Runners prepare for the start of the 10km Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon run in 2019. The event is now set for a return. Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong Runners prepare for the start of the 10km Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon run in 2019. The event is now set for a return. Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
Runners prepare for the start of the 10km Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon run in 2019. The event is now set for a return. Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong

Hong Kong Marathon: boost for city as showpiece athletics event gets go-ahead marking return of elite sport

  • The annual race returns on Sunday, October 24 with a slimmed-down field of 18,500 participants across the three categories
  • The last time the event was held, in 2019, 74,000 runners took part

Topic |   Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon
Runners prepare for the start of the 10km Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon run in 2019. The event is now set for a return. Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong Runners prepare for the start of the 10km Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon run in 2019. The event is now set for a return. Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
Runners prepare for the start of the 10km Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon run in 2019. The event is now set for a return. Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong
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