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Cycle to the Sun

Cycle to the Sun

June 22 2024
Paia Hawaii USA
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Distances: 36 miles, 10,023 feet
Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Limited to: 200 Participants

The ride climbs 10,000 feet over 36 miles and reaches gradients up to 18%. It starts in Pa’ia at sea level and finishes up on top of the Haleakala Volcano at just above 10,000 feet (3,048 meters).  Last year’s event attracted 144 riders with the fastest time of 2:57:59 by Inui Tomoyuki of Sagamihara City, Japan, and fastest women’s time of 3:37:50 by Trina Van Dyck of Airdrie, Alberta. 

Cycle to the Sun

Winding RoadClimbing out of the cloudsHaleakala VolcanoHaleakala Volcano View
Start Located At: 99 Hana Hwy, Paia, HI 96779
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Start time 6:30am, Paia, Maui, Hawaii.


there will be three aid stations. The first will be at the 3,000-foot level (near Kula Lodge), the second will be at the 6,500-foot level (just outside the entrance to Haleakala National Park), and the last will be at the 8,000-foot level

there will be a post-race barbeque – location to be announced. Results and prizes will be announced at the party.

Prize / Race Categories

The following Categories will be scored individually:
18 & Under
Cash prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 in the “Open” Division of both Mens & Womens.
Merchandise prizes will be awarded to the Top 6 in all age group divisions.

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