The Ultimate Running Vacation

2020 Hawaiian Running Cruise

Sep 12 2020 - Sep 19 2020
Hawaii: Oahu - Maui - Hawaii Big Island - Kauai
$2986pp & up


Four Beautiful Islands, One Epic Hawaiian Running Vacation!

The Hawaiian Running Cruise is designed with every type of runner and walker in mind! You’ll actively explore the islands, earn beautiful views, meet like-minded new friends, and make new memories.

We’ve wrapped this All-Inclusive running and walking cruise around the authentic sites and activities on five Hawaiian Islands including:

  • Run/Walk a 5K in Oahu!
  • Run/Walk a 5K or 10K in Maui!
  • Run/Walk 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon in Kona on the Ironman Course!
  • Run/Walk a 5K in Kauai!
  • Celebrate your active vacation and life with your new friends at the Awards Party!

Plus – explore Hawaii’s beautiful islands hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and biking with our active excursion options! Enjoy extensive interaction with your hosts Jenny Hadfield and John Bingham at numerous social events, private dining with fellow cruisers and a wonderful sense of camaraderie. In addition to all the wonderful activities aboard the Norwegian Pride of America and in port.


The All-Inclusive Hawaiian Running Cruise

  • Four island run/walk events designed for all levels.
  • Post event parties, transport, and permits.
  • Four scenic island run/walk events designed for all levels.
  • HRC Gear Bag: Tech shirt, hat, duffle bag, travel tag, and medal.
  • Private group parties and events with like-minded active travelers.
  • Private group breakfasts and dinners.
  • A fully escorted cruise, accommodations, and meals.
  • All gratuities, taxes and port fees.


Date Day Port of Call Arrive Depart
Sept 12 Saturday Honolulu, Hawaii   7:00pm
Sept 13 Sunday Maui, Hawaii 8:00am Overnight
Sept 14 Monday Maui, Hawaii   6:00pm
Sept 15 Tuesday Hilo, Hawaii 8:00am 6:00pm
Sept 16 Wednesday Kona, Hawaii 7:00am 5:30pm
Sept 17 Thursday Kauai, Hawaii 8:00am Overnight
Sept 18 Friday Kauai, Hawaii    2:00pm
Sept 19 Saturday Honolulu, Hawaii 7:00am  

Itinerary for The Hawaiian Running Cruise

Day 1 – Saturday, Sept 12th – Honolulu, Hawaii

Start the day with a friendship run with the local running club in Honolulu, Hawaii.

We embark aboard the Norwegian Pride of America in the afternoon. You’ll meet your new running and walking friends at the Welcome Reception and enjoy our first group meal to kick off our active vacation. The ship sails at 7pm.

Day 2 – Sunday, Sept 13th – Maui, Hawaii

In the morning, we will run/walk a 5K or 10K. Post event, you’ll have all day and night to explore the rest of the island.

The ship is in port overnight.

Day 3 – Monday, Sept 14th – Maui

A day off of running, you can join in one of our group active excursions, explore Maui on your own, or simply enjoy some time on the beach or the ship.

The ship sails at 6pm.

Day 4 – Tuesday, Sept 15th – Hilo, Hawaii

Enjoy exploring the unique town of Hilo in our Amazing Race, or book a hike excursion to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii’s sole world heritage site!

The ship sails at 6pm.

Day 5 – Wednesday, Sept 16th – Kona, Hawaii

Earn bragging rights as you run/walk a 5K, 10K or half marathon at the Ironman destination of Kona, Hawaii!

Enjoy the rest of the day exploring Kona. The ship sails at 5:30 pm.

Day 6 – Thursday, Sept 17th – Kauai

A day off running, you’ll have the day to explore Hawaii’s garden island of Kauai on your own or with one of our excursions.

The ship is in port overnight.

Day 7 – Friday, Sept 18th – Kauai

We’ll run/walk a 5K and celebrate our final race together! The ship sails at 2pm.

Day 8 – Saturday, Sept 19th – Honolulu

Depart home with a bag full of memories, new active friends, and a big honkin’ Hawaiian Running Cruise Medal!


2020 HRC Package Includes:

  • 7 Night Cruise Accommodations.
  • 5K Friendship Run/Walk in Honolulu.
  • Run/Walk a 5K or 10K in Maui.
  • An Amazing Race in Hilo.
  • Run/Walk a 5K, 10K or Half Marathon in Kona.
  • Run/Walk a 5K in Kauai.
  • Hawaiian Running Cruise Tech Shirt, Hat, Duffle Bag, and Medal.
  • Private Group Breakfasts and all meals included in your cruise.
  • Private dining with your hosts John and Jenny and fellow participants.
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Awards Party
  • Transportation to all events permits for park entrance.
  • All Port Fees and Taxes.
  • Entertainment.
  • A fully escorted cruise.

Not Included:

  • Air Travel
  • Personal Expenses

Accommodation Options

 Inside Stateroom (Category IB)

$2,986 per person Double Occupancy
$4,898 Single Occupancy

These staterooms have two pull-down beds and two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, private bath, closet, closed circuit TV. 134 sf

Ocean View Stateroom (Category OA)

$3,347 per person Double Occupancy
$5,525 Single Occupancy

Oceanview Staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed as well as two pull down beds. Because they are mid-ship, you’ll have easy access to everything on board. Plus an incredible view from the big picture window. 144 sf

Deluxe Ocean View with Balcony (Category BC)

$3,787 per person Double Occupancy
$6,368 Single Occupancy

These balcony staterooms are located either forward or aft. They include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with amazing views. 178sf + 40sf balcony

PP = per person
Double = double occupancy cabin
Single = single occupancy cabin
3rd & 4th = guests sharing with two full-fare guests in the cabin are available on request – please call The Cruise & Vacation Authority for pricing – 888-484-4441.

Booking Notes

Booking Deposit – A deposit of $750 per person is due with the online booking registration.  The balance is due March 14, 2020.  Cruise bookings received after this date will be charged the full amount of the cruise.

The Hawaiian Running Cruise is an exclusive group.  In order to participate, you must book your cruise package through The Cruise & Vacation Authority / Hawaiian Running Cruise office.  Discounts are available for multiple registrations for running clubs and groups. Call for details.

Roommate Finder: If you are a single looking to share a cabin, please indicate this on the application and we will do our best to accommodate your request.  You can also post to our private Facebook group for the already registered participants.

Failure to appear cruise embarkation for any reason constitutes a cancellation subject to full penalties.

Waitlist Bookings

If you are interested in a cabin category that is waitlisted (full) and it does not open up, you will not be booked on this cruise. You will be contacted for approval prior to our booking the cruise and charging payment if a waitlist cabin does open.

If you make a first choice which is waitlisted and a second choice which is not waitlisted, you will be booked on this cruise and payment will be charged at the time of booking. Full cancellation penalties will apply. If prior to sailing, the waitlist for your first choice does clear you will be moved into that cabin category and either a refund will be processed, or the additional funds will be charged.

Cancellation Schedule:

Before November 17, 2019: $150 per person
November 17, 2019 –  March 14, 2020: $750 per person
After March 14, 2020: 100% of cruise package

*Cancellations must be received in writing by the date indicated. Fax or email is sufficient notification. Guests must confirm receipt by The Cruise & Vacation Authority.

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