Frequently Asked Questions

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GENERAL

  • What is the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run?

    The 8.15-mile (13.12 kilometers) Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run—from Aloha Tower to Aloha Stadium—is one of Hawaii’s largest participatory races that has raised more than $10.9 million for Hawaii non-profit organizations serving our community, special needs programs, schools, educational programs, and athletics, sports, and youth programs and organizations.

  • What anniversary year is this?

    We celebrate our 32th year in 2016.

  • When is the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run?

    The Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run is on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 19, 2018, 7:00 a.m.

  • Who benefits from the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run?

    Some past recipients of Great Aloha Run charitable funds include:

    Aiea High School, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Armed Services YMCA of Honolulu, Arthritis Foundation, Child and Family Services, Hawaii Bicycling League, Hawaii Heart Foundation—AED Institute, Hawaii High School Athletic Association, Hawaii Lions Foundation, Hawaii Meals on Wheels, Hawaii Speed and Quickness, Kaimuki High School, Kick Start Karate, Lanakila Senior Center, Leahi Soccer Club,  Leeward Oahu Special Olympics, Lokahi Canoe Club, Moiliili Community Center, Nanakuli High School, Palama Settlement, Pu‘uhale Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Center.

  • Where can I find out more about the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run?

    Our website is a fabulous source of information, http://www.greataloharun.com. Our media friends in television, radio, and newspaper also help to keep you informed.

  • Where is your office located and what are your office hours?

    Our office is located in Honolulu at 418 Kuwili Street, Suite 102. Generally, our office hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Enter the building through the Phase 2 doors.

     

    Only street parking is available on Kuwili Street. Visitors making a quick drop off may park in front of the palm tree planters. Please do not park in the reserved stalls in front of the building.

     

    Visitor parking may be found by using the entrance from Kaaahi Street (off of Dillingham Boulevard). Our parking entrance is the last one on the right as you approach the end of the street. Look for the chain-link fence with dark green plastic. You may park in any of the visitor stalls near the parking entrance/exit, but not in any of the reserved stalls. Enter the building through the Phase 2 doors.
    Our office is closed from Friday, February 12 through Monday, February 15.

  • Why is it so hard to reach you by phone or to have my call returned?

    We sincerely apologize for the delay and thank you for your patience. Please understand that our office is mainly staffed by volunteers who try their best to promptly answer the phone while they attend to other tasks.

     

    The week before the race is an extremely busy one for us as we make our final race preparations.

     

    During the race weekend, February 12-15, we direct calls to a mobile phone monitored by a volunteer.

IN TRAINING WORKSHOP

  • How can I train for the run?

    We can help you get ready! Attend our free In Training workshops on Sundays, December 20, 2015  through February 7, 2016. Meet at Kapiolani Park Bandstand, 6:45 a.m. rain or shine.

     

    Come early to complete the waiver form, or download one from our website.
    Training is progressive and increases by distance and time each week. Each workshop is  comprised of an energetic warm-up, training run/walk by distance, cool-down, stretching, guest speaker, and question and answer session.

IN-TRAINING SHIRT

  • I missed the In-Training shirt pick-up deadline. Can I still get my shirt?

    We are unable to honor requests by those who missed the January 31 last day pick-up at The Running Room.

REGISTRATION

  • How can I register for the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run?

    We encourage you to register online at http://www.greataloharun.com. On-line registration is available through Friday, February 7, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time.

     

    You may use the entry form in our Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run tabloid or download an entry form from our website at http://www.greataloharun.com, and mail it with your payment to the Great Aloha Run, PO Box 29750, Honolulu, HI  96820-2150. Please complete an entry form for each participant. The mail in deadline is January 17, 2014.

     

    After February 7, 2014, you must register in person at the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Sports, Health and Fitness Expo, Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Avenue. Visit us:

    Friday, February 14, 2014 4 pm to 9 pm

    Saturday, February 15, 2014 9 am to 7 pm

    Sunday, February 16, 2014 9 am to 5 pm

  • What does it cost to register?
    Enter by     Jan 17, 2014 Enter by    Feb 7, 2014 Enter         Feb 14-16, 2014 Enter       Feb 17, 2014
    Baby in Stroller        4 years and younger $5 $5 $5 $5
    Keiki           5-12 years $25 $25 $25 $25
    Individual 13-64 years $35 $40 $50 $60
    Military     13-64 years $30 $35 $40 $60
    Senior              65 years and older $25 $25 $25 $25

    By mail through January 17, 2014: check or money order payable to Great Aloha Run.

    Online through February 7, 2014, 11:59 p.m. HST: Visa or MasterCard

    Expo, February 14-16, 2014: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, and traveler’s checks are accepted.
    Race Day, February 17, 2014 $60 cash only, no timing chip, t-shirt not guaranteed.

  • Do I need to register my child who will be in a stroller?

    Yes. Our race insurance and road permit require that all participants register and wear a race number. There is a $5 registration fee for stroller participants 4 years and under.

  • Can I register a friend or family member?

    You may submit an entry for a friend or family member. However, each adult entry must be signed by the applicant. Minors must obtain the signature of a parent or guardian.

  • How do I register as part of a Presidents’ 100 Club group?

    Obtain the 100 club code from your group’s coordinator and enter the code on the entry form. Please be aware that your group coordinator may have special instructions for submitting the form and for packet pick-up.

  • How do I register as part of a High School Challenge group?

    Obtain the school code from your school’s coordinator and enter the code in the “High School Challenge Code” on the entry form. Please be aware that your group coordinator may have special instructions for submitting the form and for packet pick-up.

  • How do I register as part of a Lucky 7 team?

    A Lucky 7 team is comprised of 7 individuals who must register online.

  • How do I register as a military entrant?

    Use our official entry form or enter online. The military rate is for any active duty/reserve/national guard, family member, or DOD civilian employee. Thanks to our generous sponsors, you pay a discounted rate. Be sure to circle your military branch of service. At the GAR Expo, you must present your military ID for the discounted rate.

  • How do I register as an elite runner?

    There is no special form to register as an elite runner. To qualify as an elite runner, you must have proof of a finish time that is:

    MALE: sub 47-minute finish time for 13K distance or 5:45 minute pace per mile

    FEMALE: sub 57-minute finish time for 13K distance or 7:00 minute pace per mile
    Present your proof at the Packet Pick-up Special Check-in. We will exchange your race packet for an elite race packet.

  • How do I register as a wheelchair or handcycle competitor?

    There is no special form to register as a wheelchair or handcycle competitor. However, you must go to the Packet Pick-up Special Check-in to receive special instructions.

  • How can I confirm that I am registered?

    Mail-in applicant: Please adhere to our deadlines. Mail-in entry forms should not be mailed after January 17, 2014.

     

    On-line applicant: Print your registration confirmation/receipt as proof of registration. Online registration ends on Sunday, February 7, 2014, 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time.

     

    To check whether you are registered, go to http://www.eventsonline.ca/events/GAR/confirm.htm and enter your name. Mailed registrations may take up to 2 weeks to post.

    To receive another emailed confirmation, go to http://eventsonline.ca/events/GAR/resend_email.php, type in the email address you used to register, and we will send you another email.

     

    All pre-registered participants will be issued a pre-race postcard. The postcards are mailed within 5-7 days before race day. However, pre-race postcards are not mailed to addresses outside the state of Hawaii. Out-of-state postcards are held at the GAR Information Booth at the Expo.
    You may always call our office at 528-7388 and we will do our best to assist you.

PERSONAL DATA CHANGES

  • How do I report a change of address?

    Please let us know as soon as possible so that we may update our records. You may call the office at 528-7388 or send an e-mail to registration@greataloharun.com.
    You may also report a change of address at the Packet Pick-up Help Desk.

  • How do I correct the spelling of my name or gender or age division or phone number?

    Please complete an edit form at the Packet Pick-up Help Desk.

  • I forgot to select a Finisher shirt size on my entry form. Can I change it?

    Up to January 29, 2014, we can make the change for you. Thereafter, please stop by the Packet Pick-up Help Desk for assistance.

  • I selected the wrong Finisher shirt size on my entry form. Can I change it?

    Up to January 29, 2014, we can make the change for you. Thereafter, please stop by the Packet Pick-up Help Desk for assistance.

  • I forgot to indicate an estimated finishing time. Can I give you one now?

    Up to January 29, 2014, we can make the change for you. Thereafter, please stop by the Packet Pick-up Help Desk for assistance.

REFUNDS

  • I can’t do the race. Can I get a refund?

    There are no refunds or other substitute t-shirts if you, for whatever reason, are unable to complete the race. The GAR charities appreciate your donation.

TRANSFERRING RACE NUMBER

  • I can’t do the race. Can my number be transferred to someone else?

    There are no transfers or other substitute t-shirts if you, for whatever reason, are unable to do the race. The GAR charities appreciate your donation.

INFORMATION BOOTHS

  • Where is the GAR Information Booth and what service does it provide?

    The GAR Information Booth is located at the Neal Blaisdell Center, 777 Ward Avenue on the main concourse between the Exhibition Hall and the Arena. The GAR Information Booth is staffed:

    Friday, February 12, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Sunday, February 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     

    The volunteers here:

    • provide general Expo information
    • provide general race information
    • verify race registration

    distribute pre-race postcards that have been returned to sender or have an out-of-state address

    • direct pre-registered runners who did not receive their pre-race postcards to the Diamond Parking attendant for a partial parking refund upon exit from the parking lot; runner must present parking receipt and a GAR parking coupon; a portion of the parking fee paid will be refunded
    • distribute edit forms for personal data corrections
    • distribute prize drawing form
  • Where is the Start Line Information Booth and what service does it provide?

    The Start Line Information Booth is located in front of Hawaiian Telcom at 1177 Bishop Street. The Start Line Information Booth is staffed on race day, Monday, February 15, 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. The volunteers here:

    provide general race information

    distribute race packets

    distribute safety pins

    register new participants ($60 cash only, no timing chip, no t-shirt guarantee)

    call for emergency medical assistance

  • Where is the Stadium Information Booth and what service does it provide?

    The Stadium Information Booth is located inside Gate 4 (south end of stadium) behind Sections A and AA at Aloha Stadium. The Stadium Information Booth is staffed on race day, 3:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The volunteers here:

    direct Stadium volunteers to meeting locations

    provide general race information

    distribute safety pins

    • provide directions to bus transportation

    call for emergency medical assistance

  • In the morning, the staff from the information booth is down at the bus pickup location with pins and band aids.

PACKET PICK-UP

  • When and where is Packet Pick-up?

    All Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run participants should pick up their race packets at the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Sports, Health and Fitness Expo, Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu. Packet Pick-up and Registration are in the Pikake Room.

    Friday, February 12, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    • Sunday, February 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    If you are part of a group, please check with your group coordinator beforehand for any special instructions.

  • My pre-race postcard hasn’t arrived in the mail. What do I do?

    We try our best to get your pre-race postcard delivered to you before the Expo. But if your card doesn’t arrive, you should go to the Expo to pick up your race packet. Pay the Neal Blaisdell Center parking fee and obtain a receipt. Stop at the GAR Information Booth located on the main concourse outside the Exhibition Hall. The volunteers will verify your registration and assist you with entry into the Expo.

     

    Your parking refund will be handled by the Diamond Parking attendant upon exit from the parking lot. Please present your parking receipt and the parking coupon from the pre-race postcard for a partial parking refund.
    Pre-race postcards are not mailed to addresses outside the state of Hawaii. Out-of-state postcards are held at the GAR Information Booth.

  • What happens if my race packet isn’t found?

    A Packet Pick-up team leader will help you and if needed, the leader will seek additional assistance from the Packet Pick-up Help Desk.

  • I can’t make it to the Expo Packet Pick-up. Can I have someone else pick up my race packet?

    Yes. The individual must have your pre-race postcard. Or the individual may present his/her picture ID and a letter from you authorizing him/her to pick up your race packet.

  • I missed the Expo Packet Pick-up. How do I get my race packet?

    Your last chance to pick up your race packet is on Monday, February 16, 2014, 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. in front Hawaiian Telcom at 1177 Bishop Street. Please bring your pre-race postcard or a picture ID.

  • I am an elite runner. Why do I need to go through a special check-in at Packet Pick-up?

    The special check-in allows us to verify your elite status and to exchange your race packet for an elite race packet. The elite race number confirms your up-at-front status.

  • I am a wheelchair (or handcycle) competitor. Why do I need to go through a special check-in at Packet Pick-up?

    The special check-in allows us to provide you with special instructions. We will also provide you with one (1) Stadium Floor ID badge so that your personal assistant can greet you at the Finish Line and assist you through the Finish area.

  • How can I make a personal data (i.e., name, address, gender, birthdate, phone number) change?

    Please complete an edit form at the Packet Pick-up Help Desk.

  • Can my number be transferred to someone else?

    There are no transfers or other substitute t-shirts if you, for whatever reason, are unable to do the race. The GAR charities appreciate your donation.

  • Where do I pick up the medal I ordered?

    If you elected to pick up your medal, your medal is available for pick-up at the GAR Store located near the Pikake Room (Packet Pick-up).

     

    For those who paid the medal mailing fee, your medal will be mailed after the race.
    The Packet Pick-up Help Desk can confirm whether you paid for a medal and any shipping fee.

  • Can I pick up my medal at Aloha Stadium?

    Yes. Please see the volunteer at the medal table beyond the t-shirt distribution area. Medals at the Stadium are only for those who paid for a pre-order.

  • Where can I pick up my shirt from the radio station?

    Please go to the radio station’s booth in the Exhibition Hall.

  • Where can I pick up my Presidents’ 100 Club goodie bag?

    Please go to the Presidents’ 100 Club booth in the Exhibition Hall.

EXPO

  • Where and when is the Expo?

    The Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run Sports, Health and Fitness Expo is at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu.

    Friday, February 12, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Sunday, February 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    All Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run pre-registered participants receive free parking at the Blaisdell and free entry into the Expo.

  • What is the Expo?

    The Expo is a showcase of services and products for adventure, action sports, leisure activities, health and wellness, and financial fitness. This year we feature zones for keiki fun, action sports, pets and people, food pavilion, health and wellness, and financial fitness.

  • Can non-Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run participants go to the Expo?

    Yes! Non-participants must pay their own parking fee to park at the Blaisdell Center and pay an Expo entry fee.

     

    Diamond Parking fees are:

    Before 4 p.m.: $6

    After 4 p.m.: $7

     

    Expo entry fees are:

    General: $4

    Active Duty Military and Dependents: $2

    Seniors, age 65 and older:

    Keiki, age 12 and under with a paying adult: FREE

  • What special events are happening at the Expo?

    TBA

  • Where is vendor x located in the Expo?

    You may inquire about vendor locations at the GAR Information Booth located on the main concourse between the Exhibition Hall and the Arena.

  • Where do I go for help at the Expo?

    Help is available in two (2) locations for different purposes:

    GAR Information Booth, main concourse between the Exhibition Hall and Arena: general Expo information, general race information, registration verification, pre-race postcard distribution, race entry form distribution, personal data corrections, prize drawing form distribution.

    Expo Packet Pick-up Help Desk: general Expo information; general race information; registration, payment, and race packet solutions; personal data corrections.

  • I have already picked up my race packet. Can I attend the Expo another day?

    Please do. However, you will need to pay for your parking and entry into the Expo. Expo entry tickets may be purchased at the NBC Box Office. Free for seniors 65 years and older and keiki 12 years and younger accompanied by a paying adult.

  • How do exhibitors/presenters/performers enter the Expo?

    All exhibitors/presenters/performers must wear the colored wristband designated for the day of entry.

    Friday:

    Saturday:

    Sunday:

     

    For pre-show entry to the Exhibition Hall, use:

    Thursday, February 11: Rear doors.

    Friday, February 12: Rear doors.

    Saturday, February 13: East concourse doors. (East concourse doors are used for pre-show entry as the Keiki GAR Post-race Festivities are set up at the rear.)

    Sunday, February 14: Rear doors.
    For entry to the Exhibition Hall during show times, use the rear doors.

  • How do I get more wristbands?

    Please contact your booth coordinator.

PRE-RACE DROP-OFFS AND POST-RACE PICK-UPS

  • Where can my family member or friend drop-off a participant downtown?

    Generally, Downtown streets from Beretania Street to Nimitz Highway/Ala Moana Boulevard and from Punchbowl Street to Bishop Street are closed to vehicle traffic from 4:00 a.m. The Honolulu Police Department will control local traffic access.

  • Where can my family member or friend drop-off or pick-up a participant at Aloha Stadium?

    The gates on the Halawa side of the Stadium, off Kahuapaani Highway remain open all morning to drop off and pick up runners.
    The Salt Lake Boulevard gates are closed to cars at 6:30 a.m. for runners’ safety.

BUS SHUTTLES

  • What time is the pre-race bus shuttle service from Aloha Stadium?

    Service is provided from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Bus will NOT be held for late participants.

    Pick-up is at the Aloha Stadium Upper Halawa lot along Salt Lake Boulevard.

    Drop-off is at Vineyard Boulevard at Central Middle School.

     

    Handivan service is provided from 4:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.

    Pick-up is at the Aloha Stadium circular road on Red Zone fronting the Stadium Box Office.

    Drop-off is at Vineyard Boulevard at Central Middle School.

  • What time is the pre-race bus shuttle service from Waikiki?

    Service is provided from 4:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Bus will NOT be held for late participants.

    Pick-up is at the Sheraton Waikiki Bus Depot.

    Drop-off is at Vineyard Boulevard at Central Middle School.

  • What time is the post-race bus shuttle service from Aloha Stadium to Downtown?

    Service is provided from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Pick-up is at the Aloha Stadium circular road by Sections 9E and 10E.

    Drop-off is near Bank of Hawaii at Bishop and King Streets.

     

    Handivan service is provided from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Pick-up is at the Aloha Stadium circular road on Red Zone fronting the Stadium Box Office.

    Drop-off is near Bank of Hawaii at Bishop and King Streets.

  • What time is the post-race bus shuttle service from Aloha Stadium to Waikiki?

    Service is provided from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Pick-up is at the Aloha Stadium circular road by Sections 9E and 10E.

    Drop-off is near the Sheraton Waikiki parking area. (Location is subject to change depending on construction detours on race day.)

  • Is a bus shuttle available for disabled riders?

    Handicap vans are provided from Aloha Stadium only. The pick-up point is the circular road on the Red Zone fronting the Stadium Box Office.

    Pre-race: 4:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.

    Post-race: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Are any buses provided for military participants?

    Only Sounds of Freedom participants are provided with bus transportation from their bases to Downtown Honolulu and a return trip to their bases. Typically, Sounds of Freedom participants are from Schofield, Wheeler, and Kaneohe. Departure and return times are controlled by the military units. No family members are permitted on these buses.
    Post-race buses for Sounds of Freedom participants depart from the Kam lot in the Stadium Parking lot.  The Kam Lot is the triangle lot outside and to the right of the main gate at the corner of Kamehameha Hwy and Salt Lake Blvd.

  • Can I ride the bus shuttle even if I didn’t sign up for it?

    As long as you are wearing your race number, you may use our bus shuttles. If you have yet to pick up your race packet, please inform a bus shuttle volunteer; you will be permitted on the bus shuttle.

  • Can I ride the bus shuttle even if I am making a change to my sign up (e.g., before/after, Stadium/Wakiki)?

    As long as you are wearing your race number, you may use our bus shuttles. If you have yet to pick up your race packet, please inform a bus shuttle volunteer; you will be permitted on the bus shuttle.

  • Are strollers permitted on the bus shuttles?

    We can accommodate all types of strollers on our bus shuttles.

PARKING

  • Where can I park on race day?

    Drive if you must. Carpooling is strongly advised!

     

    Aloha Stadium

    There is free parking at Aloha Stadium. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Gates open at 3:30 a.m. Please follow the instructions of the parking attendant. You should safely store all valuables and lock your vehicle before leaving the area. Don’t forget your race number!

     

    The Salt Lake Boulevard gates are closed to cars at 6:30 a.m. for runners’ safety. The gates on the Halawa side of the Stadium, off Kahuapaani Highway remain open all morning to drop off and pick up runners.

     

    Downtown

    Parking is available on side streets and in most municipal parking lots. Check posted signs.
    Generally, Downtown streets from Beretania Street to Nimitz Highway/Ala Moana Boulevard and from Punchbowl Street to Bishop Street are closed to vehicle traffic from 4:00 a.m. The Honolulu Police Department will control local traffic access. Please keep in mind that you may not be able to easily access downtown office parking garages.

START LINE

  • How does the race start?

    Staging is by color. Volunteers will direct you from the staging area onto Nimitz Highway at the appropriate time; please follow their instructions.

     

    WHITE (Wheelchair and Handcycle Competitors): Stage on Bethel Street between Queen and Merchant Streets. Silent start at 6:53 a.m.

     

    SOUNDS OF FREEDOM (Military units in formation): Stage on Punchbowl Street with your unit. Silent start at 6:53 a.m.

     

    WHITE (Elites): Stage on Bethel Street between Queen and Merchant Streets. Start time: 7:00 a.m.

     

    YELLOW: Stage on Bishop Street. Start time: 7:00 a.m.

     

    GREEN: Stage on Bishop Street behind Yellow. Start time: 7:00 a.m.
    PINK (including walking strollers, assisted wheelchairs, walking stick participants, and participants with service dogs): Stage on Alakea Street between Queen and Merchant Streets. Start time: 7:00 a.m.

  • What is there to do at the staging area?

    Participants pass the time with conversation, a little nap, warm-up exercises and stretches, eating, standing in line for the porta-pottie, photo-taking, and more!

  • I have a yellow number and my friend has a pink one. Can we start together?

    You can always start with a color group that is behind your assigned color. The order of runners is: white (wheelchair and handcycle competitors, elite), yellow, green, and pink.

  • I’m pushing a stroller. I have a yellow number and timing chip. My child who will be in a stroller has a pink number and no timing chip. Where do we start?

    All strollers and their operators must start with the pink group.

  • Why must we walk our racing stroller?

    Please understand that safety is our first concern—for the child in the stroller, its operator, and for the participants and volunteers who are nearby. We are always open to suggestions on how to address the participation of racing strollers; we’d love to receive any written suggestions you may have for next year’s race.

  • What is the Stroller Derby?

    The Stroller Derby is a fun race-day event for our youngest participants while they wait for the race to begin. All stroller riders are invited to join us for play and drawing activities, juice, and snacks. Find us on Alakea Street between Merchant and Queen Streets, beginning at 5:00 a.m.

THE COURSE

  • What is the course like?

    The 8.15-mile course is relatively flat. It starts at Aloha Tower in downtown Honolulu, winds its way along the historic Honolulu Harbor, down Nimitz Highway, Kamehameha Highway, and finishes in Aloha Stadium.

  • Are there mile markers on the course?

    Yes.

  • Where are the Aid Stations on the course?

    There are 3 aid stations on the course:

    • Aid Station #1: Located at the 1.5-mile marker (approximate), Nimitz Hwy in front of Puuhale Elementary School.
    • -Aid Station #2: Located at the 3-mile marker (approximate), Ewa side of Puuloa Road.
    • Aid Station #3: Located at the 5-3/4 mile marker (approximate), corner of Valkenburg, before exiting Nimitz Highway.
    • Aid Station #4: Located at the 7-mile marker (approximate), Kamehameha Highway at PACFLT Headquarters.

    Water is available at each of the Aid Stations.

  • Who do I see for medical attention during the race?

    Medical assistance is provided at each of the Aid Stations and at the Stadium. Please do not delay seeking help from a volunteer.

  • If I can’t continue the race, how do I get assistance?

    Please seek help from a volunteer.

  • Are there any restrooms along the course?

    Portable “restrooms” are located:

    Bishop Street, in front of Bank of Hawaii

    Alakea Street, Diamond head side of First Hawaiian Bank

    Punchbowl and Queen Streets (for Military)

    Nimitz Business Center

    Aid Stations #2, #3, #4

    • Aloha Stadium parking lot
  • What entertainment is on the course?

    There is musical entertainment provided by schools, radio stations, and other groups.

FINISH

  • What do I do once I cross the finish line?

    Please follow the instructions of our volunteers. Refreshments and your finisher’s shirt await you on the outside of the Stadium. Meet your family and friends in the stadium stands, give yourself a well deserved rest, enjoy the entertainment, and be on alert for our prize giveaways.

  • What are the post-race refreshments?

    Participants receive water, bananas, snack mix from Alaska Airlines and much much more.

  • I forgot to pick up my medal at Expo. Is medal pick-up available at the Stadium?

    See the volunteer at the medal table beyond the t-shirt distribution area. Medals at the Stadium are only for those who paid for a pre-order. You may also call the Great Aloha Run Office after February 18 regarding medal pick-up.

  • What is the Stadium Party?

    The Stadium Party is a several hours long celebration. From the stadium stands, you have a fantastic view of the finish line and entertainment stage. Cheer on the finishers, enjoy the awards ceremony and entertainment, be on alert for the prize giveaways, and don’t miss the high school team spirit and relay challenge.

  • Can my friend (or family member) who is not entered in the race attend the Stadium Party?

    Yes. There is no charge for attending the Stadium Party.

  • Is there a reunion area?

    There is no designated reunion area. We advise you to make your reunion plans in advance and to communicate your plans to all in your group.

  • How do I report a lost child/parent at the Stadium? Where do I meet my lost child/parent in the Stadium?

    Please see the volunteers in Section AA fronting the entertainment stage.

FINISHER SHIRT

  • Where are the youth shirts distributed?

    Youth shirts are available at the T-shirt Trouble Table located beyond the main t-shirt distribution tables.

  • I forgot to select a Finisher shirt size. Can I change it?

    A change can be made before

  • I selected the wrong Finisher shirt size. Can I change it?

    Size selection is final. When an applicant forgets to indicate a t-shirt size, we automatically default the applicant to an Adult Large. A change can be made, but you must wait until after you’ve finished the race at Aloha Stadium. Pick up the size stated on your t-shirt tag, then go to the t-shirt swap at Orange Section E inside the Stadium. It is here that you may swap your shirt with another participant.

  • If there are no shirts available in my size, can I get a raincheck?

    Please check with volunteers at the T-shirt Trouble Table.

  • If I can’t do the race, can I still get a Finisher shirt?

    Finisher shirts are for finishers only.

RACE RESULTS

  • Can I print out a finisher’s card?

  • I didn’t get a finisher postcard. Why?

SILVER STREAKS WALK

  • When is the Silver Streaks Sunrise Walk?

    The Silver Streaks Sunrise Walk is at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The 2-plus mile course takes participants around Ala Moana Park. Number distribution begins at 6:45 a.m. at McCoy Pavilion.

  • How can I register for the Silver Streaks Sunrise Walk?

    The entry form may be downloaded from our website, http://www.greataloharun.com. It may also be found in the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run tabloid available at most gyms and sports and running stores. Mail your entry and payment to Silver Streaks, PO Box 235855, Honolulu, HI  96823. The postmarked deadline is January 26, 2014 to guarantee t-shirt size.
    Entries are also accepted on race day beginning at 6:45 a.m.

  • What does it cost to enter the Silver Streaks Sunrise Walk?

    Seniors 55 years of age and older pay $15 when registering by February 1, 2014. The fee is $20 for those registering February 2, 2014 or later; T-shirt size not guaranteed.

  • Where can I get more information about the Silver Streaks Sunrise Walk?

    Call the Hawaii Recreation and Park Association at 733-7371. If there is no answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call.

KEIKI RUN

  • When is the Hawaii 5210 Let’s Go Keiki Run?

    The Hawaii 5210 Let’s Go Keiki Run begins at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2014.  The course is 1.5 miles around the block bordering the Neal Blaisdell Center.

  • How can I register for the Keiki Great Aloha Run?

    Registration is online at https://flpregister.com/67. Service fees apply.

    Program begins at 7:30 a.m.

    Race starts at 8:15 a.m.

  • What does it cost to enter the Keiki Great Aloha Run?

    $15 for each participant

  • When is packet pick-up?

    Individual and team packet pick-up is ONE DAY ONLY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., The Running Room, 819 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu.

  • Are there pre-race activities?

    Yes. NBC parking is available from 7:15 a.m. on race day. Pre-race activities begin at 7:30 a.m.

  • When are the post-race festivities?

    Beginning at 8:15 a.m., participants may enjoy a healthy breakfast, the awards presentation, and random prize drawings.

  • Where can I get more information about the Keiki Great Aloha Run?

    www.hawaii5210.org

VOLUNTEERING

  • How can I volunteer for the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run?

    We applaud your community spirit! Individuals and groups are invited to join our volunteer ‘ohana. A volunteer form may be completed and submitted online at http://www.greataloharun.com. It can also be found in the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run tabloid which is available at most gyms and sports and running stores; please fax the form to us at 528-7392. You should submit your form as soon as possible, so that we can confirm your assignment. For those individuals who wish to volunteer for multiple areas, please submit a separate form for each area.

  • How will I be informed about my assignment?

    If you are part of a group, please check with your group coordinator. Your coordinator will have details about your placement, where and when to report, how to gain access to your meeting place, and parking arrangements, if any.
    If you are not part of a group, an area coordinator will contact you.

  • Will I receive training?

    Most areas will hold an on-site briefing. We have many veteran volunteers who will help to guide you.