Whale run just for fun

First Photo: Participants in the Run and Walk for the Whales Keiki Fun Run break from the starting line Saturday morning at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort. The children’s event was part of a full morning of races sponsored by the Pacific Whale Foundation. Also included were a half-marathon, and 5K and 10K runs.

Second Photo: Volunteer Deborah Dale points out the Keiki Fun Run course to Kamalii Elementary School 1st-grader Sundi King, 6, before the start of Saturday’s race.

Third Photo: Casey McQuesten, 9, gives little sister Catherine, 4, a pat of encouragement as he laps her during Saturday’s Keiki Fun Run in Makena. Mom Laura McQuesten said that the family plans its yearly trip from Exeter, R.I., to be on Maui to participate in the Pacific Whale Foundation event. For Casey, who finished second in the boys division, it was his third time running in the event.