Paramedics attend to a runner who collapsed at the finish line of last year’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon. Photo: Mark Agnew

Hong Kong Marathon: 100 roving medical teams bolster response effort after recent deaths

  • Total number of medical staff on duty will reach 900 with 74,000 runners entered
  • Four runners have died in the showpiece event in the past decade
Topic |   Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon

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Paramedics attend to a runner who collapsed at the finish line of last year’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon. Photo: Mark Agnew
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More than 70,000 runners will compete in this weekend’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon. Photos: SCMP

Hong Kong Marathon chiefs apologise as ‘slowcoaches’ complain about cut-off times for elite group

  • Organisers of Sunday’s showpiece only reveal cut-off times over the weekend for challenge group in half-marathon
  • Police warn airport users to plan their route because of road closures and inconvenience on Sunday
Topic |   Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon

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More than 70,000 runners will compete in this weekend’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon. Photos: SCMP
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