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      Makahiki Challenge (9th Annual) in Kaneohe

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      December 14, 2019

      Saturday   7:00 AM

      49-560 Kamehameha Hwy.
      Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

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      Makahiki Challenge (9th Annual)

      The 9th Annual Makahiki Challenge will be held at Kualoa Ranch on December 14, 2019. "Get Lepo" (dirty) at the state's First 5K Obstacle Mud Run, which includes 12 obstacles. This year, Makahiki Challenge is introducing the new Hooikaika Heat. Hooikaika means to make a great effort, word hard, strengthen and fortify. With this new heat, this 5K will put challengers through more physically demanding tasks between obstacles (possibly hill climbs, bear crawls and more carrying) and at the finish, challengers will get a special Hooikaika Finisher Medal. A Makahiki Challenge finisher will be rewarded with a finisher's medal, a cold Kona Brewing Company beer, and a concert featuring several local musicians. The Makahiki Challenge is open to anyone age 14 (will need a parent/guardian signature if under 18) and older and of all fitness levels. Participants can enter as individuals or join a team. Prices range from $84 - $100. To enter the Hooikaika Heat, the fee is $25 in addition to the admission price. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. Spectators can watch for $10. Parking is $20 (cash only). For more info, visit The event schedule is as follows: • 7:50 a.m.: Opening Oli • 8:00 - 8:15 a.m.: The Hooikaika heat (elite) and regular Hooikaika Heat (8:15am) will be timed. All other heads will not be timed. • 9:20 a.m. – 12:40 p.m: Heats to follow every 20 minutes • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Live musicians

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