Pre-Race Briefing Video

Briefing Sections with Links

Please watch the entire pre-race briefing. After watching, click on the timestamp listed below to review a particular section of the briefing:
0:00 Introduction
0:54 John
2:56 Book of HURT
3:24 General Rules
7:12 Managing Your Run
8:14 Course Records
9:05 Fun Run
9:35 Sunday Night
10:06 Bag Pick-up
11:21 Race Support Mahalo
12:18 Parking
16:26 Mandatory Race Morning Check-In
19:07 Drop Bags
20:14 Trail Marking
21:50 COVID Rules
23:10 Crewing
23:58 Pacing
24:53 HURT Safety Patrol
27:06 Aid Station Etiquette
27:43 Closing Words
28:12 Live Tracking Live Streaming Slide
28:22 Photo Slides From 2018, 2019, and 2020
30:14 Credits

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Bib Numbers

Bag Pickup – Mandatory

Race Morning Check-in – Mandatory

  • Between 4:30 to 5:45 am at Hawaii Nature Center – 2131 Makiki Heights Dr, Honolulu, HI 96822
  • Face Covering is required
  • Parking available beginning at 4:15 am in the small lot before the gate or at Halau Ku Mana parking lot. If the parking lots are full, park along the roadway making sure all wheels are off the pavement.
  • Must walk through gate up to check-in pavilion
  • Bring drop bags marked with your name, bib number and location for each aid station.
  • Follow signs for screening and check-in process:
    • COVID form submittal
    • Temperature check
    • Wristband
    • Bib Pick-up – must be worn on the front of your clothing
  • After successful screening and check-in, leave drop bags in appropriate piles for designated aid stations
  • Wait until 15 minutes prior to the start keeping distance from others and wait for instructions to assemble for the start
  • Prompt start at 6:00 am

Race Rules

  • Follow all rules included in the Book of HURT and the pre-race Briefing.
  • Face coverings must be worn at the start, in aid stations, and at times when physical distance is not possible.
  • Runner is responsible for crew and pacers compliance with race rules – reminder that all pacers MUST show proof of vaccination (if not already provided) and signed COVID forms, receive temperature clearance, wristband, and bib prior to starting pacing duties at an aid station.
  • Vaccination uploads submitted after Wednesday, January 12 will NOT be available to volunteers at the check-in. Pacers and volunteers will need to bring proof of vaccination to the check-in or they will not be cleared to participate. Click here to upload your vaccination documents by January 12.

Other Announcements

  • No post-race gathering this year.

Mahalo for believing in and trusting the HURT Ohana!  Have fun, be kind, and stay safe!