly suggest you secure a room at the Westin Hotel Resort & Spa for your stay so that you will have a parking spot that is within walking distance to the finish line.

Participants needing a ride back to Kahului can board the shuttle bus at the shuttle pick up outside the Westin Maui Resort & Spa ballroom exit. Race bibs must be worn or available in order to board the shuttles.  The shuttles will drop participants off at the Walmart parking lot in Kahului.  Two shuttles will depart at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm only.


LEG 1 Start: Kahului (Ho’okele st) to Ma’alaea Park & Ride     

1st leg runner rides the full marathon buses in the morning leaving from the finish line area to the start. The buses start leaving the finish line at 3:00 am until 3:45 am.  Please do not be late as there are no reserve buses or additional transportation to the start line.

The start line on Ho’okele Street is just off the Hana Hwy. in Kahului.  Starting on Ho’okele street, runners leave the start line and head to the Ma’alaea Park & Ride on the corner of Honoapiilani Hwy. and N. Kihei Road, your first transition point.

Overall map of course with the relay hand off locations. Click the image for a larger map.

End of Leg 1: Ma’alaea Park & Ride


LEG 2 Start: Ma’alaea Park & Ride     

2nd Leg Relay Runners – Buses leave the finish line area at 4:30 am. and will take you out to your starting point. This bus will wait until the last 1st leg runners come in. After all 1st leg runners are on the bus they will be taken to the finish line.

The second leg will start at Ma’alaea Park & Ride which is on the corner of Honoapiilani Hwy. and N. Kihei Road.  From the Park & Ride runners head down Honoapiilani Hwy. and over the Pali to Papalaua Beach Park, your second transition point.

End of Leg 2: Papalaua Beach Park


LEG 3 Start: Papalaua Beach Park 

3rd Leg Relay Runners – Buses leave the finish line at 5:00 am. and will take you out to your starting point.  This bus will wait until the last 2nd leg runners come in. After all 2nd leg runners are on the bus they will be taken to the finish line.

The third leg will start at Papalaua Beach Park and runs North on Honoapiilani Hwy. to Launiupoko Beach Park,  your third transition point.

End of Leg 3: Launiupoko Beach Park


LEG 4 Start: Launiupoko Beach Park 

4th Leg Relay Runners – Buses leave the finish line at 6:30 am. and will take you out to your starting point. This bus will wait until the last 3rd leg runners come in. After all 3rd leg runners are on the bus they will be taken to the finish line.

The fourth and final leg will start at Launiupoko Beach Park and runs North on Honoapiilani Hwy. to the finish line at Kaanapali Beach Resort.

End of Leg 4: Kaanapali Resort – Finish Line


RACE TIMING AND RESULTS

You will receive 5 race bibs.  The chip timing tag will be on the back of one of the bib numbers that will be on a race belt.  This race bib must cross the finish line in order to get a time.

The marathon will have a several timing splits on the course.  You will not qualify for an award if you do not cross ALL timing splits on the course.  If you lose or do not put on your bib number, you will not receive a time.  Results will be posted at the finish line area post race, and online as you come thru the finish line.  Your team will be listed on the results with the name of your team, not with individual team member names.

Live Race Results are available at:
https://west.sportstats.ca/display-results.xhtml?raceid=45609