30,000 runners to participate in this year’s Honolulu Marathon

30,000 runners to participate in this year’s Honolulu Marathon
Thousands of runners took to the streets to run the annual Honolulu marathon. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Some 30,000 runners are expected at the 47th Annual Honolulu Marathon on Sunday.

That includes some elite athletes from Kenya, including Betsy Saina.

Her best marathon time is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

“I would love to win, but I don’t want to put a lot of pressure on myself," Saina said. "I want to have fun, enjoy the rest, and see what happens.”

The 26.2-mile race is in the fourth largest marathon in the nation. It begins at 5 a.m.Sunday on Ala Moana Boulevard and Queen Street.

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