The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon will happen on Sunday, Sept. 4.
The race begins at 6 am in Po’ipū. According to the marathon web site, the programs comply with the contour of the scenic shoreline, providing magnificent views of the island’s seashores, volcanic peaks, and tropical rain forests.
“As daybreak breaks, runners expertise lush inexperienced vistas as they method the shade of the century-old Tunnel of Trees earlier than winding via misty Omao the place the half marathoners enter the Kukui’ula Resort providing spectacular ocean views for the previous couple of miles,” the web site describes. “The full marathon heads out to Lawai earlier than climbing to disclose beautiful ocean views on the high of Kalāheo.”
The remaining miles are a gradual descent again to the end line in Po’ipū.
On race day, there will likely be visitors in and across the Koloa, Po’ipū, Lāwa’i and Kalāheo areas. However, there will likely be some lane and highway closures between 5 am and 2:30 pm
The Kaua’i Police Department and Garden Island Security will monitor visitors circulation all through the course. Road closures embody the next:
- Access into Kōloa and Po’ipū will likely be restricted to Koloa Rd till 6:30 am From 6:30 until 8 am, there will likely be no inbound visitors apart from emergency autos into Kōloa and Po’ipū.
- Po’ipū Road will likely be closed from the Po’ipū Round About to the Kōloa Bypass, (Ala Kinoiki) from 5:15 until 6:30 am
- Ho‘onani Road will likely be closed from 5:15 am till 2:30 pm from Lawai Road to Kapili Road. Traffic will proceed to circulation in and out of the Sheraton Kauai Resort through Kapili Road.
- Kōloa Road inbound and outbound lanes from Highway 50 will likely be closed from 6:30 am till 1:30 pm.
- Lauoho Road, Waha Road and Pu’u Roads will likely be closed to through visitors from 7 am till 12:30 pm. All residents residing on this space are suggested to make use of excessive warning.
- Omao Road from Highway 50 to Kōloa Road will likely be closed to through visitors from 6 until 9:30 am. All residents residing on this space are suggested to make use of excessive warning.
- The Kōloa Bypass, (Ala Kinoiki), will likely be closed from 5:45 until 7:45 am
- Maluhia Road each inbound and outbound to and from the Kōloa Bypass via to Highway 50 will likely be closed to visitors from 6 until 8 am All visitors on Maluhia and the Kōloa Bypass (Ala Kinoiki) will return to regular shortly earlier than 8:30 am.
Partial closures embody the next:
- Highway 50 from Maluhia west to Omao Road will likely be restricted to alternating one-way visitors within the mauka lane from 6 until 9 am Traffic circulation will likely be monitored by KPD at each Maluhia and Omao Roads.
- Papalina Road from Waha to Pu‘u Road will likely be restricted to alternating one-way visitors within the mauka lane from 7 am till 12:30 pm Traffic circulation will likely be monitored by KPD at each ends.
- Kukui‘ula Bypass (Ala Kalanikaumaka) will likely be closed from 6 am until 2 pm Outbound visitors from the Po’ipū roundabout to Kōloa Road will stay open.
- The Po’ipū Roundabout will likely be closely impacted, and visitors will likely be slowed significantly from 6:45 am till 2 pm as runners enter the roundabout from Kukui’ula Bypass.
- Westbound Lawai Road and Spouting Horn visitors will likely be re-routed via The Shops at Kukui‘ula.
As runners retrace their steps through Papalina, Waha, Lauoho and Kōloa Roads, the roads will re-open as indicated above as soon as the entire runners have handed. While there will likely be some visitors circulation in and out of all of the Southshore areas, race officers advocate journey delimited in these areas from 5 am until 2:30 pm
Visitors and residents needing to achieve Līhu’e airport from the south or west aspect, are suggested to plan at the very least 1.5 to 2 hours of journey time.
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