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Honolulu Marathon is valued staple


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 08, 2012

~~<p>Sunday morning, a near-record number of racers will take part in the 40th running of the Honolulu Marathon. With registration passing the 30,000 mark, the event nears its high mark of 33,000 competitors, set in 1997.</p>
<p>The arrival of so many visitors has been embraced by the state as a boon to tourism, but it's a seminal personal achievement for its many participants, some of whom have been training for the better part of a year to take this on. On any level, the marathon has to be seen as a huge success.</p>
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Sunday morning, a near-record number of racers will take part in the 40th running of the Honolulu Marathon. With registration passing the 30,000 mark, the event nears its high mark of 33,000 competitors, set in 1997.

The arrival of so many visitors has been embraced by the state as a boon to tourism, but it's a seminal personal achievement for its many participants, some of whom have been training for the better part of a year to take this on. On any level, the marathon has to be seen as a huge success. Login for more...



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