Tyler McCandless returns to defend his title on Sept. 1.
Over 20,000 runners turned out for the event.
The "King" will be chasing fourth consecutive XTERRA title in Ogden, Utah on September 25.
Defending champion Mike Wardian hopes to secure the $15,000 prize.
The race delivers $100 million in positive economic impact to Hawaii.
The men's winner didn't take the lead until mile 17.
She hadn't run her first marathon until she was 86.
She's trying to qualify for the Ironman Triathlon World Championships.
Regardless of the decline in Japanese runners, they still will spend $100 million on tourism.