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3 Races on tap for East Hawaii in January 2012 – Happy New Year runners and walkers!

BIG DOG’s New Year’s Day 5K  –  January 1st, 2012 starting at Coconut Island at 9 am

Start 2012 out right by resolving to improve your health and fitness needs. The 5K (3.1 mile) run or walk will start at 9 a.m. on New Year’s Day, from the parking area of Coconut Island.

The event is FREE – just show up prior to 9 am and sign in.  Groups wearing team shirts will have their photos taken and put on the Big Dog’s web site with the largest group receiving special recognition.

Post race refreshments by Big Dog Productions and complimentary Vidration Sports Drinks by Keith Aoki of Anheuser-Busch Hawaii, while supplies last.  For more information call 969-7400.

Date: Saturday January 7, 2012 – 8:00 am  BIRR host Hawaii Island United Way (HIUW) 5K

Hilo Course:Start at Lili’uokalani Park along Banyan Drive, Ice Pond, Kalanianaole Ave to turnaround and back.

Kona Course: Start at the Old Kona Airport along the walking/jogging path, Kuakini Hwy to turnaround.
 Entry Fee: $25 per person / $15 for students & those under 18, if entry form and payment is received or postmarked by 12/31/11.  $35 thereafter.
 Race Day Registration: $35 per person  Check-in: 7:00 am to 7:45 am
For more information, contact Alan Ryan at (808) 962-6044 or visit www.bigislandroadrunners.org Or the HIUW office at (808) 935-6393 or visit www.HIUW.org

 Saturday, January 21, 2012                      Hilo To Volcano 50k Ultra Marathon and Relay
Coconut Island, Hilo  to Cooper Center, Volcano
Start Time: 6:00am Ultra Runners / 6:30am Relay
Cost: $35 / $40 Late Reg / $20 Students  www.bigislandroadrunners.org


December 31, 2011 Posted by | Running on the Big Island | , , , | 1 Comment

Eight Waiakea Swimmers complete 100×100 yards in under 3 hours

 Congratulations to the eight Waiakea HS swimmers that  completed 100 x 100 yds in 2hours 35 minutes.

Patrick Peng, Chris Hu, Jayna Jobes, Adam Hill, Campbell Causey, Ren Kuwaye-Tamanaha, Madisyn Uekawa and Jin Harbour.

December 31, 2011 Posted by | Swimming in Hawaii | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment