800 athletes expected to swim, bike, run Sunday
About 800 participants will be filling the beaches and streets near and around Waikiki and East Honolulu for Sunday's 26th annual Tinman Triathlon. The race begins at 5:45 a.m.
Athletes ranging in all levels of ability will swim 750 meters at Queen's Surf Beach, bike 40 kilometers from Kapi'olani Park, through Kahala, out to Hawai'i Kai and looping back to Kapi'olani Park, and complete the event with a 10-kilometer run from Kapi'olani Park, around Diamond Head, through Kahala and finishing back at Kapi'olani Park.
The Tinman Triathlon is billed as the largest and longest continuously running multi-sport event in Honolulu.
26th annual Tinman Triathlon
When: Sunday. Race starts at 5:45 a.m.
Where: Starts and ends at Kapi'olani Park
What: 750-meter swim at Queen's Surf Beach; 40-kilometer bike from Kapi'olani Park, through Kahala, out to Hawai'i Kai and looping back to Kapi'olani Park; and 10-kilometer run from Kapi'olani Park, around Diamond Head, through Kahala, finishing at Kapi'olani Park.
Who: 800 men and women, ages 15 to 80 and all levels of ability
Volunteers: Because of recent withdrawals of volunteers, the Tinman Triathlon is seeking volunteers to be run course marshals. For information, contact Joan Davis at 955-0902 or at firstname.lastname@example.org