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Important Notice

1. Registration dates of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2021 are as follow.

EntryRegistration Start Date & Time (HKT) Registration Close Date & Time (HKT)
Guaranteed Entry23 August 2021 (Mon),
from 10 am
27 August 2021 (Fri),
by 7 pm
Elite Entry23 August 2021 (Mon),
from 10 am
27 August 2021 (Fri),
by 7 pm
Public Entry (Ballot)2 September 2021 (Thu),
from 10 am
6 September 2021 (Mon),
by 7 pm

2. The Hong Kong Association of Athletics Affiliates Limited (“the Organiser”) reserves the right to close entries before the deadline without notice.

3. Each registrant is allowed to submit one registration only. In case of violation, duplicate applications or registrations will be rejected or cancelled by the Organiser without prior notice. No entry fee will be refunded.

4. Participants who wish to amend their personal information, may log onto the Runner Dashboard via the event website by respective payment deadline. In case of further enquiries, please contact Marathon Registration and Runners’ Communication Office at 2577 0800, or by e-mail at [email protected]

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 registration and subsequently taking part in the race, a Participant:

    • warrants and confirms to the Organiser that he/she is physically fit to participate in and complete his/her race without any medical or other assistance and that he/she is not suffering from and does not have any symptoms of COVID-19 and other contagious disease; and
    • agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Organiser from all losses and damages from i) any injury or death suffered by the participant himself/herself or any other persons; and ii) any damage to property; and iii) any other participants or officials and staff of the Organiser catching COVID-19 or any other contagious disease as a result of him/her not being physically fit to participate in and complete the race or him/her suffering from COVID-19 or other contagious disease.

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. “Runner’s Pack Collection Letter” will be sent to all successful registrants via email, starting from mid October 2021. Registrants can also login to the Runner Dashboard via the event 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 18 October 2021, please contact Marathon Registration and Runners’ Communication Office at 2577 0800 immediately.

3. Participants MUST collect their runner’s packs with the bib and timing chip in person at the designated dates, times, and location as listed below by presenting the Runner’s Pack Collection Letter with the unique QR-code.

Runner’s Pack Collection (for both local and overseas participants)

21- 22 October 2021 (Thursday - Friday)
09:00 to 21:00The Central Lawn, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
23 October 2021 (Saturday)09:00 to 17:00

4. All participants in the physical run are required to have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine recognised by the HKSAR Government on or before 10 October, i.e. at least 14 days before the race. Participants are required to submit in person on the runner’s pack collection day 1) the COVID-19 vaccination records and 2) a health declaration form which confirms that they have not stayed in places outside Hong Kong in the past 21 days.

5. All participants must have taken a COVID-19 nucleic acid test recognised by the government within 72 hours before race day.

6. All participants will be provided with an individual runner wristband after verifying the vaccination records and completing the health declaration form and they must wear the provided wristband until the Race Day.

7. 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 Email”.

8. No runners wristband, bibs, timing chips and souvenirs will be distributed on race day.

1. As the race will start early in the morning, participants are advised to minimise the noise impact on nearby residents.

2. Participants will be allowed to join the race only with their bibs and runners wristbands on, and they are required to measure and ensure they have normal body temperature before entering the Start Area.

3. Participants must always have the masks on before and after the race.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. To avoid overcrowding and accidents at the Finish Area, participants are required to leave the Area as soon as possible.

9. For the purpose of reducing the over-crowded and maintain of the social distance requirement, there will be no spectator zones or public cheering zones available. No public will be allowed to enter the Restricted Zones of the Victoria Park and race course on the Race Day.

Marathon Registration and Customer Service Office
(852) 2577 0800
General Inquiry : [email protected]
Registration and participant’s
Information entry : [email protected]

Ogilvy Public Relations (Media enquiries)

(852) 2136 6185
[email protected]

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