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Welcome to Valley Isle Road Runners (VIRR)

The Valley Isle Road Runners (VIRR), founded in 1970,  is a nonprofit organization and administrated by a non-paid volunteer elected Board of Directors. Valley Isle Road Runners was founded in 1970.

The mission of Valley Isle Road Runners (VIRR) is to promote running and support a vibrant running community on the beautiful island of Maui. Proceeds from races, sponsorships, and membership fees are used to support and develop community programs and running events that the VIRR produces throughout the year, including youth events and sports scholarships.


The Valley Isle Road Runners Association represents Hawaii running at its best and is both a pioneer and pacesetter, serving the running community of Maui over the years.







Proposals Being Accepted for Maui Marathon Race Director


Maui, HI October 20, 2016 - The Valley Isle Road Runners is seeking a Race Director for the 2017 Maui Marathon and is accepting proposals based on its Request for Proposal (RFP).


“The Maui Marathon is a prestigious running race that has been held on Maui for 46 consecutive years attracting runners from all over the world and benefits the Maui economy,” said Jim Lynch, Vice President of Valley Isle Road Runners.

Rudy Huber, the Race Director for the past eight years announced prior to this years marathon that he will step down. “Rudy has done an outstanding job as Race Director and we are looking for an individual that can take what Rudy has built and make the event even more of a success next year and beyond,” said Lynch.


Proposals will be accepted through Friday, November 4, 2016. Interested parties may contact Jim Lynch at 303-596-7917 or to request a copy of the RFP that provides the requirements and guidelines in order to submit a proposal within the appropriate timeframe.



Turkey Trot - At Rice Park in Kula 

November 24, 2016
16-Mile Start 7:00 AM
 8-Mile  Start 8:00 AM
You must guess and register your time with the registration people before you start the race. The 1,2 and 3 place winner will depend on how close you come to your guessed time. No smart phones or any timing device are allow. 

There will be a donation drop for the Maui Food Bank. Everyone is asked to bring something.

This is a training run and for those who are getting ready for the Honolulu Marathon on Oahu in December.

The 16 mile course is changed this year due to safety reasons. Running up the Haleakala HWY has become very dangerous with the increased traffic and VIRR decided to make the 16 mile loop two laps on the 8 mile course.
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