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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Wonder woman Chow defies the odds at Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Wonder woman Chow defies the odds Of the 647 participants who sought medical help yesterday, it's a surprise Alison Chow Chi-ngan was not one of them. The 32-year-old defied the odds to finish as Hong Kong's leadin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1157713/wonder-woman-chow-defies-odds-hong-kong-marathon
  2. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Wheelchair participants say cut-off time 'unreasonable'

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:17am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao Wheelchair racers say time limit is unreasonable Wheelchair athletes have blasted marathon organisers for setting "unreasonable" ... athletes and runners, but this was questioned by some competitors, who said the time limits were too demanding for amateur athletes and undermined the inclusive ethos of the race. "Not ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1428875/wheelchair-participants-say-cut-time-unreasonable
  3. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Record 64,000 runners take to the streets in Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 08:15am by Alvin Sallay

    ... And it was not because athletes were disappointed at Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's decision not to start the race. It was because the giant inflatable arch marking the start on Nathan Road collapsed on athletes' heads during the countdown to the full marathon, forcing organisers to delay proceedings by five minutes. "Someone kicked the plug and the whole thing started to collapse, but luckily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1428829/record-64000-runners-take-streets-hong-kong-marathon
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Runners triumph over adversity

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 12:24pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Oscar Pistorious. “It still hurts my knee when I run,” said Cheung. “I don’t really care about time – as long as I can finish, I’m happy.” The 10km event attracted a variety of athletes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1428916/runners-triumph-over-adversity
  5. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Marathon official Kwan Kee wants public to be more tolerant

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Official pleads for public tolerance during big race A top Hong Kong Marathon official has called for the public to be more sensitive to the needs of runners at next week's showpiece following moves by the government to clamp down on noise levels at major races. Kwan Kee, chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1152037/marathon-official-kwan-kee-wants-public-be-more-tolerant
  6. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    38,000 runners snap up 10km race places

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... exercise that opened at 7am. Eight hours later, all the available places were snapped up. A spokeswoman for the organiser, the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, expressed surprise at the fast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074090/38000-runners-snap-10km-race-places
  7. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    HK marathon can be among world's best, says bank chief

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... from the government," Hung said, adding his voice to calls from organisers for roads to be kept open for longer. The Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association said the annual showpiece had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1157814/hong-kong-marathon-can-be-among-worlds-best-says-bank-chief
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Julius seizes his big moment with victory in Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... is a powerful motivator, especially for African athletes, where one dollar can go a long way. And Maisei was gleefully counting his chickens. "I won't be able to take home the entire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1157711/julius-seizes-his-big-moment-victory-hong-kong-marathon
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    With world watching, masses make Hong Kong Marathon a true success

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... is not a problem at all. From 4am to 6am yesterday, those very same streets were abuzz as athletes or all shapes and sizes- and ability- readied themselves for action. They mingled with the dribs and drabs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1157700/world-watching-masses-make-hong-kong-marathon-true-success
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Third time lucky for Kenyan in Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 11:43am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a tunnel for almost three kilometres and the course is very hilly Julius Maisei Thirty-seven runners were taken to hospital and two admitted to intensive care, but Hong Kong Amateur Athletic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1157446/third-time-lucky-kenyas-maisei-hong-kong-marathon

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