An early start means less chance of anti-government protests affecting the Hong Kong Island 10K City Race. Photo: HKAAA

Hong Kong Island 10k City Race will test the waters for Hong Kong Marathon, say organisers

  • More than 3,000 runners expected to take part in the race through Wan Chai and Causeway Bay on Sunday
  • Organisers say safety comes first for participants but they don’t foresee any problems for the race that begins at 7.45am
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An early start means less chance of anti-government protests affecting the Hong Kong Island 10K City Race. Photo: HKAAA
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Chan Kin-wa

Chan Kin-wa

Kin-wa joined the SCMP after working for the Hong Kong Sports Development Board and the government for more than a decade. Previously, he was at the Standard for six years. Kin-wa has covered the Olympic Games twice and three Asian Games as an SCMP reporter.