Hana Relay Announced for Hawaii

6 Jul, 2017

Valley Isle Road Runners proudly presents the 46th Annual Hana Relay on September 9, 2017 in Hawaii. Registration is now open.

Join us for an incredible fifty-two mile journey along 617 curves and over 56 bridges through the most breathtaking scenery in all of Maui. The 52-mile course begins in the Kahului Airport area and will proceed along the Hana Highway to the area below the Ranch Store, AKA the old fair ground. 

Start times will be at 15 minute intervals beginning at 5:15 a.m. SHARP! Teams will be seeded into one of 5 start times.

Each team should consist of 6 members. Teams consisting of fewer than 6 members will be placed in the Open Division. Team fees are based on 6 runners per team. Therefore, teams consisting of fewer than 6 runner’s must still pay for 6 runners. Each member MUST run 3 legs of the course (Approximately 2-3 miles a leg). 

VIRR MEMBERS will be refunded $25/member at packet pick up. Only one vehicle per team, 100-team limit for this race.

DIVISIONS: For purposes of competition and awards, divisions are:

* Men’s Open

* Women’s Open

* Mixed (2 or more members of the opposite sex)

* Men’s Masters (members 40 Yrs or older)

* Women’s Masters (members 40 Yrs or older)

* Mixed Masters (members 40 Yrs or older)

* Open

* Hotel/Restaurants

Captains will be required to pick up runners numbers, T-shirts, batons, vehicle placards, course rules, description and information at:

Ale House, 355 E. Kamehameha Ave., Kahului, Kahului, HI 96732, on the day before the race, September 8, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Extra T-Shirts may be purchased during packet pick up at the Ale House.

POST RACE FUN: Refreshments, live music, food and awards. A local charity will be selling food at the finish line area.

MOST SPIRITED AWARD: The Most Spirited Award will be given to the team that demonstrates good sportsmanship both on and off the course.  Extra points for creative van decoration and/or zany costumes.  No drug enhancements, please.

Information can be found here.


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