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Last-place marathoner reunites with Hawaii helper

  • COURTESY RICHARD KIYABU

    Ayako Hayashi, the last-pace finisher of the 2017 Honolulu Marathon, poses with husband Sekizo, left, and Richard Kiyabu Jr. in Japan. Kiyabu was among several strangers who stopped to help Hayashi finish the Honolulu Marathon.

  • COURTESY PHOTO

    Ayako Hayashi and husband Sekizo pose with some of her many supporters after her last-place finish in the 2017 Honolulu Marathon.

The first time Richard Kiyabu Jr. saw Ayako Hayashi, he wasn’t sure she was going to make it. Read more

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