Enter our Holiday
Lava Run
T-Shirt Design Contest!

Open to all UH students! t-shirt image
Design a commemorative t-shirt for the UH Hilo Holiday Lava Run and you could win $300 in cash!


Open to any art style, the design should positively illustrate the purpose of the Holiday Lava Run: to bring students, alumni & the community together in the spirit of fun and goodwill!


Entries are due by Friday, September 26, 2014. Download a contest entry form and flyer in the links above!



Kukini Sponsors

The support of our kukini or "swift runner" sponsors has made this special event possible. A heartfelt mahalo to these organizations and businesses for their support of UH Hilo!


Big Island Running Co. logo


Hilo Bay Bodywork logo


Oceanic Time Warner Cable logo



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

Big Island Running Company

Fred Leslie - Zumba Fitness

Hilo Bay Bodywork



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


Hilo Bay Bodywork

Oceanic Time Warner Cable

Ohana Heroes Project

Yoga Centered

Holiday Lava Run logo

UH Hilo campus aerial photo

UH Hilo's Holiday Lava Run is for EVERYONE!

Saturday, December 6, 2014
UH Hilo Campus Center Plaza
6:30am - Registration
8:00am - 5K Run/Walk

UH Hilo Alumni and Friends Association in partnership with the Student Athlete Advisory Council, proudly presents its first inaugural UH Hilo Holiday Lava Run!

Explore the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo campus in a festive 5K Run/Walk! Enjoy the fellowship of UH Hilo students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members as they all join together in the spirit of goodwill...open to all ages, from keiki to kupuna!

Registration is at 6:30am with fun group warm-up exercises at the Campus Center Plaza until the run starts at 8:00am. The race begins right by the plaza, extends northwest of it, and finishes at the Campus Center Plaza, with health and fitness vendors, music and snacks. There will also be a family-friendly Holiday Costume Contest, so come festively dressed!

The early registration fee is $25, and includes an exclusive limited edition race shirt, snacks, drinks and healthy fun for all ages! Children 10 and under are free. Teams must have a minimum of four participants. Early Registration opens on August 1, 2014 and goes to November 7, 2014. Late registration begins November 8, 2014, with a fee of $30, and goes to the day of the race.

Download a registration form in the menu above and send your form and payment to UH Hilo Marketing & Alumni Office, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, HI 96720, or drop it off in-person at 1437 Kilauea Ave., Suite 202 before Oct. 6, and on campus at College Hall A, Bldg. 345A from Oct. 6 on. Checks are payable to: UHF/UHH Alumni & Friends Association. Do not mail after December 1. You can also register online at: https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=9581 (additional $2.69 fee applies).

For more information, call the Marketing & Alumni Office at 808-932-7672.

Come run or walk, exercise and have fun, while getting to know our growing campus! Proceeds will also benefit students affected by the lava flow, UH Hilo Alumni & Friends Association events and the Student Athlete Advisory Council.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, December 6! MAHALO for your support of UH Hilo!




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