About the Big Island Road Runners


The Big Island Road Runners Club (BIRR) invites and welcomes you to come run with us. Most of our club runs are based in Hilo, Hawaii but we also have club runs at other locations around the Big Island, including runs within the Hawai'i National Park which afford some incredible views of Kilauea, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea Volcanos .

The Big Island Road Runners was founded in 1995. We are proud members of the Road Runners Club of America. It is our goal to provide a wide cross-section of running opportunities for residents and visitors of Hawai'i Island. BIRR membership is open to all - slow, fast, beginners, veterans, low mileage, ultra runners, walkers or anyone who is interested in running and related health activities.

We offer a standing invitation to all locals and visitors alike to join us on one of our many diverse club runs, meetings, races and social events.

How to Join the Big Island Road Runners


To become a member of the Big Island Road Runners is easy.

You can join us online via our online service
Or, download and print a
Membership Application fForm

Once completed, mail the form to us, along with a check
made out to BIG ISLAND ROAD RUNNERS to :

Big Island Road Runners
P.O. Box 1381
Hilo, Hawaii, 96721

Benefits of Membership


MONTHLY MEETINGS - Board meetings are held monthly on the first Thursday. All members and interested individuals are welcome. The monthly board meetings are held at the Kilauea Starbucks in Hilo and are open to all BIRR members.

PERIODIC E-NEWSLETTER - All of our members receive periodic email and Facebook posts featuring race information, fitness and other informative articles, activities calendar, stories from our members about their personal successes or memorable occurrences and much more.

AUTOMATIC ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA MEMBERSHIP - including a subscription to the RRCA quarterly membership newsletter "Inside Track" and magazine, "Club Running". "Inside Track" outlines best practices in governing and managing running clubs and events. The "Club Running" magazine is a complimentary publication for the household members of the RRCA .

CLUB ROAD TRIPS & RUNS - Members will receive a discount at club hosted events each year (a few event acceptions apply). We also offer a variety of club sponsored fun runs, group "road trips" for out of town events and race management activities at other races.

DISCOUNTS - At the Kona Big Island Running Company Store

ACTIVITIES - Club picnics and barbecues, trips, social events and adventure runs through some of the Island's best scenic areas.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT - Team involvement in support of the local benefit events such as the "Salute to Veteran's 5K Run / Walk.".