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Important Notice

  1. Public entry (except Priority Entry, Wheelchair Races, Youth Dash and Family Run) is on ballot basis. The registration period starts from 10am, on 12 September 2018, Wednesday, and ends by 7pm on 29 September 2018, Saturday. The Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association Limited (“the Organiser”) reserves the right to close entries before the deadline without notice.
  2. Entry of Wheelchair Races, Youth Dash and Family Run are on first-come, first-served basis. The Organiser reserves the right to close entries before the deadline without notice once the race quota is full.
  3. An applicant can submit one application only for the Event. For example, a runner who has applied for 10km race is not allowed to register for the Family Run as well. All duplicate applications or registrations will be rejected or cancelled by the Organiser without prior notice.
  4. Participants who wish to amend their personal information can log into their own dashboard, which is created after registration, on the official Marathon website by 29 September 2018. In case of further enquiries, please contact Marathon Registration and Runners’ Communication Office at 2577 0800, or e-mail to hkmarathon@hkaaa.com
  5. Participants are advised to solicit medical advice from medical practitioners prior to registering for and taking part in the race. Participants should have adequate preparation to ensure that they are physically fit to compete in and complete the race category they have entered.  Participants may also make reference to the Training Tips on the Marathon website and the official Facebook page. By submitting his/her application and subsequently taking part in the race, a Participant:
    • warrants and confirms to the Organiser that he/she is physically fit to take part in and complete the race without any medical or other assistance; and
    • agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Organiser from i) any injury or death suffered by the Participant himself/herself or any other persons; and ii) any damage to property as a result of him/her not being physically fit to take part in and complete the race.
  6. Public Liability Insurance is covered by the Organiser. Participants are advised to take up their own personal or other insurance policies separately, if necessary.
  1. To advocate a greener Marathon, the “Runner’s Pack Collection Letter” will be sent to all successful applicants via email, starting from mid-January 2019. Applicants can also login to their own dashboard account on the official Marathon website to download the Collection Letter. The Collection Letter indicates the runner’s name, category and bib number, along with a QR-code for identification and redemption purpose.
  2. In case participants are unable to download their Runner’s Pack Collection Letter by 31 January 2019, please contact Marathon Registration and Runners’ Communication Office at 2577 0800 immediately.
  3. Participants MUST collect their bib and timing chip at the designated dates, times and location as listed below (in person or via an authorised person) by presenting the Runner’s Pack Collection Letter with the unique QR-code.
    Local and Overseas Participants
    Date for Collection13 - 16 February 2019 (Wed - Sat)
    TimeTo be announced in due course
    LocationVictoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
  4. In order to avoid congestion and to ensure a smooth distribution, participants are strongly advised to collect their runner’s packs according to the specified date and time as indicated in the “Runner’s Pack Collection Letter”.
  5. No bibs, timing chips and souvenirs will be distributed on race day.
  1. As the race will start early in the morning (not applicable to Family Run), participants are advised to minimise the noise impact on nearby residents.
  2. Race officials will be deployed along the route for safety and other reasons. Participants must follow instructions given by the race officials during the race.
  3. Participants are strongly advised not to stop and take photos or videos near the starting arch, along the course and at the finish area, for the sake of safety.
  4. Wearing a race helmet is compulsory for all wheelchair race participants. Participants must also take the safety of other participants on the course into consideration.
  5. To facilitate the reopening of closed road at designated times, checkpoints will be set up at different locations along the course. Participants who fail to reach the designated checkpoints at specific times will be asked by race officials to leave the course and board the official bus to Victoria Park. Such participants must follow such request from the race officials. The Organiser reserves the right to reject applications of participants who refuse to follow the instructions of race officials for all future Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathons or races organised by the Organiser.
  6. To ensure emergency vehicles can reach the site without delay in the event of an incident, participants are reminded not to enter the Emergency Vehicle Access (EVA) during the race. Please follow instructions given by the race officials.
  7. To avoid overcrowding and accidents at the Finish Area, participants are required to leave the Area as soon as possible.
  8. Spectators and general public are welcome to enter the public viewing area at Victoria Park (Finish Area of Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, Wheelchair races and Youth Dash) through Gate 4. Gates 14,15, 16 and 17 will not be available for public access during the race.
  9. Finish area of Family Run is at Tamar Park in Admiralty. An after-race party will be organised in Tamar Park for public to enjoy.

Marathon Registration and Customer Service Office
(852) 2577 0800
General Inquiry : hkmarathon@hkaaa.com
Registration and participant’s
Information entry : hkmarathon@hkaaa.com

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(852) 2136 6185
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