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The Kauai 50 is a 50 mile trail race taking place at 6:00 AM HST on Saturday, August 5th of 2023. The inaugural race will take place at Kauai Coffee Farm near Kalaheo. Runners will complete 4 loops (approx 12.5 miles each) around the dirt paths of the coffee farm. The dirt paths are non technical and the course will have minimal elevation gain. Runners will have a maximum of 13 hours (until 7:00 PM HST) to complete the race. Male and Female first place winners will each be awarded $15,000.00 USD in prize money. A total of $50,000.00 USD in prize money will be awarded to the top 5 male and female Finishers. The Kauai 50 has committed to donating $7,500.00 USD to local non profit, Run Club Kauai.
The Kauai 50
- A race for runners -
In August, the relative humidity for Kauai is 80%. Temperatures can vary between highs of 86 F and lows of 72 F. The race will begin with a lit torch being extinguished.
97% of Kauai is composed of undeveloped mountains and rainforests. The Kauai 50 route is adjacent to the ocean and home to some incredible views of the island.
Anyone who toes the line of The Kauai 50 has courage. Those who cross the finish line of The Kauai 50 have spirit and grit!
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About The Race Director
Brady Silverwood is a professional Ultra Runner, the author of “ 9 for Nine: The 9 Lessons I Learned While Running Across The USA In 9 Pairs Of Shoes ” and has ran across the USA and Costa Rica. In May of 2022 Brady completed his first 100 mile race, the Keys 100.
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