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  1. Lifestyle - HONG KONG MARATHON

    We Run HK: Yeung Yuk-wing

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:36pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... is deaf. But curiosity got the 51-year-old horse groomsman running three years ago. He has competed in six races- his best result a six-hour marathon- and says running makes him strong, independent ... racers expected to take part this year. To celebrate the city's passion for the sport, we'll be featuring the story of one inspirational runner each week until the race on February 16. ...

  2. Infographics - Sport - HONG KONG MARATHON

    In the long run: Visualising the Hong Kong Marathon results

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 08:06pm by Cedric Sam, Jane Pong, Olivia Rosenman

    ... Cedric Sam, Jane Pong and Olivia Rosenman This year's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was won on Sunday morning by Gemeda Feyera in 2:15:04. Fellow Ethiopian Rehima Kedir took the title for women in 2:34:52. We trace the milestones of the marathon challenge, the toughest among the event's races, from the firing gun to the last second. Link to the full-screen ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Wheelchair participants say cut-off time 'unreasonable'

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

    ... and "unnecessary" time limits, which kept four of the six competitors from finishing yesterday's 10-kilometre race. Organisers insisted the measures were in place for the safety of both wheelchair 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 ...

  4. 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 ... we were able to get it back to its proper shape," said relieved chief organiser William Ko Wai-lam. "The race was delayed by five minutes but other than that everything went ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Ethiopians' team tactics work a treat as Gemada Heyera savours victory

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:34pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... time I was running this race so I decided I would stay in touch with the defending champion. I thought he would know best what it takes to win. "And when I got my chance, I took it. ... and it was the first time for flying, a huge adventure. I'm happy I brought her." Irene Jerop was all nerves as she watched the race unfold on the giant television screen at the finish line ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Runners from fire services aim to win sixth straight 10km race

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

    ... 100 firemen took part in trials to represent the department. "Each of us expects to finish the 10-kilometre race in around 36 minutes. If we do that, I think we can win again," ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Thousands of marathon runners sport blue ribbons in support of press freedom

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 02:35pm by Ernest Kao, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Many of the 65,000 runners yesterday expressed support for the cause. Leung Fat-ling was among those pinning a ribbon on his top as he prepared to run in the 10-kilometre race. He said press ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    38,000 runners snap up 10km race places

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

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com 38,000 runners snap up race places on internet It may be demanding to run 10 kilometres, but an online scramble for a highly sought-after entry ticket for a race in February was just as challenging. More than 30,000 eager runners jammed the website of the 2013 Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon yesterday in a first-come-first-served registration ...

  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 - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Third time lucky for Kenyan in Hong Kong Marathon

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

    ... the 32-year-old Maisei, who could hardly stand at the end of the 42.195-kilometre race. Maisei’s time was well short of the mark set last year by Ethiopian Dereje Abera of 2:11:27. SCMP video by Chris Luo “It was tough out there. It is not easy running inside a tunnel for almost three kilometres and the course is very hilly. Hong Kong is a hard race,” he said. It is not easy running inside ...




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