Marathon, half marathon, 15km, 10km, and 5km races are held on the Hawaiian island of Maui, offering oceanfront and mountain vistas, as well as the opportunity to spot whales during the event


In brief

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14 January 2024 (Sunday)
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Number of participants: 1,500
marathon 2023 — 342
half marathon 2023 — 483
Course Record: —
Entry fee:
from $135 for the marathon,
from $125 for the half marathon

The Maui Oceanfront Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held on the island of Maui, state of Hawaii, USA. The official name of the event is Maui Oceanfront Marathon. Around 1,500 athletes participate in the marathon race and other competitions. In 2023, 342 runners completed the marathon, and 483 finished the half marathon.

The Maui Oceanfront Marathon is an official Boston Marathon Qualifier.

More about island of Maui and its attractions you may find here.

Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023

Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2019

Events and Activities

Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km (Maui Oceanfront Marathon)

The marathon race, covering a distance of 26.2mi/42.195km, starts in the morning at 4:00, 4:40 and 5:00 AM (main race) on 14 January 2024 (Sunday) from the north parking lot of The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea, HI 96753).

Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km

The half marathon race, spanning a distance of 13.1 mi/21.097 km, commences in three waves at 6:35 AM, at 6:40 AM, and at 6:45 AM on 14 January 2024 (Sunday) at 525 Front Street in Lahaina.

6.2mi/10km Race (10K)

The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 6:55 on 14 January 2024 (Sunday) at 525 Front Street in Lahaina.

Entry fee: from $65.

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The course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 runs north along the oceanfront, starting from Wailea and passing through Kihei, the Kealia ponds, the whale-infested Maalaea Bay, the Pali, Papalaua beach, Olowalu beach, Launiupoko beach, and Puamana Park, until reaching the south end of Lahaina, famous for its largest banyan tree in Hawaii.

The course mainly follows the shoulder of the road, as well as the sidewalk and bike path. The first 1.5 miles and the last 3.5 miles of the course are closed to traffic.

There are yellow paint course markers placed at every mile of the route, indicating the distance remaining.

For safety purposes, marathoners are required to have a headlamp. If needed, you can purchase a used headlamp for $10 at the packet pick-up.

Course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2024

Course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2024

Course altitude profile of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024

Altitude profile of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 course

The Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2024 is an out-and-back race, with its course coinciding with the last quarter of the marathon route.

The start line for the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 is located in the north parking lot of The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea, HI 96753).

Start and first 7 miles of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 course

Start and first 7 miles of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 course

The start line for the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2024 and the finish line for all the races are located on Front Street at the south end of Old Lahaina Town, near Malu Ulu Olele Park and the beachfront Kamehameha Iki Park.

You can find the official course maps of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2024 here.

The time limit for completing the marathon or the half marathon is 7 hours.

There are 18 water and nutrition stations along the marathon route and 9 stations along the half marathon route. These stations provide runners with drinking water, Ultima Replenisher isotonic, Cliff Bars, cookies, fruit, candy, and Clif Shot Bloks energy gel. Finishers receive snacks and Ultima Replenisher isotonic drinks.

Before the start on 14 January 2024 (Sunday), you can leave your personal belongings near the finish line in Lahaina, behind the Hale near the toilets.

The route of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), by the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field (USATF).


You can sign up for the races of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 online.

Online registration is open until slots are filled.

The entry fee for the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024 starts from $135.

The entry fee for the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2024 starts from $125.

The entry fees may increase as the race day approaches.

Discounts are available for members of certain clubs, active military personnel, residents of Maui, seniors over 60, and youth aged 17 and under.

You can switch to another distance online until 16 December 2023, with a surcharge if applicable, or at the Race Pack pick-up on 12-13 January 2024. Until 16 December 2023, it is possible to defer part of your entry fee to the following year. More info is here.

Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:

  • Bib number with a time measuring chip
  • Race T-shirt
  • Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
  • Bag deposit
  • Music and performance groups along the course
  • Finisher medal
  • License plate frame
  • Post-race shower
  • Recovery massage on first-come, first-served basis
  • Online race results
  • Digital race diploma indicating your finish time
  • Medical aid if necessary

You can pick up your Race Pack, including your bib number, at the following locations and times:
12 January 2024 (Friday) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Hale Pau Hana, located at 2480 S. Kihei Rd in the Wailea, Kihei area (2.8 miles on the Marathon route);
13 January 2024 (Saturday) from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the lobby meeting room of Pioneer Inn (658 Wharf St, Lahaina).

To receive your Race Pack, you must show your photo ID.

No health certificate is required to participate in any race of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2024.

Race Results 2023*

Men (marathon)
1. Guillaume Larose-Gingras (CAN) 2:42:11
2. Benjamin Kopecky (USA) 2:45:47
3. Cory Ramstead (CAN) 2:53:15

Women (marathon)
1. Adeline Vitry (REU) 3:11:24
2. Jill Ramstead (CAN) 3:11:48
3. Anna Ellis (USA) 3:15:14

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You can check your result and view the results of your friends and companions here.

Contact Information and Links

Organizer’s address:
Les Wright
2480 S. Kihei #28,
Kihei, Maui, HI 96753,
tel. +1 530-559-2261

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* The race information is obtained from publicly available sources and the official website of the event. To get the latest updates and ensure accuracy, we recommend visiting the official website. If you notice any mistakes, kindly email us at

Weather during Previous Races

Date: 15 January 2023
Scattered clouds.
Temperature: 18°C – 29°C (64°F – 84°F)
Wind: 22 km/h (14 mph)
Date: 16 January 2022
Partly cloudy throughout the day. Rain 4.7 mm (0.14 in)
Temperature: 16°C – 22°C (61°F – 71°F)
Wind: 4 km/h (3 mph)
Date: 17 January 2021 (race cancelled)
Rain until night, starting again in the afternoon. Rain 19.4 mm (0.77 in).
Temperature: 17°C – 23°C (63°F – 73°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (5 mph)

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Flights to Maui

From your nearest airport (based on your IP):

Prices are for round trip flights 12 January 2024 — 15 January 2024. Price information is automatically renewed. You may check flight prices for other dates here.

If over the past 6 years your flight within European Union, Turkey or to these countries was delayed for more than 3 hours or cancelled, if you missed a connection flight because of delay, if you were denied boarding because of overbooking you are eligible for compensation of 125—600 € according to European Commission Regulation 261/2004 and Turkish Regulation On Air Passenger Rights. You may check your case for free here, it takes 2 minutes. No fee is charged until the compensation is paid.


Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.

Accommodation on Maui

Find a hotel via online service that compares the most popular booking websites to get the best deal for your dates.

Have a look at what locals offer for a short-term rent. Such option may be cheaper, more comfortable and with better location than a hotel. You may book a room, an apartment or a house via airbnb.

Tours and Excursions

Other Races in January 2024


M — Marathon, 42.195 km
H — Half Marathon, 21.097 km

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