Kailua-Kona wharf to Mauna Lani Resort. Starting on the quay in Kailua-Kona, we've headed out early to give you an idea of what it will look like on race day. This urban section of the course makes a dog leg loop in the town, taking a left on the Kuakini Hwy, then a right on Makala and up to the Queen K, a right and down Palani Rd, then a left and straight out and up the Kuakini Hwy for a good climb. Take a U-turn and roll quickly back down to the junction with Palani Rd for a right turn and a steep little uphill punch before turning left onto the Queen K and the open road heading along the coast.
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