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


In brief

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15 January 2022 (Sunday)
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Number of participants: 2.000,
marathon 2022 — 267,
half marathon 2022 — 389
Course Record: — (marathon)
Entry fee:
$140 marathon,
$130 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 (267 runners completed marathon and 389 finished half marathon in 2022).

The Maui Oceanfront Marathon is an official Boston Qualifier.

In 2021 the Maui Oceanfront Marathon was cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

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) 15 January 2023 (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 15 January 2023 (Sunday) on 525 Front Street in Lahaina.

6.2mi/10km Race (10K)

The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 6:55 15 January 2023 (Sunday) on 525 Front Street in Lahaina.

Entry fee: from $65.

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The course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023 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 “miles to go“.

Marathoners need a headlamp for safety, you may buy a used one for $10 at the packet pick-up.

Course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2023

Course of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon and Half Marathon 2023

Course altitude profile of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023

Altitude profile of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023 course

The Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2023 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 2023 is at Wailea Ike Dr in Wailea.

Start and first 7 miles of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023 course

Start and first 7 miles of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023 course

Start line for the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2023 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 2023 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 15 January 2023 (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 2023 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), by the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field (USATF).


You may sign up for races of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023 online.

The online registration is open till the slots last.

The entry fee for the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023 is $140.

The entry fee for the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon 2022 2023 is $130.

The entry fees may increase as the race day approaches.

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

You may switch to another distance (with surcharge if applicable) online till 16 December 2022 or at the Race Pack pick-up 13—14 January 2023. Till 16 December 2022, it’s possible to defer your entry to next year. 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
  • License plate frame
  • 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 13—14 January 2023 (Friday — Saturday). Please check the location of the pick-up desks and its working hours on the event website.

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

No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon 2023.

Race Results 2022*

Men (marathon)
1. Jerry White 2:56:52
2. Dan Crevier 3:08:02
3. Jeff M Harrington 3:10:35

Women (marathon)
1. Sara K Shonkwiler 3:16:52
2. Anna W Ellis 3:24:35
3. Sierra Kinworthy 3:33:08

* Source:

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,
tel. +1 530-559-2261

Social media:

* 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

Weather during Previous Races

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)
Date: 19 January 2020
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 18°C – 22°C (64°F – 69°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (15 mph)

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Flights to Maui

From your nearest airport (based on your IP):

Prices are for round trip flights 13 January 2023 — 16 January 2023. 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.


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

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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 2023

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

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