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New Headquarter Hotel Selected for Kona Marathon
New Headquarter Hotel Selected for Kona Marathon, the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay.
The Kona Marathon has entered into a long-term agreement giving us tremendous opportunities to remain the premier road racing event on the Big Island of Hawaii. By selecting the Sheraton Kona the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K will continue to experience portions of the Ironman course, including the famous "Lava Fields of Kona".
The owners of our previous headquarter hotel, the Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort, have announced that they will be closing the facility and returning the grounds to their original Hawaiian cultural roots. The Kona Marathon has enjoyed the last 19 years at this venue and wish their employees well in their future endeavors.
The Kona Marathon and Sheraton Kona are coordinating event logistics to ensure a seamless transition for the 20th Anniversary of the Kona Marathon and Family Runs on Sunday June 23, 2013.
For more details on the Kona Marathon weeklong events and lodging at the Sheraton Kona go to our web site www.konamarathon.com.
About Kona Marathon
Now in it’s 20th year the Kona Marathon is one of Hawaii’s premier road races. Founded in 1994 and based in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, it draws a worldwide attendance of participants, volunteers and spectators every year in June. Several national charities also use the Kona Marathon for fundraising for their organizations and causes.