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June 12, 2021 @ 8:00 am 12:00 pm

Waʻahila Wanderer is our newest test trail race that traverses 5+ miles along the Ko’olau mountain range. Starting at the top of St. Louis Heights, runners will proceed up Wa’ahila Ridge trail, descend down Kolowalu trail to the back of Manoa Valley, and then run back the way they came. We promise you a varied course of Roots! Rocks! Ridges! And steep inclines! Join us in the dirt and hills of the inaugural Wa’ahila Wanderer!

*Only 1 ticket per account is allowed to be purchased.
Registration opens on June 6, 2021, at 5:00am.
Deadline to register: June 9, 2021, at 11:30pm.


June 12, 2021
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Trail Race Category:

Race Directors

Jacque Tellei
DeAnna Niderost


Wa’ahila Ridge State Park

1600 Ruth Pl
Honolulu, HI 96816 United States


  • No pre-race or post-race gathering will be allowed, we need to comply with the < 15-minute contact guidance from the CDC.
  • PARKING: All participants must park outside of the state park. Carpooling is highly encouraged. The vehicle operator is solely responsible for consequences that may occur due to illegal parking in the neighborhood. Please be respectful of the surrounding residential area.
  • CHECK-IN: No sooner than 10 minutes prior to the runner’s respective start time, runners should make their way to the three tables set up in the park. Upon arrival at your check-in time, do not comingle with entrants on the start line in the previous wave.
  • TEMPERATURE: Participants and volunteers will have a temperature taken with a temperature of lower than 100.4 °F on race morning in order to participate. Temperature will be taken at check-in by a volunteer. If your temperature is at or above 100.4 °F, you will be refused entry into the event and asked to leave the premises promptly.
  • Participants and volunteers will need to respond to the COVID questionnaire with all “no” answers in order to participate. The questionnaire will be made available at check-in.
  • STAGGERED START: The start will be staggered – Ten* runners (*number may be adjusted based upon current restrictions) every ten minutes to allow greater physical distancing. Start waves will be distributed via email to participants by Friday, June 11.
  • FACE COVERINGS: Face coverings are required for all runners at check-in and when passing any other trail users. HURT will provide a face covering for this race at the start.
  • All volunteers will wear PPE (masks and gloves). Writing instruments will be marked as cleaned and dirty. Cleaning of marking instruments will be performed at Start/Finish by volunteers.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for use at Start/Finish.
  • Toilets available at the Start/Finish.
  • For tracking purposes, each participant will be given a bib with assigned numbers.
  • Contact us if you have any questions.


  • At the end of the race, you will be provided bottled water and a sugar-based drink to take with you.
  • In keeping with the CDC guidance and contact tracing, we need all to comply with the < 15-minute contact rule and we kindly request that you leave the premise promptly.
  • Please forgive race management as we usher you off the site after completion of your event to maintain the social distancing policies per our permit.


  • Following the race, if you should test positive for COVID-19 via a Laboratory test, the Department of Health (DOH) will be notified of your result, either from the laboratory or your caregiver.  Per guidance, at https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/what-hdoh-is-doing/ “you should isolate for at least 10 days and until fever-free with improvement of symptoms. DOH contact tracers work directly with the confirmed case to identify any close contacts. If through the investigation the contact tracer determines that through your participation in the training run, you might have had close contact with others, you will be asked to contact those people and alert them of your positive test result”
  • For tracking persons, if you need contact information for those deemed close contacts by DOH, please contact us.