Registration is now Open for the 2018
Volcano Rain Forest Runs!

Online and Mail-in registration can be found
on the Green Banner above.

Congratulations and big thank you to all the participants, volunteers, vendors, spectators and staff for a successful
2017 Volcano Rain Forest Runs!

Race Results are available at JTL Timing
2017 Race Results


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

  • Thursday. August 16, at Palace Theater in Hilo from 2:00pm -5:00pm.
  • Friday, August 17, at Cooper Center from 1:00PM – 6:00PM. (Stay and have fun decorating our unique Finish Line)
  • Saturday, August 18 Race Day at Cooper Center. There is no Race Day registration for the 1/2 Marathon.
  • You may pick up your race number from 5:30AM until race start. The 10K & 5K can register Race Day from 5:30AM – 7:00AM.
  • T-shirts not guaranteed at late registration.

    Cancellation Policy
    We adhere to the standard running industry policy, all entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason including natural disasters. This is noted on our registration application and when you register for any of our events you agree to this policy. You may not give or sell your number to another individual; this will result in disqualification.

2018 Triple Crown Half Marathon Hawaii

We have teamed up with the Kona Marathon and the Big Island International Marathon to create the Triple Crown Hawaii. By participating in all three Half Marathon events on the Big Island of Hawaii in the same year you will achieve Triple Crown Status. Celebrate with a special medal to be awarded at the Volcano Rain Forest Runs on August 18, 2018. Entry Fee for the Triple Crown is $30 and you can register online or mail-in at the link above. In addition you must register with each half marathon event separately by going to each individual half marathon website.

2017 Volcano Rain Forest Runs Participant T-shirt

Celebrating Hōkūleʻa’s around the world voyage 2014-2017 

Artwork designed by famous Volcano Artist – Dietrich Vares