FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017
to Open for Public Registration Tomorrow
Dedicated fundraising portal to go online as well
HONG KONG (13 September 2016) – The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon will take place on Sunday, 12 February 2017. Local and overseas runners can register through the all-new public ballot entry system on the official website beginning tomorrow.
Registration URL: www.hkmarathon.com
Starting Date and Time: 14 September 2016 (Wednesday) 10:00a.m.
Finishing Date and Time: 28 September 2016 (Wednesday) 7:00p.m.
Announcement of Results:
For successful and waitlisted applicants: 11 October 2016 (Tuesday)
For unsuccessful applicants: 12 October 2016 (Wednesday)
Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon Charity Programme –
Launch of a Dedicated Fundraising Portal
Available from tomorrow (14 September 2016), the dedicated portal, which can be accessed through the official Marathon website (www.hkmarathon.com), will allow runners as well as non-runners to make donations to and raise funds for the Marathon’s charities:
- “Seeing is Believing”, Standard Chartered’s global initiative in collaboration with ORBIS in Hong Kong to prevent avoidable blindness;
- The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society;
- The Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled
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