Pacific Whale Foundation's annual Run & Walk for Whales is one of Maui's largest and most scenic run and walking events.

With courses safer and more walker friendly than ever, we encourage all abilities to join in this fun and rewarding event. Choose from a 1 mile, 5K, 10K, or 10 mile course.  All proceeds benefit Pacific Whale Foundation's mission to protect the ocean through science and advocacy. Thank you for choosing to make a difference for the environment. 

Online registration will close at 11:59 pm (Hawaiian-Aleutian time) on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 . If you have any questions, email our race director at run@pacificwhale.org

Click here to REGISTER

Won't be on Maui?  You can join our Virtual Team for $50. You will also receive an event shirt and be entered into a special door prize drawing for the Virtual Team members. Event materials and door prizes will be mailed after the event. 

Event Location

The Run & Walk for the Whales begins and ends at the Maui Harbor Shops in Ma'alaea on Maui, Hawaii. The easy-to-follow courses are mostly flat and fast. Participants can often see whales breaching in the distance. The post-race festivities take place in the courtyard at the Maui Harbor Shops.

2019 Course Maps

 

Race Remotely

Can't race with us on Maui? You can still Run or Walk for the Whales where you live and support the research, education and conservation efforts of Pacific Whale Foundation. Join in on the fun and donate today to receive a Run & Walk for the Whales event t-shirt. You are invited to share your pictures and support on Pacific Whale Foundation's facebook page.

Click here to register for the VIRTUAL TEAM

 

Support a Great Cause

All proceeds from the event support Pacific Whale Foundation's humpback whale research in Hawaii and other parts of the Pacific, marine education programs for local school children, as well as conservation programs including efforts to keep marine debris out of our oceans, prevent vessel-whale collisions, and end whaling worldwide.

 

Post-Race Whalewatch

Participants are invited to take part in a post-race whalewatch cruise departing from Ma'alaea Harbor. Tickets will be 40% off for all registered runners and walkers. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. To reserve your whalewatch, call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 after you’ve registered for the race online.

 

 

 

Children's Program

Pacific Whale Foundation's marine education team will be offering a morning version of its popular Ocean Camp on race day for children ages 4 to 12. The program takes place from 6:00 am to 10:00 am at Pacific Whale Foundation's Discovery Center in Ma'alaea. The cost is $25 per child. Participants will learn about whales and their ocean habitat in a dynamic hands-on program led by a caring team of teaching professionals. The adult to child ratio will be 1:8 and enrollment is limited to 30 children. Sign up for this program in advance to ensure your child has fun while you race. Please call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.

* Pre-registration is required. *

 
 

Sat, Feb 2, 2019
Maui Harbor Shops

 
 

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