The modern Ekiden is a popular long distance relay race held all over Japan.
Origins of the sport date back to when a messenger would deliver a message to another messenger until it reached its final destination.
The Honolulu Ekiden is a 26.2-mile (42.195 km) course divided into six sections.
Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival
The Honolulu Ekiden experience culminated in a music festival held on the beach in Waikiki following the race as part of the Sunset on the Beach concert series.
Q. When is the 2017 Honolulu Ekiden?
A. Sunday, May 21, 2017 starting at 5:30 a.m.
Q. How can I sign up for the 2017 Honolulu Ekiden?
A. ENTER ONLINE: Go to Registration form
Honolulu Ekiden Foundation
2250 Kalakaua Avenue, Suite 406
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
LATE REGISTRATION: May 21, 2016 at the Honolulu Ekiden Expo
Q. Is there a qualifying time for the Honolulu Ekiden?
A. The Honolulu Ekiden does not require a qualifying time.
Q. What does it cost to enter?
A. Please fill out the form below to register.