2015 Sponsors

The support of our Alaka‘i (leader), Kukini (swift runner), and Hoaloha (friend) sponsors has made this special event possible. A heartfelt mahalo to these organizations and businesses for their support of UH Hilo!


Alaka‘i Sponsor



Kukini Sponsors

Lex Brodie's logo

Hoaloha Sponsors


Rick Otani - Hilo Auto Sales & Rentals





2015 Donors

Mahalo to our generous donors for their support of this community event!

BioAstin / Spirulina Pacifica





2015 Vendors

We also appreciate the participation of our community health and fitness vendors and organizations:


BioAstin / Spirulina Pacifica

Carissa Pajo - Zumba®

Holiday Lava Run logo

Special Olympics logo

UH Hilo campus aerial photo

UH Hilo's 5K Holiday Lava Run/Walk – Fun for EVERYONE!

Saturday, December 5, 2015
UH Hilo Campus Center Plaza
6:00am - Registration
8:00am - 5K Run/Walk

Join us at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo's 2nd Annual 5K Holiday Lava Run/Walk on Saturday, December 5, 2015! Race day registration begins at 6:00am at the Campus Center Plaza, with the start kicking off at 8:00am. The 5K course is designed to give participants of all ages the chance to explore the UH Hilo campus in a family-friendly, festive run/walk.

Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics East Hawaii High School Delegations and UH Hilo Alumni & Friends Association outreach activities. The event aims to bring students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members together.

“The Special Olympics East Hawaii High School Delegations are so fortunate to be a part of this wonderful community event. What a perfect way for UH Hilo to show their support and welcome students with and without intellectual disabilities on to their campus,” said Special Olympics Hawai‘i Development Manager, Tracey Bender.

The run/walk will also feature a Zumba dance party and a Health & Fitness Fair with music and booths from various participating vendors.

“As a proud alumnus and board member, we are honored and inspired to be partnering with Special Olympics to bring you the 2nd annual Holiday Lava Run,” said chairman of the event, Adams Agtarap. “We are diligently working with an amazing planning team and anticipating a record turnout to join us in this joyful and festive event.”

Early registration is $30, students are $15 (valid student I.D. required), and children 6 and under are free (shirt not included). Race-day registration is $35; students are $20. The fee includes a limited edition dri-fit t-shirt, water, snacks and a race bag. Teams must have four participants.

For more information or to participate as a runner, sponsor or donor, call (808) 932-7670 or (808) 932-7671. Register online at: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/16074 (additional $3.03 fee applies; $2.01 for students) or download a runner entry and/or event contribution form at the sidebar menu to the left.

For more information on future walk/runs and other alumni events, call the Marketing & Alumni Office at 808-932-7672.

We look forward to seeing you at the UH Hilo 5K Holiday Lava Run/Walk! MAHALO for your support of UH Hilo!




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