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Standard Chartered Marathon

Third time lucky for Kenyan in Hong Kong Marathon

In second place was another Kenyan, James Mbugua (2:14:28), while Ethiopia’s Deribe Robi was third (2:14:37) in the race on Sunday. Thirty-seven runners were taken to hospital and two admitted to intensive care, but Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association chairman Kwan Kee said they had regained consciousness.

Sunday, 24 February, 2013, 8:20pm 1 comment

Marathon Mania: Running on inspiration

Upon hearing of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon slogan "run for a reason" last year, Paul Evans knew he had to sign up.

20 Feb 2013 - 10:07am

Marathon Mania: Under starter's orders

It's finally here. Three months of arduous training have flown by, and on Sunday, I will run the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.

20 Feb 2013 - 10:05am

Runners take their case for shark fin ban to Hong Kong's big marathon

This will be the seventh consecutive year a group of elite local runners will run the entire 42-kilometre marathon in full-body shark costumes. "It's not so much the heavy shark head that's the challenge, but how hot and stuffy it gets in here," said Janet Ng Shiaw-hwa, as she wiggled into her suit at a demonstration in Tamar Park in Admiralty.

4 Feb 2013 - 4:40am 1 comment

Talking Points

Millions join haj pilgrimage

24 Oct 2012 - 2:21am

Wheelchair race 'could become regular event'

Organisers will have to provide better arrangements for wheelchair racers if they are to continue the event next year.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong marathon sprints to half-million milestone

The milestone enrolment of half a million runners since the inception of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon has been reached, but the race is over for those who have yet to register for next year's event, as the record 70,000 quota has been filled.

14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Asian runners dominate race

Run in nearly perfect conditions, the Standard Chartered Marathon attracted a record number of competitors this year

More than 40,000 people participated in the Standard Chartered Marathon 2008 last Sunday. It was the highest number of participants in 12 years.

The first race was the 10-kilometre challenge, which started at 5.15 in the morning.

20 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

It's all praise for marathon effort

Organisers hailed the annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong International Marathon as a great success yesterday after the 10km event was moved to Hong Kong Island.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Crowds can take race to new heights

Organisers hoping to see a massive spectator turnout to cheer on runners

Will it be cold and soulless, or a heartwarming experience?

A record 49,947 runners will have the answer tomorrow.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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