Hawaii, Colorado and California top the list, while West Virginia is on bottom.
She owes near $20,000 to various vendors including the Honolulu Police Department.
Sullivan on his unplanned debut marathon: "When Nick Willis and Will Leer asked if I wanted to join them on their long run, I simply said, hell if I am going to run 16-18 miles and wait to get picked-up, I might as well just run the whole thing.” The 40-year-old ran 2:40:22.
*David Monti Tweated That Before The Start Willis And Leer Jumped In The Creek To Rescue A Woman Who Had Broken Her Arm
*Willis' FB Status On The Race
According to Brett Larner, the Honolulu Marathon actually is considered very prestigious among Japanese runners. He said, "For a long time, if you were an amateur that wanted to do one marathon in your life, this is the one to do. It's got a reputation and legacy, history in Japan. Some people come every year and this is the one marathon they do every year."
The 2:25:44 marathoner has been training in Portugal to get used to the heat and humidity of Hawaii.
She will be paced by her husband Eric Kogo. While being elite runners, the two also own and work their own farm.
Gilbert Chepkwony defends his title against 2:04:48-man Yamane Adhane. Commonwealth Games 10,000 champ Joyce Chepkirui is the favorite for the women despite bombing in her debut with 2:35. She faces Ehitu Kiros (2:23:39) and others. 35-year-old former Olympic silver medalist Isabellah Ochichi will run her 2nd marathon (2:35 debut).
Nukuri ran 2:33 after falling in London, a "training run" 2:41 in Mexico City and a 2:29:35 PR in Amsterdam last month. The field in Hawaii won't be a joke as it includes some top international runners such as CGs 10,000 champ Joyce Chepkirui.
Tyler McCandless won the Kauai Half-Marathon in 1:07:17.