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May 10, 2013 - Pololu Valley

Friday, May 10th -- Today our friends suggested we hike part of the Pololu Valley trail, another one on my list of things we had not done during our previous visit more than 10 years ago. We headed towards Kona on Hwy 19 and then north on Hwy 190. This time instead of continuing east to Hwy 240 like yesterday we turned north towards Hawi on Hwy 250 and then east to the end of Hwy 270. The Pololu Overlook is literally at the end of the road. There are seven valleys between Pololu and Waipi'o to the south but there is no way to access any of...

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Oct 9, 2011 - What a great race!

Hi Wow! I came 5 out of 22! Serious bragging rights! :-) I cant deny that everything doesn't ache, but that is a given at the Hawaiian Ironman. It is expected and accepted as part of the day. That is why it is described as the hardest individual one day event in the world. Thank you for all your support, enthusiasm, love, a shoulder or two and for some, the hours spent running and riding with me during the long months of training. This is not a race that can be completed successfully alone. x The average temperature yesterday was 31deg, but...

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