THE 2005 BIG ISLAND INTERNATIONAL MARATHON
THROUGH A RUNNER'S EYES (PYGOYA, WEB ARTIST)
"artist in the running"
The genius of our species!
Like plastic sheets, these palms let the morning light transmit through them.
This scene should be a painting that reminisces the marathoner's journey.
Another town's (Alae) passed generation is witness to the runners passing by.
Golden silvery light meshes with the foliage
We got 9 miles completed.
at 15 KM
East Hawaii's volcanic black sand beaches
A spectacular grove of high standing palms grace our passageway.
Some people sure know how to live.
More rural residences along the way
What a grand old house overlooking the beach behind it.
Ah, I arrive in Hilo town, actually the second largest city of the state of Hawaii (populaton around 45,000, compared to Honolulu at 850,000)
Entry into downtown Hilo
Downtown Hilo = 10 mile mark
Lovely natural sculptural forms along the beach
Here I am passing the Finish Line for the 10 miler runners as
I continue on to do the complete 26.2 mile marathon distance.
Start of leaving downtown Hilo and turning towards Banyan Drive and the hotels
Passing Lilioukalani Park
Some of the famous banyan trees lining Banyan Drive
continue marathon course