The Wilcox Health Sports and Fitness Expo opens its doors at The Grand Hyatt Kauai Grand Ballroom at 10am on Friday, September 1st. Race packet pickup and last-minute registrations are available until 6pm. Marathon logo merchandise is available alongside several other active lifestyle vendors from Kauai, Hawaii, and the Mainland on hand to share their products and services.
Saturday is a very busy day! We kick off with the 8th Annual Fun Run at 7:30 am. The Fun Run begins at the end of Poipu Road, just past the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. This is a 3-mile run that is led by marathon Host Bart Yasso and Kauai Marathon champion Tyler McCandless. Please park in the designated event parking lot on the left at the end of Poipu Road. Next, the 5th Annual Kauai Marathon Keiki Run presentedby Wilcox Health begins on the far west side of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa at 9:00 am. Each participant is guaranteed a medal and t-shirt if they pre-register before August 28th. On-site registration begins at 8am on race day and the races start at 9am. There is a 100-yard toddler trot for 2-4 year olds, a quarter-mile run for 5-7 year olds and a half-mile run for 8-12 year olds. The Wilcox Health Sports and Fitness Expo continues Saturday, opening at 9am with opportunities for walk-in registrations and race packet pick-up until 4:00 pm.
Finally, the main event! The 9th Annual Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, September 3rd beginning at 6am on Poipu Road and ends oceanfront at the Koloa Landing Resort. The marathon finisher’s party and awards ceremony begins at 8am. Race participants and supporters can enjoy food, refreshments, and live entertainment until the early afternoon.