Run for the Whales

02/05/2011 (All day)
Makena Beach and Golf Resort, Makena

The Run for the Whales includes several races: a 5K and Half Marathon run, plus a 2K Keiki Race and a 5K Walk. It is hosted by the nonprofit Pacific Whale Foundation and takes place at the Makena Beach and Golf Resort in South Maui. You can register online at, or download an entry blank at

This is one of Maui's best attended running events, and features a great mix of Maui runners and visitors from around the world. There's professional chip timing for all the adult running events, a post-race continental breakfast and a free Maui Whale Festival t-shirt for all runners. Medals and lei are awarded three deep in all categories, including the overall top male and female categories in each race.

To learn more, call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or visit