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Volcano’s ‘Ohi’a Lehua Runs
July 29, 2023
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About The Volcano’s ‘Ohi’a Lehua Runs
The Ohi’a Lehua Runs Half Marathon in Volcano, Hawaii is an event not to be missed! Taking place on July 29th, 2023, this race offers participants a unique and breathtaking route along the slopes of Kilauea volcano. The course starts at the historic Volcano Village located on the edge of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. From there, runners will make their way up through rolling hills and lush rainforests before entering onto parts of the lava fields from previous eruptions. With every mile comes new views from different vantage points overlooking various craters as well as incredible vistas across Mauna Loa to Hilo Bay.
The typical weather during this time of year is usually mild with temperatures ranging between 65-80 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the day so it is perfect for running conditions. There are also plenty of breezes which help keep you cool while running through some pretty intense terrain over a few challenging climbs and descents that add excitement to your run.
In addition to enjoying all these amazing sights as you go, one can expect friendly crowds lining up along most sections cheering on runners giving them that extra boost they need when tackling those inclines or long stretches in between aid stations providing refreshments and snacks throughout the course. As for any special features about this half marathon – it’s definitely worth noting that it takes place within walking distance from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park where visitors can explore an array of cultural attractions such as museums or take part in guided activities like lava tube tours around Halemaumau Crater!
Overall, if you’re looking for a unique adventure unlike any other race out there then put Ohia Lehua Runs Half Marathon on your list! With its stunning scenery and delightful weather you won’t regret taking part in this unforgettable experience!