Kauai Marathon: The Villas at Poipu Kai celebrates National Running Week from May 16-23, 2010

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The Kauai Marathon, which will be held on September 5, 2010 and had 1,700 participants last year, is quickly becoming one of the premier running events in the country due to the breathtaking scenery along Kauai’s south shore. The Villas at Poipu Kai are proud to be the official sponsors of the Kauai Marathon and are celebrating National Running week May 16-23, 2010.

2009 Marathon Runner in Beautiful Kauai Surroundings

National Running and Fitness week, officially May 16-23, 2010 will be celebrated at The Villas at Poipu Kai. The Villas are proud to be the official sponsors of the Kauai Marathon. The marathon, which will be held on September 5, 2010 and had 1,700 participants last year, is quickly becoming one of the premier running events in the country due to the breathtaking scenery along Kauai’s south shore.

Dean Karnazes is coming back for 2010 as the marathon host and Bart Yasso, the Chief Running Editor for Runner’s World, will be the official running ambassador. Individuals interested in running in the marathon can download the application at villasatpoipukai.com

In the spirit of the upcoming events, The Villas is proud to donate a 4-night stay for use by staff, VIPs and marathon organizers and race timers.

With the arrival of spring, individuals across the nation are lacing up their running shoes, pulling bikes out of the garage, strapping on their inline skates, and planning hiking excursions, The Villas is encouraging guests and staff to take advantage of the tropical surroundings while pursuing their personal fitness goals.    

Additional health events held in May to encourage individuals get active and stay healthy include: Physical Fitness and Sports Month--President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports (202)690-9000; National Osteoporosis Month--National Osteoporosis Foundation (202)223-2226; Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) Day (May 5)--Youth Fitness Coalition (201)433-8993; National Employee Health and Fitness Day (May 19)--National Association of Governor's Councils on Physical Fitness and Sports (317)237-5630.

The Villas at Poipu Kai is Kauai’s newest boutique resort, situated in the heart of Kauai’s south shore. The oceanfront resort includes a Tennis Club, three pools, 300 acres of oceanfront greenbelt, and a five-minute walk to Poipu and Shipwreck beaches, The Villas have accommodations for up to eight in 3- and 4-bedrooms, designer plantation-style furnishings, expansive lanais and gourmet kitchens.

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