Christy Yiu wins the women's half marathon at the 2019 showpiece. She will lead a strong local contingent for the delayed 2021 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon in this month. Photo: Nora Tam
Christy Yiu wins the women's half marathon at the 2019 showpiece. She will lead a strong local contingent for the delayed 2021 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon in this month. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong Marathon prize fund slashed, with no invited overseas runners at Covid-19 delayed event

  • Total prize pool drops US$227,000 from 2019 event, with 2021 winners in line for US$50,000 less
  • Christy Yiu heads a strong local contingent, with all 18,500 runners needing two vaccine doses and pre-race negative test

Christy Yiu wins the women's half marathon at the 2019 showpiece. She will lead a strong local contingent for the delayed 2021 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon in this month. Photo: Nora Tam
Christy Yiu wins the women's half marathon at the 2019 showpiece. She will lead a strong local contingent for the delayed 2021 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon in this month. Photo: Nora Tam
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