Women’s marathon champion Christy Yiu Kit-ching arrives at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon finish line at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on October 24. Photo: Nora Tam
Women’s marathon champion Christy Yiu Kit-ching arrives at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon finish line at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on October 24. Photo: Nora Tam

Letters | Uneven numbers show how Hong Kong marathon organisers fail women

  • While the marathon’s return was generally well-organised and a good experience for many, the paltry number of women involved was alarming
  • Organisers must recognise the problems shown by just 28 per cent of runners being women and act to address them

Women’s marathon champion Christy Yiu Kit-ching arrives at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon finish line at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on October 24. Photo: Nora Tam
Women’s marathon champion Christy Yiu Kit-ching arrives at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon finish line at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on October 24. Photo: Nora Tam
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