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[13 September 2016] Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017 to Open for Public Registration Tomorrow

 

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.

Details:

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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About the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon

www.hkmarathon.com

The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon is Hong Kong's largest participatory annual sporting event, organised by the HKAAA. With first title sponsorship in 1997, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited will celebrate its 21st year as title sponsor with the 2017 Event. 

Standard Chartered also sponsors marathons in 9 other cities globally including Taipei, Singapore, Mumbai, Nairobi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Dubai, Stanley (Falkland Islands), and Jersey. 

This press release is released by Ogilvy Public Relations on behalf of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017 Organising Committee.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Ogilvy Public Relations

Dicky Li

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Email: dicky.li@iprogilvy.com

Callis Lau

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Benny Chan

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Email: benny.chan@iprogilvy.com

Cathy Ho

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Email: cathy.ho@iprogilvy.com