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Molokai Metric and Rainbow Ride

Kualapu`u School News Release

Kualapu`u School invites all local cycling enthusiasts to come out and ride the Molokai Metric.  This first annual event features three course distances; 100K for the fanatical few, 60K for those who want to take on a challenge, and 25K for those who’d prefer a shorter spin.  All ride distances will begin at 7 a.m. from Hotel Molokai on Sunday, Jan. 18 (MLK weekend).  Ride courses will flow east along the Kamehameha Highway past Kamalo (the first turn around point) to Morris Point (the second turn around point) and then back to the Hotel.  From the Hotel, the 100K will make a second loop around Coffee’s of Hawaii and the Airport.  All races will end at Hotel Molokai with the post-event party starting at noon.  For more information, visit our website molokaimetric2015.eventbrite.com or contact Kualapu`u School, 567-6900.

In addition, families are invited to participate in the Rainbow Ride the same weekend, on Saturday, Jan. 17, also hosted by Kualapu`u School. Beginning riders, parents, grandparents, aunties, and uncles are all welcome to ride together from the school to Post-A-Nut Station and back as part of the Molokai Metric weekend.  Visiting cycling experts will provide pointers and safety tips to novice riders and join Rainbow Ride participants for a color-splashed celebration at the halfway point.  Riders will leave the school at 4 p.m. Spaghetti dinner and a hula show by Kula Kaiapuni Kauwela will follow. Dinner will be served at 5:30.  Cost per family is $25. For more information, contact Kualapu`u School, 567-6900.



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