Kawela Endurance Triathlon

Event Date

Sat, Aug 16, 2014


Waialua, HI

About This Activity


Online registration available on active.com. Transition logistics to prepare for this event will be posted. Please pay attention to procedures as they are listed and updated at www.bocahawaii.com. THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION AND NO REFUNDS.

Inaugural race

The Hawaiian meaning of ka wela is "the heat". The 1st ever KAWELA ENDURANCE TRIATHLON is here. You will start at Kailua Beach Park to swim 1900 meters in the beautiful Lanikai waters. Once on your bike, you will journey 56 miles past Kawela Bay, along Oahu's North Shore to Mokuleia and Waialua. Park your bike at the Waialua YMCA and head out for a half-marathon run, enjoying the breathtaking views of the Mokuleia coastline. Join us!

Hawaii Speed & Quickness and YMCA

A portion of the proceeds from the Kawela Endurance Triathlon will benefit the non-profits, Hawaii Speed & Quickness, and the Waialua YMCA, which promote health and fitness for Hawaii's kids.


Swim: 1900 meters at Kailua Beach/ Bike: 56 miles along Kaneohe and the North Shore/ Run: 13.1 miles along Mokuleia/Waialua

Packet Pick up

Wednesday & Thursday Aug 13, 14 at Boca Hawaii, 330 Cooke St, Kakaako. 12noon - 6:15pm. Ph: 591-9839 • RUN GEAR WILL BE COLLECTED AT PACKET PICK UP

Start location

Kailua Beach Park (Kailua, Island of Oahu) The swim will take place in waters fronting Kailua Beach. Transition area #1 is at Kailua Beach Park, behind Kalapawai Market. Parking for athletes will be available at Lanikai Elementary School. They will be charging a fund-raising fee to benefit the school.

Bike & Run

Details of the bike and run course will be available soon. The bike course is a point to point ride starting in Kailua and finishing at the Waialua YMCA Camp Erdman, transition area #2. The run will take place along Farrington Hwy and finish at the YMCA Camp Erdman

Post-race banquet & lodging

Athletes and friends will enjoy a post-race banquet at the Waialua YMCA Camp Erdman. Let's share good food and post-race stories by the ocean. Lodging at Camp Erdman is available. For reservations, contact Camp Erdman directly: YMCA Camp H.R. Erdman, 69-385 Farrington Hwy, Waialua, HI, 96791; ph: (808)687-6240 • www.camperdman.org


Kawela Endurance Triathlon is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event. USAT procedures: - Athletes must pick up packet prior to racing - Athlete must have a photo ID and a current USAT annual membership card or proof of a one-day license before receiving packet - Every athlete, including relay members, must pay $12 one-day fee if they are not a current annual member. - Headphones/earphones may not be used during race! (penalty = disqualification)

Waiver forms

Annual USAT members must show their USAT membership cards at packet pick-up. Those who do not have an annual membership must have agreed to/signed the USAT one-day license waiver online or with a paper application.


For more info, or for ongoing RACE UPDATES, see www.bocahawaii.com (see listing under "races")

For maps and updates, see http://www.bocahawaii.com/KawelaTriathlon2014.htm


$295 (relay teams $315)

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