The Hawaiian Running Cruise

February 26, 2022 - March 5, 2022
Hawaii: Oahu - Maui - Hawaii Big Island - Kauai
Starting at $3,014


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 run/walk events designed for all levels!
  • Post-event parties, transport, and permits!
  • Four scenic island run/walk events designed for all levels!
  • Private group parties and events with like-minded active travelers!
  • Private group breakfasts before races!
  • Unlimited Wifi (1 per cabin)!
  • HRC Gear Bag: Tech shirt, hat, duffle bag, travel tag, and medal!
  • Premium Beverage Package Including Gratuities!
  • A fully escorted cruise, accommodations, and meals!
  • All gratuities, taxes, and port fees!


Date Day Port of Call Arrive Depart
Feb 26 Saturday Honolulu, Hawaii 7:00pm
Feb 27 Sunday Maui, Hawaii 8:00am Overnight
Feb 28 Monday Maui, Hawaii 6:00pm
March 1 Tuesday Hilo, Hawaii 8:00am 6:00pm
March 2 Wednesday Kona, Hawaii 7:00am 5:30pm
March 3 Thursday Kauai, Hawaii 8:00am Overnight
March 4 Friday Kauai, Hawaii 2:00pm
March 5 Saturday Honolulu, Hawaii 7:00am

Itinerary for The Hawaiian Running Cruise

Day 1 – Saturday, Feb 26th – 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, Feb 27th – 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.

Monday, Feb 28th – 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, March 1st – 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, March 2nd – 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, March 3rd – 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, March 4th – Kauai

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

Day 8 – Saturday, March 5th – Honolulu

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


2022 HRC Package Includes:

  • 7 Night Cruise Accommodations.
  • Honolulu Aloha Friendship 5K
  • Maui 5K and 10K
  • An Amazing Race in Hilo
  • Kona Run/Walk a 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon on the Ironman Course
  • Kaui 5K
  • Premium Beverage Package Including Gratuities
  • Private Pre-Race 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
  • Hawaiian Running Cruise Tech Shirt, Hat, Duffle Bag, and Medal
  • Unlimited Wifi (1 per cabin)
  • Transportation to all events permits for park entrance
  • All Port Fees, Gratuities and Taxes
  • Entertainment
  • A fully escorted cruise

Not Included:

  • Air Travel
  • Personal Expenses

Inside Stateroom (Category IB)

$3,014 per person Double Occupancy
$4,837 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)

$3,479 per person Double Occupancy
$5,698 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)

$4,081 per person Double Occupancy
$6,779 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 November 18, 2021. 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 September 20, 2021: $100 per person
September 20, 2021 – November 18, 2021: $750 per person
After November 18, 2021: 100% of the 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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