Well just a quick bit of news on the racing front: We have a confirmed date for the Mac-a-thon. The date on the Race Schedule Showed it tentatively for last week. But now it confirmed for April 3, 2010.
Below is info from their PDF application:
7:00 A.M., SATURDAY, April 3 , 2010
DAY BEFORE EASTER
The Mac-A-Thon is the Big Island’s oldest annual 5 & 10 km race,
and also one of the oldest races in the state of Hawaii. In
addition, Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club is one of the oldest canoe
clubs in the state, originating in the 1930’s as Honaunau Canoe
Club. The race course is on the government road that extends
from sacred Honaunau Bay, round trip to Napoopoo. Award
ceremony, our famous Mac-Nut Pancake breakfast (included with
entry fee), entertainment, auction, and lots of fun, aloha and
hospitality await you and your family at the finish line.
DIRECTIONS TO START: Take Hwy. 11 to Hwy. 160 junction
(Honaunau Post Office), turn makai on Hwy 160 and continue
approximately 3 miles to the start/finish line near the Puu Honua
O Honaunau Park (City of Refuge) entrance.
JUNIORS (15 & UNDER) $10
Mailed entries must be postmarked by March 29, 2010.