Honolulu Marathon 2012
The 40th Honolulu Marathon officially came to a close 14 hours, 42 minutes and 14 seconds after it started Sunday December 9, 2012 in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. The final finishers were a 56-year-old athletics coaching volunteer and a 19-year-old mute special needs woman from Nagano, Japan. They crossed the finish line at Kapiolani Park around 8pm on sunday evening. The Honolulu Marathon is the only marathon known to keep its finish line open until everyone finishes and award an official time to even the last finisher. The total entry field was 31,083 marathoners from all parts of the world. Winners, Wilson Kipsang (men's) of Kenya and Valentina Galimova (women's) of Russia posted times of 2 hours, 12 minutes, 31 seconds and 2 hours, 31 minutes and 23 seconds, respectively.
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