Hong Kong is a highly accessible cosmopolitan city, with more than 100 airlines flying in and out of Hong Kong as well as a number of cruises, ferries, coaches and trains running to and from Mainland China and Macau.
If this is your first time visiting Hong Kong, you will probably be impressed by the efficiency and reliability of her public transportation system. No matter how you are getting into Hong Kong, plane, ferry or coach, it takes only one hour maximum travelling to the city centre. Mass Transit Railway (MTR), buses, trams, ferries and taxis are all at your service!
If you would like to know more information on how to get into and around Hong Kong, please visit Hong Kong Tourism Board website.
Things to do
Hong Kong, a dazzling and vibrant city, is also known as “The Pearl of the Orient”, for its stunning skyline at night. Besides the amazing view from the Peak, on this little island, we offer overwhelming shopping choices as well- ranging from world class fashion, cultural art and crafts to electronic and sports gears, all at reasonable prices.
Hong Kong, a special hub that shares the history from the West and East, is also a city for international tastes. There is more information available on Hong Kong Tourism Board website.
Start and Finish
Tsim Sha Tsui (Start Area for the Marathon and Half Marathon races)
Tsim Sha Tsui is in the heart of Kowloon Peninsula and the Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower, located at the Star Ferry Pier, is a symbolic icon of the area.
You must not miss the chance to visit the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade where your gaze will be drawn south to the dramatic topographical and architectural spectacle that is the Hong Kong Island skyline towering over the busy waters of Victoria Harbour.
Marathon and the Half Marathon races will start at Nathan Road (outside The Mira, Hong Kong).
Causeway Bay (Finish Area, the same goal of all runners!)
Causeway Bay is famous for its boutiques, department stores and restaurants, and is one of the busiest shopping areas in Asia, where you can find the trendiest fashion and the most delicious cuisine in Asia.
The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon will be seen finishing their race journeys at the Victoria Park which was opened in October 1957 and was named after the statue of Queen Victoria. With an area of over 19 hectares, Victoria Park is the largest park in Hong Kong Island.
Marathon Registration and Customer Service Office (852) 2577 0800 General Inquiry : [email protected] Registration and participant’s Information entry : [email protected]
Marathon Registration and Runners’ Communication Office (852) 2577 0800(Monday to Friday - 9:30am to 8pm; Saturday - 9:30am to 1pm) General Inquiry : [email protected] Registration and Participants Information : [email protected]