Free shuttle for Westside residents

 

Participants in last year’s Mayor-a-thon warm-up before the event.

Participants in last year’s Mayor-a-thon warm-up before the event.

LĪHU‘E – Join hundreds of people at the Kapa‘a Beach Park for the Fourth annual Mayor-a-thon slated Saturday, June 23.

This free, Zero-Waste event will take place on Ke Ala Hele Makalae, the shared-use coastal path, between Lihi Park in Kapa‘a and Ahihi Point in Keālia.

Check in starts at 6 a.m. at Kapa‘a Beach Park and the Mayor-a-thon begins at 7 a.m.

Anyone interested in participating must pre-register online at www.getfitkauai.comto walk, run or bike for one, two, four, or six miles. Another option is to run or bike for eight miles.

The deadline to sign-up for the Mayor-a-thon is Thursday, June 21.

Participants are encouraged to register early as free t-shirts will be given to the first 500.

“We’re always looking at ways to enhance this event,” said Bev Brody with Get Fit Kaua’i, “Westsiders have told us that they would love to come, but don’t want to make the long drive into town. So this year, we’re offering free bus service for that side of the island.”

Lady Gaga aka Bev Brody along with The Gecko made an appearance at last year’s Mayor-a-thon.

Lady Gaga aka Bev Brody along with The Gecko made an appearance at last year’s Mayor-a-thon.

Bus stop locations and pick-up times for the special Westside bus are scheduled as follows:

n  Kekaha Neighborhood Center – 5 a.m.

n  Waimea Athletic Field – 5:05 a.m.

n  Hanapēpē Multi-Purpose Building – 5:15 a.m.

n  Kalāheo Post Office – 5:25 a.m.

n  Kukui Grove Center – 5:40 a.m.

n  Return trip from the Kapa‘a Public Library – 10 a.m.