Marathon, half marathon, 15km, 10 km and 5km races on the Hawaiian island of Maui with whales, beautiful oceanfront and mountain vistas

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In brief

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Date:
17 January 2021 (Sunday)
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Number of participants: 2.000,
marathon 2020 — 371,
half marathon 2020 — 478
Course Record: — (marathon)
Entry fee:
$120—150 marathon,
$110—140 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. About 2.000 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (371 runners completed marathon and 478 finished half marathon in 2020).

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

Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2019

Events and Activities

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

The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts in the morning at 4:00, 4:40 and 5:00 (main race) 17 January 2021 (Sunday) at Wailea Ike Dr in Wailea.

Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km

The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts in 3 waves at 6:35, at 6:40, at 6:45 17 January 2021 (Sunday) on 525 Front Street in Lahaina.

10km Race (The Maui Oceanfront 10K)

The 10km race starts at 6:55 17 January 2021 (Sunday) on 525 Front Street in Lahaina.

Entry fee: $75—105.

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Course

The course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 tracks north on the oceanfront from Wailea through Kihei, the Kealia ponds, whale infested Maalaea Bay, the Pali, Papalaua beach, Olowalu beach, Launiupoko beach, Puamana Park to the south end of Lahaina, famous for the largest banyan tree in Hawaii.

The course is on asphalt and the shoulder of the road with the first 1.5 miles and the last mile is closed to traffic.

There is a yellow paint course marker for every mile of the route, it states “mile to go“.

Marathoners need a headlamp for safety, you may rent one for $5 on race day.

Course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2021

Course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2021

Course altitude profile of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021

Course altitude profile of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021

The Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2021 is an out and back race, its course coincides with the last 1/4 of the marathon route.

Start line for the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 is at Wailea Ike Dr in Wailea.

Start and first 7 miles of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 course

Start and first 7 miles of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 course

Start line for the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2021 and finish for all the races is on Front Street at the South end of Old Lahaina Town, near Malu Ulu Olele Park and beachfront Kamehameha Iki Park.

You may find the official course maps of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2021 here.

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

18 water and nutrition stations are located at the marathon route, and 9 — at the half marathon route. The stations provide runners with drinking water, Ultima Replenisher isotonic, Cliff Bars, cookies, fruit, candy, Clif Shot Bloks energy gel. Finishers get snacks and Ultima Replenisher isotonic.

Before the start 17 January 2021 (Sunday) you may leave your personal belongings close to the finish line in Lahaina — behind the Hale near the toilets.

The route of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), by the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field (USATF).

Registration

You may sign up for races of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 online.

The online registration is open till the slots last.

The entry fee for the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
1—31 July 2020 — $120,
1—31 August 2020 — $125,
1—30 September 2020 — $130,
1—31 October 2020 — $135,
1—30 November 2020 — $140,
1—31 December 2020 — $145,
from 1 January 2021 — $150.

The entry fee for the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
1—31 July 2020 — $110,
1—31 August 2020 — $115,
1—30 September 2020 — $120,
1—31 October 2020 — $125,
1—30 November 2020 — $130,
1—31 December 2020 — $135,
from 1 January 2021 — $140.

You may switch to another distance (with surcharge if applicable) online till 15 December 2020 or at the Race Pack pick-up 15—16 January 2021. More info is here.

Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:

  • Bib number with 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
  • Shower after finish
  • Recovery massage on first-come, first-served basis
  • Online race results
  • Digital race diploma with indicated finish time
  • Medical aid if necessary

You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number:
15 January 2021 (Friday) from 9:00 till 13:00 at Wailea, Kihei area, 2480 S. Kihei Rd at Hale Pau Hana (2.8 miles on the Marathon route)
16 January 2021 (Saturday) from 9:30 till 17:30 at the lobby meeting room of Pioneer Inn (658 Wharf St, Lahaina).

To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo.

No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2021.

Race Results 2020*

Men (marathon)
1. Humberto Baeza 02:39:11
2. Nicholas Aubert 02:42:59
3. Adam Lazrus 02:53:53

Women (marathon)
1. Rebecca Dobbin 03:07:10
2. Rebecca Cooley 03:07:36
3. Amber Sublet 03:18:20

* Source: www.mauioceanfrontmarathon.com

Find your result and 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,
USA
tel. +1 530-559-2261

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* The race information is from publicly available sources and the official website of the event. Always check the official website for the most up-to-date information. If you see any mistake, please, write to admin@letsportpeople.com.

Weather during Previous Races

Date: 19 January 2020
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 18°C – 22°C (64°F – 69°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (15 mph)
Date: 17 January 2019
Rain throughout the day. Rain 15.2 mm (0.61 in)
Temperature: 16°C – 21°C (53°F – 69°F)
Wind: 24 km/h (11 mph)
Date: 14 January 2018
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 15°C – 19°C (59°F – 68°F)
Wind: 22 km/h (11 mph)

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Flights to Maui

From your nearest airport (based on your IP):

Prices are for round trip flights 15 January 2021 — 18 January 2021. Price information is automatically renewed. You may check flight prices for other dates here or use the search form in the right upper column (desktop).

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.

Insurance

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.

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Tours and Excursions

Other Races in January 2021

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

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