2004 Hall of Fame Inductee: Krige Schabort won seven Honolulu Marathon men’s wheelchair championships in a row, setting a course record in 2000. He made it up Diamond Head using just his arms. Schabort, who lost his legs during a guerilla war in Angola in 1987, became the first wheelchair racer to be inducted into a marathon hall of fame. Schabort has also won the New York City Marathon twice, the Detroit Marathon three times, the Columbus Marathon three times, and the Twin Cities Marathon…

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2001 Hall of Fame Inductee: Tom Ferguson. From left to right: Tommy Kono, Edith Leiby, Jim Barahal, Tom Ferguson, Jeanette and Ronald Chun, Jack Scaff, and Jon Cross pictured at the annual marathon dinner. "Tom Ferguson was a driving force in the development of the Honolulu Marathon. Tom designed, laid out, and measured the original Marathon course and did innumerable behind-the-scenes jobs over the years. Tom is one of the unsung heroes of the Honolulu Marathon."

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2005 Hall of Fame Inductee: Dr. Jim Barahal made the Honolulu Marathon one of the world’s largest and highest profile foot races. As elite runners coordinator in the mid-1980s, he introduced the world class competition in men’s and women’s fields. Becoming president of the HMA in 1987 he tripled the size of the race and dramatically amplified its impact on Hawaii’s economy. Through his visionary leadership and business acumen the Honolulu Marathon has become the state’s preeminent sports…

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2007 Hall of Fame Inductees: "The Final Few" Three Veteran Honolulu Marathon runners. Jim Barahal presented plaques to (left to right) Jerold Chun, Gordon Dugan and Gary Dill. The only runners who have finished every Honolulu Marathon since the first one in 1973 were presented plaques commemorating their 35 years of running the marathon. President Jim Barahal said, “For most of us, the reason we run is for fitness and personal challenge. Most of us will never win a marathon."

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2002 Hall of Fame Inductee: Patti Dillon: Patti Dillon was inducted into the Honolulu Marathon Hall of Fame, on December 5, 2002 and took her place alongside Carla Beurskens as one of the greatest female champions ever.

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2008 Hall of Fame Inductee: Frank Shorter ran the Honolulu Marathon 19 times, never winning it, but he has been a champion of its reputation since 1974. Shorter has brought his iconic image to Honolulu Marathon not only as a participant but also as a race broadcaster and celebrity guest signer at Honolulu Marathon Expos. He has also gone out of his way to speak with school children around Honolulu during his visits here.

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2006 Hall of Fame Inductee: Three-time winner Benson Masya won the Honolulu Marathon in 1991, 1992 and 1994 and was one of the world's top road racers during the 1990s. He died tragically in 2003 at age 33. Masya's widow, Joan, was flown in from Kenya to accept his induction plaque from Honolulu Marathon president Jim Barahal. The late champion's eldest son, Willis, 11, was also present for the ceremony.

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2000 Hall of Fame Ceremony. Pictured on stage from left to right are: Dr. Jim Barahal, president, Edith Leiby and Jack Scaff, 1996 inductees, Jeanette Chun, 1998 inductee, Carla Beuskens, 2000 inductee, Filbert Bayi (for Simon Robert Naali, 2000 inductee), Tommy Kono, 1999 inductee, Ronald Chun, 1998 inductee, Mbarak Hussein (for bother Ibrahim Hussein, 1997 inductee), and Dr. Jon Cross, race director.

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1999 Hall of Fame Inductee: Tommy Kono. Tommy Kono is no stranger to "Halls of Fame." As a three-time Olympic medalist (2 Gold and 1 Silver), Tommy has already been inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame and the International Weightlifting Hall of Fame. Although Tommy has never run the Honolulu Marathon, he has been a volunteer since the very first race and has served many years on the association board of directors. Tommy is now retired and writing a book on weightlifting.

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2003 Hall of Fame Inductee: Jimmy Muindi (left) and Mbarak Hussein (right), recipients of the 2003 Honolulu Marathon Hall of Fame recognition, are legendary multi-year first place winners whose continual saga started in 1998. Since then either Hussein or Muindi has won the race, with only 4 seconds separating them in 2002.

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