Men’s marathon champion Wong Kai-lok (front) and  Masashi Shirotake, in second, arrive at Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2021 finish line at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay. Photo: Nora Tam
Men’s marathon champion Wong Kai-lok (front) and Masashi Shirotake, in second, arrive at Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2021 finish line at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong Marathon organisers left with little clarity after demanding answer from government if race can go ahead

  • Hong Kong Association of Athletics Affiliates requesting a field of 25,000 runners, with staggered start of 500 athletes at a time
  • Government source says they must be sure the race wouldn’t pose extra transmission risks – or create more traffic jams

Men’s marathon champion Wong Kai-lok (front) and  Masashi Shirotake, in second, arrive at Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2021 finish line at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay. Photo: Nora Tam
Men’s marathon champion Wong Kai-lok (front) and Masashi Shirotake, in second, arrive at Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2021 finish line at Victoria Park, Causeway Bay. Photo: Nora Tam
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