Registration is now open for the August 19, 2017
Volcano Rain Forest Runs

Race results for the 2016 Event from JTL Timing are available Here.



The VRFR was highlighted recently in Harrier Magazine. See the article here!

Harrier Magazine - March 2016


All runs start and finish at Cooper Center on Wright Road in the heart of Volcano Village and traverse the quaint village roads through the beautiful native rain forest and ranch lands with stunning views of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa in the distance.

Course Maps

Aid Stations

Located every 1 to 1.25 miles – stocked with water, ice and an electrolyte drink.

Late Registration and packet pick-up

  • Friday, August 18, at Cooper Center from 1:00pm – 6:00pm.
  • Saturday, August 19 Race Day at Cooper Center. There is no Race Day registration for the 1/2 Marathon.
  • You may pick up your race number from 5:30 am until race start. The 10K & 5K can register Race Day from 5:30 – 7:00 am.
  • T-shirts not guaranteed at late registration.

2017 Triple Crown Half Marathon Hawaii

We have teamed up with the Big Island International Marathon and the Kona Marathon to create the Triple Crown Hawaii. By participating in all three Half Marathon events on the Big Island you will have achieved the Triple Crown status! Celebrate with medals awarded at the Volcano Rain Forest Runs on August 20. Entry fee for the Triple Crown is $25, and you’ll need to fill out this form.