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    (Pronounced hoh-oh-MOU, meaning to persist or persevere.)

    Saturday, May 4, 2024

    From the coast of West O’ahu and Hawai’i’s one and only waterfront recreation facility, Aloha Racing moves our 2nd annual Ho’omau 5K, 10K & Half Marathon to Wai Kai!  Along with its sister event in November, Makoa, these flat & fast courses get you up close and personal with the magnificent shoreline in Ewa Beach at One’ula so athletes can experience a connection to the water, land and rich culture of Hawai’i.

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    Psst… Ho’omau is an Endless Challenge event!  If you raced Makoa in November, you’re definitely going to want to click here to find out how we keep you motivated.

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    Features

    ♦ Experienced Race Director- Organization you can count on!
    With more than 100 events under the belt of our race director, your event will run smoothly. (Ha! No pun intended.)

    ♦ Finisher Medals- Custom, event specific designs!
    With distance specific ribbons for all, including the 5K.
    ♦ Cooling Towels- For an instant chill cuz you’ll have earned it… ahh!
    Dripping wet and ready to cool your core temp at the finish line.
    ♦ Souvenir Race Bibs- Event specific and personalized!
    Personalized for all who register by the advance pricing deadline… yet another keepsake to remember your day!
    ♦ Reusable Water Bottles- Filled, iced & waiting for you at the finish line!
    A great reminder to take the aloha spirit with you wherever you go!
    ♦ Race Shirts- The one you’ll want to wear EVERY day!*
    Gender specific and tri-blend for the perfect combination of moisture wicking and extreme comfiness.
    ♦ FREE Race Pics- Unlimited downloads are on us!
    Professional photographers at the finish line AND on course… enjoy!
    ♦ Gear Check- No trips back to the car for our athletes… no sir-ee!
    Leave it with us… we’ll keep an eye on it for you.
    ♦ Porta-Poos-A-Plenty- 3 Units for 500 people? What, are you crazy?
    Ever had to run without using a restroom because the lines were too long? Us too… ouch!
    ♦ Accurately Measured Courses- Race the distance you trained for!
    Not a little more and not a little less… we measure each course no fewer than 3 times before race day.
    ♦ Tons of Aid Stations- No need to carry any extra weight!
    An average of just 1 mile apart with first-aid, water, electrolytes and even energy in some cases!
    ♦ Medical Support- Nothing is more important than your safety! 
    Hopin’ these guys are really bored, but just in case… you’ll find our med crew at the start / finish AND on course.
    ♦ Disposable Timing Chips- No hassle at the finish line!
    And no fees if you forget to return your timing chip either… we don’t need it back.
    ♦ Electronic Results- No more endless sheets of data to sort through!
    Preliminary results will be live… just scan the QR code and bam, there you have ’em.

    ♦ Post-Race Meal- Breakfast burritos & chocolate milk!*
    Mmmm… recovery food, with vegetarian options available.

    ♦ 3 Deep Awards- Overall AND Divisions!
    Ten-year age groups from 0-99.
    ♦ Prizes, prizes- And more prizes, thanks to our AMAZING sponsors!
    If you’re registered to race you’re entered to win… no buy-in necessary.
    *Optional and available as an add-on when you register.
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    Benefitting Charity

    Dedicated in Support of Fur-Angel Foundation!

    Established in 2014, Fur-Angel Foundation rescues underprivileged, unwanted dogs and strengthens the human-animal bond in our community by
    educating the public about animal welfare.  Operating within a network of trusted volunteers who share a passion for giving dogs a chance
    at a life full of love, your donation will provide food, supplies and medical attention for those unable to help themselves.

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    We know money can get tight sometimes, but you can still help! Volunteers who sign up online can choose to have
    $25 added to the funds we send Fur-Angel Foundation!

    2024 Sponsors

    Jaco Rehab Kapolei’s licensed PT’s will be available
    for injury assessment and/or treatment on race day!

    Interested in promoting your business or becoming a sponsor?
    Click here to see how you can expand your business to a community that values excellence.

    Maps & Course Info

    Wai Kai / One’ula Beach
    91-1621 Keone’ula Blvd, Ewa Beach, HI, USA

    Athletes will leave the Wai Kai facility with a left onto Keone’ula Blvd, travel about 1/10 mile, then turnaround to pass by Wai Kai and continue to Kapolei Pkwy.  After a right hand turn, 5K Athletes will travel a short distance and turnaround to return the way they came, while 10K & Half athletes will continue to take a right onto Papipi Rd and some straightaway along our spectacular Leeward coast.  After turning around & heading back, 10K athletes will make their way to the finish with a left onto Keone’ula, while Half Marathon athletes will continue just under a mile along Kapolei Pkwy.  With a left onto Geiger and continuing onto Roosevelt, Half Marathon athletes will turnaround, return they way they came and make a right onto Keone’ula, looking forward to those cheers at the finish line.

    5K:100% AsphaltInteractive MapElevation Profile
          Course Records:  Male-  Val Umphress @ 20:04/6:26 (’23 Makoa)  |  Female-  Brooklyn Brown @ 19:50/6:21 (’23 Makoa)
    10K:  87% Asphalt | 13% Packet soft surfaceInteractive MapElevation Profile
          Course Records:  Male-  Adolar Freitag Jr @ 44:54/7:16 (’23 Makoa)  |  Female-  Teresa Allman @ 42:01/6:47 (’23 Makoa)
    Half:  94% Asphalt | 6% Packet soft surfaceInteractive MapElevation Profile
          Course Records:  Male-  Michael Cacal @ 1:26:17/6:36 (’23 Makoa)  |  Female-  Margie Cullen @ 1:28:53/6:47 (’23 Makoa)

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    Aid Stations

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    Pricing

    Premier: Open thru 12/4Early: 12/5 thru 2/4Advance: 2/5 thru 4/4Late: 4/5 thru 5/1Walk-Up
    5K$35$40$60$65$65
    10K$55$60$80$85$85
    Half$85$90$110$115$115

    Timing, finisher medals and cooling towels are included for all, while shirts and post-race meals are optional and available to add on when you register.
       Only those who register by 11:59p Tuesday, April 16th are guaranteed the option to personalize their bib and purchase a shirt or meal.   

    Individual Discounts – Code must be entered to receive discount.Group Discounts – System will apply discount automatically.
    US Resident5%US5Ohana (groups of 5-9)5%
    Kama’aina (HI Resident)10%KAMAAINA10Ohana Nui (groups of 10 or more)10%
    Active Military10%MILITARY10Multi-Event Discounts – System will apply discount automatically.
    Keiki (children 12 & under)10%KEIKI10Aloha Nui (2 or 3 events)5%
    Kupuna (seniors 65 & over)10%KUPUNA10Aloha Nui Loa (4, 5 or 6 events)10%

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    Volunteer

    Without volunteers, these events simply aren’t possible!

    From packet pick-up and registration to course marshals and meal service, there are tons of ways you can help.  Sure… when you volunteer, you can look forward to that warm & fuzzy feeling that comes by sharing so much aloha, but there’s WAY more to it than that.  There’s no experience necessary but space is limited, so please let us know you’re available right away!

    Receive FREE Entries
    Receive Fundraising Dollars
    Receive Class Credits
    Receives Donations
    Receive FREE Expo Space

    Sign up at least a week in advance to receive breakfast on us!

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    Event Schedule

    Thursday, 5/24:30 – 6:30pEarly Packet Pick-Up & Walk-Up Registration: Photo ID Required
    Location:  TBD
    Saturday, 5/44:15aVolunteer Check-In
    4:45aRace Day Packet Pick-Up & Walk-Up Registration Open: Photo ID Required
    5:30aHalf Marathon Pick-Up & Registration Close
    5:45aHalf Marathon Start
    5:45a10K Pick-Up & Registration Close
    6:00a10K Start
    6:00a5K Pick-Up & Registration Close
    6:15a5K Start
    7:00a5K Awards & Prize Giveaway
    7:30a10K Awards & Prize Giveaway
    8:30aHalf Marathon Awards & Prize Giveaway
    10:30a (ish)Volunteer Check-Out (could be earlier… about 45 min after our last finisher)

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    General Information

    Directions: Wai Kai is located on O’ahu’s leeward side, very near the coast in Ewa Beach.  Click the link in the maps section above for individual directions or just make your way to Ft Weaver Rd via H1 & head south.  Turn right on Keone’ula Blvd & travel about a mile west… you won’t be able to miss us.

    Parking: Parking will be on the mauka (North) side of Keone’ula, just past Laukapuna St and the small office building, but before the country club, then the 1/4 mile walk to the start line will be a great warm-up!

    Pricing: Pricing is slightly higher than for other events due to the sustainability mandates imposed by the venue.  Because you will be receiving finish line hydration in a reusable water bottle provided by us, please refrain from bringing any single-use plastic containers with you on race day.

    The above information is only that which is unique to this event.

    Please click here to review other general but important details and Aloha Racing Company Policies.

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