Runners take off from the starting line to begin the Pacific Whale Foundation’s Run and Walk for Whales on Saturday morning at the Maui Harbor Shops in Maalaea. The event included 10- and 5-kilometer races, as well as 10- and 1-mile courses.
SECOND PHOTO: U.S. Coast Guard Lt. J.P. Botti makes the final turn on his way to winning the men’s 10K. Botti, who is stationed on Maui, finished in a time of 38 minutes, 2 seconds.
THIRD PHOTO: Amy McCracken of Lincoln, Neb., wins with the women’s 5K in 21:06.
For results from Saturday’s races, see “Valley Isle Scoreboard.”
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Baldwin’s Tyeisha Takamori defeats Molokai’s Taye Mowat by fall. — JASON HAYASE photo
The Lunas’ Zeff Dudoit defeats the Bears’ Gabriel Valdez 14-5. — JASON HAYASE photo
Liana Ferreira of Baldwin High School wins by fall over Lahainaluna’s Nalani Kirkman during a Maui Interscholastic League dual meet Saturday. — JASON HAYASE photo
Rachel Jang of Portland, Ore., heads for the finish line on her way to winning the women’s 10K. — The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
Kihei’s Mike Ratte wins the men’s 5K of the Pacific Whale Foundation’s Run and Walk for Whales on Saturday in Maalaea. — The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The Kamehameha Schools Maui girls paddling team celebrates during Saturday’s state regatta at Keehi Lagoon. The Warriors placed seventh in the girls final and third in the mixed final. — KYLE SAKAMOTO photo
Rose Delaney exits a victory tunnel after helping the King Kekaulike High School girls crew place third at the Hawaiian Airlines Canoe Paddling State Championships on Saturday at Keehi Lagoon. — KYLE SAKAMOTO photo