Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Special room rates for 2011 Maui Marathon available

41st Maui Marathon events take place Saturday and Sunday, September 17 & 18, 2011

Maui Marathon (www.mauimarathonhawaii.com) has partnered with Travel Network Maui to make booking hotel accommodations for marathon participants easy.

Recognized as one of the most scenic courses in world, Maui Marathon starts in Kahului and passes sugarcane fields and the spectacular Pacific coastline for over 17 breathtaking miles before ending in Kaanapali.  Runners planning to participate in the various events over the weekend, along with family and friends can take advantage of special rates offered by The Westin Maui Resort & Spa and other hotels in Kaanapali Beach Resort.

“We’ve made it so much easier for marathoners to travel to Maui for the events taking place this September,” said Rudy Huber, Executive Director for the Maui Marathon.  “Travel Network is a Maui-based company and their knowledgeable travel consultants will book the rooms and airfare for those looking for assistance.”

Marathon Race Headquarters is located at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, on spectacular Kaanapali Beach.  As the official host hotel, many of the Marathon activities take place at, or near, the hotel and special rates available to runners, their families and friends during the marathon are: Run of House - $249.00 and Run of Ocean - $289.00.  When booking a longer stay, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa offers a 6th night FREE special.

Other hotels offering special rates during the Maui Marathon include:

Westin Kaanapali Ocean Villas:  Studio Island view - $279.00, Studio Ocean view - $319.00, 1 bedroom Island view - $339.00, 1 bedroom ocean view - $379.00 and a 6th night FREE special.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel:  Run of house - $168.00 and Run of ocean - $210.00.

Royal Lahaina Resort:  Run of house - $182.00 and Oceanview - $215.00.

Rates quoted are based on double occupancy, per night. A daily resort fee of $25.00 plus taxes are not included.

To take advantage of these special Maui Marathon rates, contact Travel Network.  They are located on Maui at 331 Hookahi Street, Suite 104, Wailuku, HI 96793. 

  • Toll free: 800-344-9086, Phone: 808-244-1414, Fax: 808-242-7815
  • Business Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm, Hawaii Standard Time

Registration for the 2011 events is available online for the following races:

  • September 17:  Maui Tacos 5K Run/Walk, Run Forrest Run Front Street Mile
and Go Red for Women Ambassador 5K Walk
  • September 18:  Maui Marathon, Half-Marathon and Warrior Challenge

Registration fee also includes a t-shirt for all race finishers.

For more information, visit www.mauimarathonhawaii.com.

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