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Announcement: 2016 Portland Marathon Road Trip?

Road Trip to 2016 Portland Marathon

The Honolulu Marathon Clinic is exploring facilitating arrangements for group travel to the 2016 Portland Marathon.

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The Honolulu Marathon Clinic is for anyone planning to participate in the 2016 Honolulu Marathon. We include all levels of runners — and especially welcome first time marathoners. Our core activities are weekly clinics that begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. Sunday mornings from March 13, 2016 until the December 2016 Honolulu Marathon. Complete details on are on the Sunday Clinics page.

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Make-A-Wish Hawaii – Jingle Rock Run 2015

Aloha All,

With the holiday season fast approaching, we invite you to take part in the Make-A-Wish Hawaii Jingle Rock Run!

This is a 5k organized by Make-A-Wish Hawaii. All the proceeds go to granting wishes for children in Hawaii with life threatening illnesses.

The run is on December 20th, 2015! There is a Keiki sprint at 5:30 p.m. and a 5K at 6 p.m. Participants will be Running and Walking through the Honolulu City lights to music! There will be food and drink at the finish. The Jingle Rock Run starts and finishes at Iolani Palace. Sign up at

To encourage all Honolulu Marathon Clinic members to sign up, please use the promo code “HMC” for a $5 discount for you and your family. In addition,  join the “Honolulu Marathon Clinic” team when you sign up! The team with the most participants gets a fully catered party at Dave and Busters!

We will see you on December 20th for fun, food, music, and maybe a little running!


Todd Iacovelli
Local Runner and Coach at Punahou School

Sunday Clinic on 08-10-2104 is Cancelled

Due to tropical storms Iselle and Julio, the Sunday Clinic of the Honolulu Marathon Clinic scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on August 10, 2014 is cancelled. In addition Kapiolani Park will be closed that day by the City and County of Honolulu.

The following Sunday’s Clinic — which is the “Bus Run” — will be held as scheduled on August 17, 2014.

Dr. Jack’s “Big Talk”

Dr. Jack’s “Big Talk” – Marathon Week and Race Day
reported by Ro Kyte

The purpose of this talk is to get you through the Marathon. The marathon is in you; you are 100% done with the training [physical part], what is left is 90% psychology and 10% luck. [lucky weather, December can be hot] The Honolulu Marathon date was picked not for the coolest weather but for lowest visitor season. Lucky weather means no rain for wet shoes.

This talk takes you through next Sunday (race day) until noon; the talk the Sunday after that will cover the rest – what to do in the off-season, until the clinic starts up again the second Sunday in March. Continue reading