Tag: Standard Chartered Marathon Hong Kong

How to Be a Responsible Marathon Participant

How to Be a Responsible Marathon Participant

Only 83.7 percent of the 74,365 entries showed up at the annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 according to SCMP. About 1 in 6 runners were absent. The cause…

22nd Edition of Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon Kicks Off My 2018 Running Calendar

22nd Edition of Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon Kicks Off My 2018 Running Calendar

Last February, I stood along Nathan Road cheering a group of friends who had entered the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon (SCHKM). I had wanted to take part but alas,…

Hong Kong Marathon 2018 Post Event

32 Runners of Hong Kong Marathon 2018 Taken to the Hospital

A 50-year-old man, Mr Lee, lost consciousness after 6 kilometres into his 10km race at Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018. He was brought to the intensive care unit at Eastern Hospital –…

Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018: Four Free Guaranteed Slots Up for Grabs!

Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018: Four Free Guaranteed Slots Up for Grabs!

The public ballot registration for SCHKM 2018 is truly well underway. Keen runners have until 7pm Sep 6 hours to make applications, and wait for the ballot results to be…

Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 Opens for Public Ballot Registration

Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 Opens for Public Ballot Registration, with Guaranteed Slots Available

Popularly known as SCHKM, the 2018 edition registration opened last Tuesday. This popular marathon has seen its numbers steadily growing in recent years and is now taking steps to manage…

I Finally Did My First Overseas Half-Marathon. Here's How It Happened.

I Finally Did My First Overseas Half-Marathon. Here’s How It Happened.

I can still remember that “fateful” morning, – 29 September 2015, the day of my registration for the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2016. I was awake by 6.30am, sent my friend, ET, a text to ensure she was awake too and ready to get on her laptop to register for both of us. It was nerve-wracking, watching the clock tick, anxious to get myself a slot for the race (Half-Marathon) when the registration website opened at 7:00am. I have been dreaming of doing an overseas race and finally decided, after 4 long years, to stop procrastinating and JUST. DO. IT.