PHOTOS: Lahaina’s Hunter Repeat Champ in Maui Marathon
By Wendy Osher
Photos: Ryan Piros/County of Maui
Maui’s Reid Hunter, 24, of Lahaina finished the 45th Annual Maui Marathon at least 15 minutes ahead of his nearest competition, winning the race in a time of 2 hours 44 minutes and 57 seconds. The repeat champ improved over last year when he also placed first. In 2014, he ran the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours 50 minutes and 57 seconds.
Placing first in the women’s race and fifth overall was Yuko Nakai of Honolulu, who finished the marathon in 3 hours, 19 minutes and 24 seconds. The women’s runner up was Chihiro Kaneko of Tokyo, Japan.
***Photo Credit: County of Maui – Ryan Piros. 45th Annual Maui Marathon, Sept. 20, 2015 from The aid station #6, sponsored by The Office of the Mayor.
Earning a second place finish in the men’s race, with a time of 3:02:30 was Marten Renberg of Stockholm, Sweden; followed by third place finisher Linus Candelaria of Honolulu, who finished in 3 hours 4 minutes and 38 seconds.
The 45th Annual Maui Marathon was held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, starting at the Queen Kaʻahumanu Center in Kahului and ending in Kāʻanapali.
Marathon Top 20 Results (as published by Racewire):
|1||REID HUNTER, Lahaina, Maui, HI||24 | M||2:44:57|
|2||MARTEN RENBERG, Stockholm||29 | M||3:02:30|
|3||LINUS CANDELARIA, Honolulu, HI||36 | M||3:04:38|
|4||KENGO YOSHIMOTO, Honolulu, HI||43 | M||3:19:23|
|5||YUKO NAKAI, Honolulu, HI||41 | F||3:19:24|
|6||JACOB FANSLER, Kihei, HI||41 | M||3:19:44|
|7||KAZUKI FURUE, Aichi||49 | M||3:21:06|
|8||CHIHIRO KANEKO, Tokyo, Japan||34 | F||3:23:42|
|9||MARIKO MORITA, Chiba, Japan||34 | F||3:24:24|
|10||MASAAKI IWASAKI, Saitama-ken, Japan||54 | M||3:26:21|
|11||ANDY LESAVAGE,||30 | M||3:28:31|
|12||JOHN MCEWAN JR, Lahaina, HI||48 | M||3:28:37|
|13||TOMOHIRO INOUE, New York, NY||39 | M||3:28:42|
|14||ROMMEL TEJERO, Wailuku, HI||40 | M||3:29:09|
|15||JOSHUA SHAW, Centerville, OH||30 | M||3:29:54|
|16||JONAH ROMERO, Wailuku, HI||28 | M||3:30:14|
|17||EDWARD CAMILLERI, Melbourne||42 | M||3:31:14|
|18||JOHN LOHR, Kaneohe, HI||54 | M||3:32:44|
|19||CHRISTOPHER COWAN, Kihei, HI||51 | M||3:32:52|
|20||LINDY SHAPIRO, Paia, HI||41 | F||3:34:48|
***For full race results for the 2015 45th Annual Maui Marathon – Full Marathon visit Racewire.
Half Marathon Top 20 Results (as published by Racewire):
|1||MICHAEL GALLARDO, Bakersfield, CA||37 | M||1:21:39|
|2||PASCAL SCHWALLER, Giffers||40 | M||1:21:55|
|3||SIL VAN AALST, Amsterdam||28 | M||1:22:49|
|4||DINA KITAYAMA||26 | F||1:23:59|
|5||KEN HALL, Colleyville, TX||51 | M||1:25:56|
|6||ASH DUSTOW, Lānaʻi City, HI||58 | M||1:29:31|
|7||GABRIEL TOM, Honolulu, HI||14 | M||1:31:27|
|8||ALEC WHITE, Vail, AZ||17 | M||1:31:37|
|9||ORION CRUZ, Kula, HI||31 | M||1:31:40|
|10||DAVIES GLYN,||56 | M||1:33:52|
|11||CAMERON PICKAR, Lahaina, HI||44 | M||1:34:02|
|12||THOMAS BERGER, Kloten||41 | M||1:34:36|
|13||JESSE EATON, Springdale, AR||35 | M||1:35:12|
|14||GREG SCHUMAN, Belton, MO||56 | M||1:35:16|
|15||JASON ANDROFF, Honolulu, HI||35 | M||1:35:31|
|16||MICHAEL SOBERICK JR., Hayes, VA||30 | M||1:35:33|
|17||TOYOKAZU KOBAYASHI, Chiba||47 | M||1:35:52|
|18||EVA-MARIA GERHARDS, Hockenheim||29 | F||1:35:57|
|19||NICK KALMETA, Kihei, HI||56 | M||1:36:12|
|20||JEANNE TOMCAVAGE, Los Angeles, CA||49 | F||1:36:48|
***For full race results for the 2015 45th Annual Maui Marathon – Half Marathon visit Racewire.