Running for St. Francis Hospice
Mike and John Keene of St. Francis
Almost Ready to Go.
Now We are Ready.
The Two Main Runners
Rob Lahoe Joins us in Waikiki (after running hard from Aiea)
Mikey at Dukes Memorial.
Fish and this great dog joined us for the run down Kalanianeole.
The first crew as we make Hawaii Kai. Jeff, Brenda, Frank, Fish, Ryan, Mike, and Paul.
Sunrise on Kaneohe Bay Drive.
The rains threatened all night and into the morning.
Paul's feet begin to give him problems. A little duct tape and some Runner's Lube.
The old Pineapple Hut, one time tourist trap.
We make the Hygenic Store, our first main objective. Still early in the morning.
Do I have on enough reflective gear? I still feel naked out here.
The Old Poi Factory in Waihole.
The signs of Waihole/Waikane are evidence of a many
generations fight to save the lands from development.
Into west Kaneohe and Kualoa.
The truely sacred lands of Kualoa.
Moving toward the point.
Our morning aid. Brenda and Ryan bring us
a most welcome breakfast.
Brenda and Ryan.
The Waters of Waihole
The Waikane Catholic Church
We are into Kualoa!
We stopped at the Coral Castle to get water. Nice pink piece.
Nice small mushrooms
Giant Clam Shell
A carver's shop in Kualoa.
Some interesting pieces, some typical tourist stuff.
Nice use of natural form.
I would have bought it if it had been the rat riding the turtle's back!
About the most traditional piece I saw.
We make it to Kualoa, spot Ryan's car, move on.
Kualoa Mountain View.
Boy's Day Celebration Fish
The old sugar mill. I believe it was one of the first on the island.
We move down the road.
Crouching lion, a better shot.
We make the turn into Kahana.
The beach at Kahana.
A remnant of Old Hawaiian style.
We pace into Punalu'u.
Kaluanui Beach Park.
The signs have been up forever and the people fight on.
We get some mobile aid for the afternoon from Steve.
Steve is the Man.
Paul kept insisting I have a bite of his chcken.
We reach the PCC in Laie.
There are some new gods on ghe block!
A richer pantheon.
A true ultra man.
The temple at Laie.
Eating and Drinking. Steves van was our aid most of the afternoon.
We pass Malaekahana.
The main star of the day..the Hard Hot Highway.
The ranch lands of Malaekahana.
Traffic picked up as the day progressed. But there was a breeze.
We make Kahuku in the mid afternoon.
Paul takes a break in Kahuku.
Turtle Bay another Major Goal.
It was late, and we didn't go in for the buffet.
The girls team arrives. Cheryl drives ahead to find us.
The old TB sanatorium.
Paul at Sunset. The trip has become difficult for him.
Jan and Cheryl at Sunset. No the girls had not caught us yet. (don't listen to Jan!)
Heather was filming some of the fun.
Don gets ready to run with me. Paul is hit by the big sleep.
Late afternoon at Sunset.
Don coming down the bike/ped path.
We missed the competition but got the sign.
The bike path is a nice additon to the North Shore.
From Pupukea toward the Waianae range.
Heather and her giant camera.
Don out in front of St. Peter and Paul
Mike starting to look a bit beat.
Waimea in late afternoon
Waimea as evening comes on.
We turn back for one last look.
Don and Julie.
I'm fine really. Just a bit tired.
The Haleiwa Team. Bonita, Julie, Jan, Heather.
Bonita and I headed out of Haleiwa toard Long Road.
Dark Highways again, fast cars, endless sections.
Jan and Heather ran with me from the far Dillingham gate
Around the point and into Makua.
Somewhere out along the Kaena point trail.
The rough, rutted, uneven, difficult ground was a challange
Along the Pearl Harbor Bike Path
Along the Bike Path, Near the NEX.
Somewhere along Nimitz
Along Nimitz, just miles to go.
I kept asking Jule to check her ipod.
How far now?
The Last Miles were a Grind.
Rex and Judy were doing sub 15's.
I wanted to break 45
Dude, There I am back at Aloha Tower....Dude!
Paul came down to see me in.
The girlswere with me through the night and into the morning.
OK, Everybody let's get a Beer.
Its on Me.