Release Number: 22/14
WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, a long-standing sponsor of local sporting events, has signed on as the official hotel sponsor of the 2014 Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon. Runners will take their marks on April 13 for the 13.1-mile race that will take runners through Waikiki to downtown Honolulu and back, finishing with a loop around stunning Diamond Head toward Kapiolani Park, the traditional finish line for the Honolulu Marathon.
As the official hotel sponsor, Outrigger is offering participants and spectators special rates starting at just $105 per night at participating Outrigger and OHANA hotels in Waikiki, with each hotel conveniently located within walking distance to the race’s start and finish lines. Participating properties include Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Outrigger Reef on the Beach, OHANA Waikiki East, OHANA Waikiki Malia and OHANA Waikiki West. For reservations, log on to www.outrigger.com/actionsports.
As part of this year’s Hapalua, runners have the option to join a fundraising team and raise money for a cause. Participants who register as part of a fundraising team will receive a code for a discounted entry fee of only $20 (a savings of $95) for their fundraising efforts. Participants who register as part of a fundraising team will receive a code for a discounted Hapalua entry fee for their fundraising efforts. Participants using the code can run the 13.1 miles individually for only $20 (a savings of $97) or they can run on a relay team of 4-7 people for only $40.
“The Hapalua is the perfect opportunity for Outrigger to continue our commitment to local sporting events and encourage travelers to visit our islands to join the competition,” said Bitsy Kelley, vice president of corporate communications for Outrigger Enterprises Group. “We’re proud to be the official hotel sponsor of The Hapalua and a part of an event that provides participants not only the opportunity to compete but to raise funds and awareness for wonderful causes.”
For more information on The Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon, or to book your stay for the big day, click www.outrigger.com/outrigger-sports/hapalua.