The 2010 Honolulu Marathon is coming up this weekend on Oahu.
This Hokua unit 30G (MLS# 1014598) priced at $2,160,000 overlooks Ala Moana Beach Park
This Trump Tower 3507 (MLS# 2916155)Â in Waikiki is listedÂ at $3,950,000
Mile 5â€”The runners make their way through Waikiki past many retail shops, high-rises, and hotels. Once through Waikiki, they make their way around Kapiolani Park (ultimate finish), and up around the lookout at Diamond Head.
This home on Kilaua Ave. (MLS# 1009652) in Kahala is listed for $2,800,000
Mile 10â€”The racers turn on to Kilauea Ave. to run through Kahala, then ultimately to KalanianaoleÂ highway heading eastÂ towards Waialae Iki, Kahala Kua, Aina Haina, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Kuliouou, and into Hawaii Kai.
This marina front Kalele Kai 1008 (MLS# 1011859) on Keahole St. is listed for $1,150,000
Mile 16â€”Everyone turns left onto Hawaii Kai Drive to go through the heart of Hawaii Kai and around the marina, and back towards Kalanianaole Hwy. on Keahole Street. From there, the racers pass Wailupe and oceanfront homes heading back towards Kahala.
This home on Kealaolu Ave. (MLS# 1007667) in Kahala is listed for $2,695,000
Mile 22â€”The course turns on to Kealaolu St. in Kahala along Waialae golf course where the Sony Open is hosted every year. From there, everyone marches down Kahala Ave. where some of the nicest oceanfront homes in the state are such as this $32.5 MillionÂ estate that wasÂ listed last month.
This home (MLS# 1011869) is at the merger of Kahala Ave. and Diamond Head Road
Mile 24â€”Just as everyone is really starting to feel the pain, the road inclines toward the merger of Kahala Ave. and Diamond Head Road for one last stretch to the peak up past the lookout at Diamond Head. Then, it is downhill for the home stretch.
Diamond Head Apartments 303/304 (MLS# 1008095) is on Kalakaua Ave. right before the finish
The Finishâ€”The home stretch is on Kalakaua Ave. with gorgeous buildings of the Gold Coast on your left and Kapiolani park on the right. Wow! I got tired just talking about all this…Good luck to everyone on Sunday, and be safe.