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    (Pronounced lou-LAY-ah, meaning friendship and good will.)

    Saturday, July 13, 2024

    It’s Time to Get Ready!

    Everything you need to know to have your best race is right here, so please read carefully.

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    Any changes to your entry and all signatures must be in place by 11:59p Wednesday, 7/10.

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    Athlete Guide

         Event Schedule     Course Details

    Mahalo for racing with Aloha… we’ll see you soon!

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    From the heart of O’ahu’s highly sought after Hoakalei community and Wai Kai, the west side’s newest recreation facility, Aloha Racing brings our 2nd annual Laule’a 5K, 10K & Half Marathon!  Along with its sister event in January, Akahai, these flat & fast courses include spectacular views of Ernie Els’ signature golf course (home of the LPGA LOTTE Championship), as well as O’ahu’s breathtaking Leeward Coast at Nimitz Beach.  Athletes will be embraced by the beauty of the island, creating memories to last a lifetime.

    ♦ 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 Protectors of Paradise!

    Working to protect the land and ocean from abusive or harmful activities since 2016,
    Protectors of Paradise has a passion for preserving the beauty of Hawai’i for future generations.

    On Earth Day 2023, over 90,000 pounds of rubbish were removed from areas
    surrounding our Leeward beaches… imagine how much more they could do with your support!

    Donate Now     Volunteer Now     Register Now

    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 Protectors of Paradise!

    2024 Sponsors

    Bringing an authentic Hawaiian Hula
    celebration to our 2024 award ceremonies!
    Jaco Rehab Kapolei’s licensed PT’s will be available
    for injury assessment and/or treatment on race day!
    Offering a discount of up to 20% off activities,
    plus 10% off your meal at The LookOut!
    Hawaii’s first fully custom music marquees and
    an all new photo op to remember your day!
    Look for a stockpile of Lululemon and
    other activewear in our Laule’a expo!

    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.

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    Maps & Course Info

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

    Athletes will start with a left onto Keone’ula Blvd, travel about 1/4 mile, then turnaround to pass by Wai Kai and the Hoakalei Country Club.  After a 2nd turnaround at the 1.75 mile mark, 5K athletes will return the way they came to head for the finish line, while 10K and Half Marathon athletes will turn right to head north on Ka Makana St.  Passing through the Hoakalei development will bring a left onto Geiger Rd and just over a 1/2 mile before 10K athletes turn around to head for the finish.  Half Marathon athletes will continue toward Coral Sea Rd to turn left and enjoy a straightaway surrounded by the natural beauty of the island, then be treated to a breathtaking view of the Leeward Coast before they head back.

    5K:  100% AsphaltInteractive MapElevation Profile
          Course Records:  Male- Samuel Rickerby @ 16:15/5:14 (’23 Laule’a)  |  Female- Krysta Adkins @ 19:58/6:25 (’23 Laule’a)
    10K:  81% Asphalt | 12% Asphalt w/ adjacent soft surface | 7% ConcreteInteractive MapElevation Profile
         Course Records:  Male- James Eggimann @ 36:32/5:53 (’23 Laule’a)  |  Female- Bonny Suski @ 40:02/6:27 (’24 Akahai)
    Half:  38% Asphalt | 58% Asphalt w/ adjacent soft surface | 4% ConcreteInteractive MapElevation Profile
         Course Records:  Male- Noah Hartlein @ 1:24:53/6:29 (’23 Laule’a)  |  Female- Amanda Beucler-Rapos @ 1:26:41/6:37 (’23 Laule’a)

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    Aid Stations

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    Premier: Open thru 2/13Early: 2/14 thru 4/13Advance: 4/14 thru 6/13Late: 6/14 thru 7/10Walk-Up

    Timing, finisher medals, cooling towels and water bottles 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, June 25th 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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    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!

    Learn More     Volunteer Now

    Event Schedule

    Thursday, 7/114:30 – 6:30pEarly Packet Pick-Up & Walk-Up Registration: Photo ID Required
    Wai Kai Surfside Lawn:  91-1621 Keone’ula Blvd, Ewa Beach 
    (Click or tap here for directions.)
    Saturday, 7/134:00aVolunteer Check-In
    4:30aRace 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
    9:45aCourse Cut-off / Finish Line Closed
    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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