Kona Marathon Events
We have partnered with the best hotel, condos and tour operators to provide you with the best deal when coming to the Kona Marathon Events on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Immerse yourself in the Spirit of Aloha, during your visit to Hawaii, the Big Island. With their unmatched location and tropical setting, Hilton Waikoloa Village® makes travel to Hawaii convenient and easy.
- Located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii, the Big Island
- Set amid swaying palms and tropical gardens
- 20 minutes from Kona International Airport (KOA)
Runner’s Rates and Hawaii Resident Rates are now available at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, our host hotel for the June 24, 2018 Kona Marathon Events at Waikoloa Beach Resort.
Athlete Rates for the Kona Marathon Events participants at Waikoloa Beach Resort – Hilton Runner‘s Rates
Hawaii Resident Athlete Rates for Kona Marathon Events participants at Waikoloa Beach Resort – Hilton Kamaaina Rates (Hawaii address required.)
Waikoloa Beach Resort
Located along the sun-splashed Kohala Coast, the Waikoloa Beach Resort offers a range of accommodation from a luxury hotel to family friendly condos. Come before or stay after the Kona Marathon and experience the wide variety of adventures and activities that will make your vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii most unforgettable.
Alaska Airlines is pleased to provide discounted travel to the Kona Marathon. Fly Alaska Airlines to Kona and save 5% on flights from any Alaska Airlines city (excluding Costa Rica, Mexico and Prudhoe Bay, Alaska). Simply click here and travel from June 17-30, 2018. The discount is automatically applied or enter ECMZ101 in the discount code box at www.alaskaair.com. Restrictions apply. See site for details.
Shops and Restaurants
A fun family life style resort destination shopping experience with something for everyone, visitors and residents alike, Queens’ MarketPlace within the Waikoloa Beach Resort presents an exciting collection of boutiques, galleries, shops and services, plus a delightfully diverse Ono Food Court, upscale restaurants and a full schedule of free Hawaiian cultural activities and entertainment.
Visit the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel website or call 808-880-1111 and ask for the Kona Marathon Rate.
Situated on the beautiful Kohala Coast the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel boasts 1,839 acres of oceanfront paradise and is perfectly nestled into the bluffs above sun-splashed Hapuna Beach. It provides guests with modern-day comforts amid a serene Hawaiian ambiance and has recently completed a room renewal to upgrade the look and feel of all of its suites & ocean front guestrooms. Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel offers an exceptional dining experience at its signature Coast Grille restaurant, and features Hawai‘iʻs most unique rounds of golf at its popular links-style, 18-hole course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay.
Take advantage of special Kona Marathon rates by clicking here. Please note this hotel is approximately 45 minutes driving from the start line of the Kona Marathon Events.
Ocean Sports loves the Kona Marathon!
From June 17th through June 23rd,
Kona Marathon participants and volunteers can save 20%
off regular fare on our award winning
Snorkel Adventure Cruise
Available Daily, Departing at 9:00 AM and Returning at 12:30 PM Regular fare: $157.54 for Adults Special Kona Marathon Fare: $126.03! Keiki 6-12 cruise for ½ price and Keiki 5 and under cruise for FREE!
Available Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday departing at 5:00 PM and Returning just after Sunset Regular Fare: $138.25 for Adults Special Kona Marathon Fare: $110.60! Keiki 6-12 cruise for ½ price and Keiki 5 and under cruise for FREE!
To receive your special fare, call us at 808.886-6666 ext. 1 and ask for the Kona Marathon Discount.
At this great rate, the special fare cannot be combined with any other discounts
or promotions, and all Ocean Sports reservation and cancellation policies apply.
Coola– Organic sun screen in every race bag.
Land Ahead Photography will be providing finish line photos for 5k, 1/4, 1/2, and full marathon runners. Photos will be available in 2-3 days after the event and digital images start at $9.99. For more information visit, www.LandAhead.com
The temperature will be warm and humid. Winds are generally light in Kona at about 15 mph (24 kph) and we’ve rarely had rain during the Kona Marathon.
Temperatures can climb into the upper 80’s during midday, add the humidity and it can make it feel even warmer. As always, on race day and the days before, make sure you hydrate properly.
Wednesday 06/20 10%
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
Thursday 06/21 20%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 88F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 06/22 10%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 89F. W winds shifting to N at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 06/23 20%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 88F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 06/24 10%
Mostly sunny skies. High 88F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday 06/25 10%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 89F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Waikoloa, Hawaii Forecast
High: 85 F / 29 C
Low: 72 F / 22 C
Rain: 0.46 inches / 12 mm