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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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DISPUTE

    Athletes criticise race marshals after wheelchair half-marathon fiasco

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Half-marathon officials accused of mishandling the competition and manhandling competitors Two wheelchair athletes criticise race organisers Two athletes ... by marshals. Rob Holliday from Tung Chung and other half-marathon wheelchair competitors were informed by organisers- the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA)- that there would be a one-hour ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - WHEELCHAIR RACE

    Wheelchair athletes join the fun at Hong Kong Marathon

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

    ... and the ire- of athletes due to congestion and collisions, race organisers seemed to get things right this time around. "It was windy out there, especially once you came out of the tunnel," ... from fencing but, at the urging of his wife, he decided to explore the opportunities offered by wheelchair athletics. "I can now walk but I can't run so being able to compete ...

  4. News - Sport - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong Marathon offers 2,000 more runners chance to compete

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... the importance of staging the race in the city area. "We have to consider the needs of different parties, such as the organisers, athletes, sponsors and other road users for such a big event ... two hours 10 minutes and 30 seconds for men and 2:28:00 for women. Ko said event organisers would try to secure athletes who had participated in the London Olympics, while top runners from ...

  5. New chief has HK$4.9m plan to rescue athletics

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka The new chief of Hong Kong track and field, Eric Lee Chi-wing, is hoping investment in the people who matter- the athletes- can mark the beginning of the sport's salvation in the SAR. Lee is determined to win back elite status for his sport and he believes the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association's investment of HK$4.9 million will act ...

  6. Local athletes get top tips on marathon running

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell More than 500 athletes attended a session which helped them enhance their knowledge of distance running and training techniques. The New Balance Training Clinic- Theoretical Session was organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association and sponsored by sportswear company New Balance. KK Chan, an experienced athlete, told participants their first priority ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    72,000 runners ready for Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association. "It is crucial we get more space and more time to run the races." A record 72,000 runners will take part in the 17th edition of Hong ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    45-year-old housewife embraces 'last chance' to run for Hong Kong in marathon

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka 45-year-old embraces 'last chance' to run for HK Angelina Kong Fung-sin thought her chance of representing Hong Kong had gone. Then an e-mail arrived inviting the 45-year-old Tai Po housewife and mother-of-two to carry Hong Kong's colours in Sunday's showpiece marathon. Despite her age, Kong will make her debut appearance for the Hong Kong athletic ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong Marathon organisers ban under 16s from 10-kilometre race

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay, Lana Lam

    ... Alvin Sallay and Lana Lam Marathon organisers are worried about the safety and health of under-16 athletes, but a top triathlete says there is no danger Young runners barred from big 10 km ... to train for endurance races. Michelle Wong, the marketing manager for the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, said the executive committee had decided on the ban because it was worried about ...




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