Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run


XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run

Westin Hapuna Beach Resort

August 24, 2019




WHAT:   XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run

WHEN:  August 24, 2019

WHERE:  The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, 62-100 Kauna'oa Dr, Kohala Coast,HI 96743  (map it)  

In the spirit of ALOHA, XTERRA Hawai'i Island is inspired to design an experience bringing together the native, visitor and host. With full respect to both the Island of Hawai'i and its residents, its colorful and deeply rooted culture and language, and the needs of the future for all, XTERRA and its Hawai'i Island Ohana visualize a collaboration that will celebrate sustainabilty, participation, preservation, education and inspiration.

We are offering two events, starting with the XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run, which is a 3.1 mile trail run on Saturday afternoon, August 24th, 2019. The following day, Sunday, August 25th, 2019 we offer the XTERRA Hawai'i Island Off Road Triathlon, with qualifying slots to the XTERRA World Championship on Maui. The race features a 1/2 mile open ocean swim, a 10 mile mountain bike course and a 3.1 mile trail run.



Distance  3.1 Mile Trail Run 

The run is a two loop run.


For XTERRA Hawai'i Island race questions please contact  our team at:   info [at] xterrahawaiiisland.comor  808-731-6335.

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Q:  Can I pick up a friend’s packet?
A:  Yes with proper documentation including proof of USAT license.

Q:  Can I get a refund?
A:  Unfortunately, we are not able to give any refunds at any time.

Q:  Can I roll my registration to next year’s event?
A:  Please submit a written request to the Race Director.

Q:  Can I switch my shirt size?
A:  Unfortunately, we are not able to switch shirt sizes at this time.

Q:  I can no longer come to the event, can you mail me my shirt?
A:  Unfortunately, we are not able to mail the shirts or packets if you are unable to attend the event. However, you can have a friend pick up your goodies if you know someone that can make it to packet pickup.

Q:  Are there finisher medals?
A:  Yes

Q:  I missed the awards ceremony. Can you mail me my medal?
A:  If you missed the awards ceremony you may pick up your medal from our office at Aloha Sports Kona.

Q:  Can I pre-run/ride the course?
A:  Due to the nature of the course being on restricted property, prerunning/riding of the course is prohibited.

Q:  How many aid stations are on the course?
A:  There will be 2 Aid Stations on the Bike Course, 1 Aid Station on the Run Course. Aid is also available at Transition.

Q:  Can I run with a stroller?
A:  Unfortunately, we are not able to allow strollers on any portion of our course, for the safety of all participants.

Q:  Can I use walking sticks?
A:  Unfortunately, due to safety concerns, we ask that people do not carry walking sticks on our courses.

Q:  Is there a timeline?
A:  Yes, please refer to our Event Schedule for a timeline. Please be aware of the following swim, bike and run cut off times for the XTERRA Hawai'i Island Triathlon:
Swim Course Cut-off: 8:45 AM
Bike Course Cut-off: 11:45 AM
Run Course Cut-off: 12:45 PM


It takes a village to put on an event of this caliber. Last year we received such great feedback from our volunteers about how much fun they had. If you or anyone you know would like to volunteer we would greatly appreciate your help. To join our volunteer team, please contact us at: info [at] xterrahawaiiisland.com.

Race Info

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

1:00pm - 5:00pm Early Packet Pick up at Aloha Sports Kona

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

9:00am - 3:00pm Packet Pick up at Hapuna Beach State Park (North End)
3:00pm - 4:00pm XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run Registration & Check in
4:30pm Pre Race Meeting
6:00pm Awards
6:30pm Run Course Closes
7:00pm Event Closes


Sunday, August 25th, 2019

6:00am - 7:00am Transition Opens
7:15am Race Day Hawaiian Blessing
7:30am Race Start, Men's Wave Start - View our XTERRA Triathlon Page
7:45am Women and Relays Wave Start - View our XTERRA Triathlon Page
12:00pm Awards Ceremony
1:00pm Event Closes


Course Info - XTERRA Trail Run

XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run: 3.1 Mile Saturday, August 24th, 2019
2 loop 3.1 Mile Trail Run, with an aid station and wrist band station at one of the turn arounds.

XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run Registration Pricing:

$25 for Adults, $15 for ages 14 and under. Race Day Registration $30 for Adults, $20 for ages 14 and under.

Click the map below to enlarge

XTERRA Hawai'i Island Sunset Trail Run


Special Athlete Rates at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort: Partial Ocean View at $265 per night. Must reserve by 07/24/2019 for rate promotion. Rate is good for 3 Days Prior to 08/24/2019, and 3 Days After 08/24/2019.

Email Reservations [at] WestinHapunaBeach.com or call the reservations line 877-619-0407, reference "XTERRA Hawai'i Island 2019."


Past Results

Results will be posted after the race. 


Trail Build and Bike Course Preview

Join us for Trail Building and Bike Course Preview Sessions on the following dates: 7/20/19, 7/27/19, 8/3/19, 8/10/19, 8/17, 19 and 8/24/19. The DLNR Archaeologist must be on site during these activities, these are the only dates athletes may preview the course. The beautiful Hapuna Beach State Park is home to many culturally significant sites. We are incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to race in such a special place. Please Avoid Sensitive Areas and stay on designated routes to protect wildlife habitats and sensitive soils from damage. Take care and Don’t disturb historical, archaeological or paleontological sites.

Important Note: Athletes are prohibited from biking and/or running on the bike course and run course trails on any other dates prior to Race Day. Doing so will result in race disqualification.

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