The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was most recently staged in 2019. Photo: Felix Wong
The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was most recently staged in 2019. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong Marathon warns runners against breaking law with political slogans in first mass participation sports event of national security era

  • Officials dialled up pressure on organisers to warn runners against pulling political stunts for fear of the event descending into protest, source says
  • Organisers originally indicated they might not challenge runners making political statements during Sunday’s race, which involves 18,500 competitors

Topic |   Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon
The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was most recently staged in 2019. Photo: Felix Wong
The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was most recently staged in 2019. Photo: Felix Wong
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