Throughout the year, 13 races come together to make up the Commanding Officer’s Semper Fit Series. Run along the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean, up mountainous terrain, and even through swampy waters, the challenge is always new and exciting. Run one or run them all, it’s something you’ll never forget! The Commanding Officer’s Series is open to the public.
Click here to see the Race Results of previous races.
King of the Hill
Saturday, January 21, MCBH Dewey Square
Come and join Marine Corps Community Services in kicking off the 2017 Commanding Officer’s Race Series with the King of the Hill 5K. Additionally, this is the first race of the Joint Race Series (see below). Click here for complete information about the Joint Race Series. This challenging 5K starts and finishes at Dewey Square on MCB Hawaii Kaneohe Bay. The race course goes up to the Officers’ Club providing a beautiful scenic view of Kailua Bay and Pyramid Rock, before the main challenge of a steep uphill run that goes up to the famous Kansas Tower providing a breath taking view of Kaneohe Bay. Online registration closes Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm HST. ALL CIVILIANS (NON DoD) MUST REGISTER 10 DAYS PRIOR TO THE RACE. Click here for more information and to sign up.
2017 Swamp Romp
Saturday, February 11, MCBH Boondocker LZ / O’ Course Field
The Swamp Romp is Hawaii’s oldest mud run and has been making you muddy on MCB Hawaii for the past 23 years!!! This unique run crafted by the Marine Corps finest takes you through the Nu’upia Ponds and over/under tactical obstacles that challenge the strongest of competitors. It was the first, it is the best- THE SWAMP ROMP. Click here for more information and to see past Swamp Romp events.
Hawaii Marines’ Virtual Marathon
Saturday, February 4 – Saturday, February 25
Virtual Run (Complete on your own time and your own clime) Virtual Run Complete in the city of your choice.
How Does the Hawaii Marines’ Virtual Marathon Work?
Help to support quality of life programs for Marines, Sailors and their families in Hawaii with the Hawaii Marines’ Virtual Marathon! Run, walk or bike 26.2 cumulative miles between February 4th-25th and receive your package with aloha from Hawaii containing a race t-shirt and customized medal.
The Honor System
You will complete your marathon on your own time at the location of your choosing. Throughout the duration of the race, we will send you updates and lots of aloha from us here in Hawaii! We encourage all participants to send us participation photos throughout the three-weeks to be included in our updates! Send your photos or updates to OMBKBayVirtualrace@usmc-mccs.org
Bellows Outdoor Adventure Race (B.O.A.R.)
8:00 am Saturday, March 4, Marine Corps Training Area Bellows (MCTAB), 220 Tinker Road Follow special event signs in Waimanalo
On Saturday, March 4, 2017 just steps away from the beautiful crystal clear waters of Bellows Beach, the MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS (MCTAB) will combine endurance with excitement while hosting the BELLOWS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE RACE a.k.a THE B.O.A.R. This adventurous event will take your racing skills to the next level! The run course is 3.1 miles in distance with 5 “circuit stations” throughout to test your strength and endurance. Circuit stations will include ammo can squats, sand-bag carry, push-ups, tire flip and wire crawl. Compete as an individual or as a 4-person team. The race is open to the public. Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in specific age categories, male and female PLUS the top three teams, male, female and mixed. Who knows, you might get a sneak peek of a boar or two. Come join the fun!! Online registration closes Tuesday, Feb. 28. All civilians (Non-DoD) must register 10 days prior to the race. Click here for more info and to register online.
Do you have what it takes to win the Hawaii Armed Forces Joint Race Series? Schofield Barracks, Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam join forces to create two separate 3-race running series in 2017!
- King of the Hill 5K at MCBH, January 21
- Kolekole 10K at Schofield Barracks, March 11
- Ford Island Bridge Run 10K at JBPHH, April 1
- ARMY 10 Miler at Schofield, July 15
- Hickam Half Marathon at JBPHH, August 19
- Sunset Flightline 5K at MCBH, September 15 (this is a Friday evening race)
The TOP THREE MEN AND WOMEN to complete ALL 3 races in a series with the fastest times will be awarded the Fitness Series medal! Medals will also be awarded by Age Group, to the TOP man and woman who complete ALL 3 races with the fastest time. There are two separate series during 2017. Awards will be given out at the end of each 3-race series.
All DOD ID card holders and sponsored guest are eligible to enter.
MUST HAVE VALID DOD ID CARD TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SERIES AWARDS. (AD/FM/RET/RES/DOD)
Click here for complete information about the Joint Race Series.
Base Rules: Participants may need to register vehicles at the MCBH Front Gate (H3 entrance). Drivers may be required to present Driver’s License, vehicle registration, safety check and proof of insurance. Please obey all posted speed limits, and follow guidance. Driving Instructions: Enter MCB Hawaii through the H3 Front Gate. Follow special event signs which will direct you to event location and parking.