The 8th Annual Makahiki Challenge will be held at Kualoa Ranch on December 15, 2018. “Get Lepo” (dirty) at the state’s First 5K Obstacle Mud Run, which includes around 12 obstacles. In the past, the challenge incorporated a 12-foot wall, mud bogs, rope swing, and monkey bars. Runners will be rewarded with a finisher’s medal, a cold Kona Brewing Company beer, and a concert featuring several local musicians.
The Makahiki Challenge is open to anyone age 14 (will need a parent/guardian signature if under 18) and older and of all fitness levels. Participants can enter as individuals or join a team.
Gates open at 7:00 a.m. Spectators can watch for $10. Parking is $20 (cash only).
The event schedule is as follows:
- 7:50 a.m.: Opening Oli
- 8:00 a.m.: First Heat begins with the Elite group; heats to follow every 20 minutes
- 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Live musicians