The Boulder resident netted $15,000 for his first-place showing.
He's out to break his own course record this weekend.
Tyler McCandless returns to defend his title on Sept. 1.
We recently caught up with the 25-year-old Penn State grad and two-time Kauai Marathon champion.
Brett Ely won the women's race in course-record time.
Tyler McCandless returns to defend his title.
He shaved seven minutes off the old course record.
Defending champion Mike Wardian hopes to secure the $15,000 prize.
Last year's winner, Mike Wardian, will return to defend his title.