The largest outdoor competition in Hong Kong: standard chartered international marathon
The Hong Kong standard chartered international marathon, the largest outdoor event in Hong Kong, attracts top athletes from around the world and tens of thousands of Hong Kong people every year.The event is divided into marathons, semi-marathons, 10km RACES and wheelchair RACES, and routes through Hong Kong's famous attractions.Some contestants are dressed in a strange look and special style, together with the team on the way, the carnival atmosphere is added to the lively activities.
International marathon is also called the standard chartered Hong Kong marathon or the Hong Kong international marathon, referred to as "slag horses, is the largest marathons in Hong Kong, in 1997, up to now, the event is sponsored by standard chartered bank main, is therefore named.Event every year attracts tens of thousands of runners participate, events from 2004 to 2004 and became more standard chartered marathon world strongest on the last leg of the battle of four RACES, and the difficulty of the highest one station (the other three RACES of Nairobi Kenya respectively station, station and station in mumbai, India, Singapore), since 2010, sponsors standard chartered bank will no longer hold the strongest global war.2012 standard chartered marathon held on February 5, 2012, the number increased from 65000 to 70000, all the horses, half horse and 10 km race is respectively 13000, 13000 and 37000, 2013 participants will break through 72000, hit historically high.
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