After nearly 18 hours, 88-year-old man finishes Honolulu Marathon

After nearly 18 hours, 88-year-old man finishes Honolulu Marathon
Sadao Ito, 88, was the final finisher of the Honolulu Marathon. (Image: Honolulu Marathon/Facebook) (Source: Honolulu Marathon/Facebook)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - With a smile on his face, Sadao Ito crossed the finish line at the Honolulu Marathon — nearly 18 hours after he set out on the course.

He’s 88 years old.

Ito, who’s from Japan, was this year’s final finisher in the 26.2-mile course that winds through Honolulu, Waikiki and Hawaii Kai.

Ito crossed the finish line with a time of 17:50.52.

More than 20,000 people competed in the Honolulu Marathon and battled gusty winds to reach the finish line.

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