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Standard Chartered Marathon | 2.12 Morning start


The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon will start in the early morning of tomorrow (12th). It will be the first event after the fifth wave of the epidemic. All runners are eagerly waiting to prepare for the event and hope for good results. The earliest race starts at 5:45 am on the same day

The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon will start in the early morning of tomorrow (12th). It will be the first event after the fifth wave of the epidemic. All runners are eagerly waiting to prepare for the event and hope for good results.

The earliest race started at 5:45 a.m. on the same day. Both the half marathon and the full marathon started at Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui and ended at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay. The 10km race started near the Eastern Corridor and ended at Victoria Park.

"Hong Kong 01" integrates information from the Transport Department and the General Assembly, and provides a clear overview of marathon precautions, road closures, and traffic arrangements in one article.

Among them, the first trains of the 8 MTR lines will leave earlier. The Tuen Ma Line and the East Rail Line are the earliest. 22:00 (from Central Station), Hong Kong Island Line is 3:56 (from Chai Wan Station) and 4:08 (from Kennedy Town Station).

▼The Standard Chartered Marathon will resume on October 24, 2021▼




ZMA is divided into three main events, including full marathon, half marathon and 10km races. The full marathon and half marathon start from Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, the whole marathon passes Stonecutters Bridge and Ting Kau Bridge, and the half marathon passes through West Kowloon The highway and the Central waterfront; the 10km race starts in the Eastern District Corridor, and all events finish at Victoria Park.

Starting time and route of the whole marathon:

Full time limit: 6 hours

Starting time:

Marathon challenge group - 6:00 am

Marathon 1 group - 6:05 am

Marathon 2 group - 6:30 am

Half marathon starting time and

full route time limit: 3 hours

Starting time:

Half marathon challenge group - 5:45 am

Half marathon 1 group - 7:50 am

Half marathon 2 group - 8:10 am

Half marathon 3 groups - 8:30 am

10km starting time and full route

time limit: 2 hours

Starting time:

10km challenge group - 5:45 am

Ten km 1 group - 6:00 am

Ten km 2 group - 6:30 am

Ten km 3 group - 7:00 am

Group 4 of ten kilometers - 7:30 in the morning

Group 5 of ten kilometers - 8:00 in the morning

Epidemic prevention arrangements:

Runners do not need to provide a negative 48-hour nucleic acid test, nor do they need to provide a quick test certificate


To maintain the requirement of wearing a mask, runners must wear a mask before the start and after finishing the race


If you test positive, you will not be able to participate in the competition


On the day, the runners are not allowed to lead the handbags. Runners must register in advance and receive the handbags at the scheduled time

Standard Chartered Marathon|Runners are not required to wear masks before and after the race

Game day item list:

1. Number cloth (with timing chip)

The number cloth must be worn correctly, and the four corners of the number cloth should be fastened to the chest where it is easy to see with the pins


The runner's number faces outwards and must not be blocked


Chips cannot be folded or removed


Use a waterproof pen to fill in the name and phone number of the emergency contact person on the back of the number bib

2. Running shoes, running pants, running socks, running clothes and other equipment

3. Octopus

4. Mask

Competitor Race Day Process.

(Congress website)

deposit luggage:

There is no luggage storage service on the race day


According to the arrangement of the conference, if the runners need to store their luggage, please complete the collection of the runner's bag before Saturday (11th) and do it together


The conference only accepts deposits of simple and clean clothes (for example: shirts, pants, socks and shoes), do not deposit any valuables, fruits and water


Baggage claim area for full and half marathons: football field 5-6, Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong


Ten kilometers baggage claim area: Central Lawn of Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Water station and food:

The organizer will provide distilled water to the participants at the starting point, the finish line and every 5 kilometers along the track, and provide sports drinks to the marathon participants at the water station after 10 kilometers


The organizer will provide bananas and chocolates to marathon runners in need at the 25km and 30km distances (limited quantity)


After finishing the race, the organizer will distribute distilled water, bananas and energy bars to all participants in the finish area (note: chocolate and energy bars may contain peanuts)

Facilities and Services:

Ambulance stations (provided by the Auxiliary Medical Service) are set up at the starting point, each water station on the track and the finish line. There are also ambulance bicycles along the track to monitor the situation


Mobile toilets will be set up in the starting area, water stations on the track and along the track

Other notices:

Participants are not allowed to enter the emergency vehicle passage and follow the instructions of the staff at all times


There are distance signs at every kilometer of the track.

The timing vehicles of the conference will lead the marathon challenge group participants from the starting point to the finish line


There are only five-kilometer distance signs for ten kilometers.

The organizer said that runners will not be allowed to wear clothing with "political" words this year, otherwise they may be disqualified from the race

Standard Chartered Marathon | The conference calls on runners to be diagnosed and not to participate in the competition. Remind not to wear "political slogans" costumes : "Retire" if you don't finish running within 5 hours

▼The Standard Chartered Marathon will resume on October 24, 2021▼



Major road closure arrangements:

Starting at 11:30pm on Saturday, February 11, road closures and traffic diversion measures will be implemented in stages in Hong Kong, Kowloon and the New Territories, covering a wide range of areas. The Transport Department reminds citizens to use railway services as much as possible when traveling.

Some of the affected roads include:

The northbound traffic lane of Nathan Road between Tsim Sha Tsui and Argyle Street, the southbound traffic lane of Nathan Road between Tsim Sha Tsui and Gascoigne Road Flyover, and Argyle Street are the race tracks. The road closures in Yau Tsim Mong districts will be There will also be significant adjustments to public transport services in a wide range of related areas.

Members of the public who need to travel to Mong Kok, Jordan and Tsim Sha Tsui should use railway services as much as possible.

For the traffic lanes of Changqing Highway, Cheung Tsing Tunnel and Nanwan Tunnel heading to Kowloon, vehicles traveling from Lantau Link (Tsing Ma Bridge) to Kowloon must be diverted to Tsing Yi Northwest Interchange, Tsing Yi North Coast Highway, Tsing Tsuen Road , Tsuen Wan Road, Kwai Chung Road, Cheung Sha Wan Road and Lai Chi Kok Road.

It is expected that the traffic in the area of ​​North Lantau Highway, Tsing Ma Bridge and Northwest Tsing Yi Interchange may be congested by then.

The pipeline of the Western Harbor Tunnel towards Kowloon will maintain traffic, while the pipeline towards Hong Kong Island will be closed from 0:45 am on February 12; the east lane of Yee Wo Street in Causeway Bay will be closed for a race track; between Victoria Park Road and Shau Kei The Island Eastern Corridor between Hong Kong Bay and the Central-Wan Chai Bypass Tunnel connecting the Island Eastern Corridor will be closed in both directions from 1:30 am on Sunday. Vehicles must be diverted to King's Road and Shau Kei Wan Road.

▼Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon will be held on February 12, 2023▼

Impact on public transport:

From 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, about 230 bus routes and 40 green minibus routes will need to be diverted, shortened, suspended or relocated in stages until the roads reopen on Sunday.

Affected bus routes include cross-harbour bus routes passing through the Eastern Harbor Tunnel and Western Harbor Crossing; bus routes operating in the Eastern Corridor, Central and Western District, Wanchai and Causeway Bay; bus routes operating in Nathan Road, Argyle Street, Shanghai Street, Jordan Road and Yau Tsim Mong District; and bus routes passing Ting Kau Bridge, Cheung Tsing Highway, Cheung Tsing Tunnel and Nam Wan Tunnel.

Bus terminus and public transport interchanges will be suspended:

Tin Hau Station Public Transport Interchange, Expo Drive East Bus Terminus, Central Pier Bus Terminus and Whitfield Road Bus Terminus, China Hong Kong City Public Transport Interchange and Mong Kok (Park Avenue) Bus Terminus .

Ways for players to go to the starting point:

The first trains of the 8 MTR lines will depart early on Sundays. The earliest trains are Tuen Ma Line and East Rail Line at 3:25 am.

The service hours of the first train of each MTR line are as follows:

1) East Rail Line: 3:25 (from Sheung Shui Station)

2) Tuen Ma Line: 3:25 (from Tuen Mun Station and Wu Kai Sha Station)

3) Tung Chung Line: 3:40 (from Depart from Tung Chung Station) / 4:05 (depart from Hong Kong Station)

4) Kwun Tong Line: 3:46 (depart from Tiu Keng Leng Station) / 4:08 (depart from Whampoa Station)

5) Tsuen Wan Line : 3:55 (depart from Tsuen Wan Station) / 4:22 (depart from Central Station)

6) Hong Kong Island Line: 3:56 (depart from Chai Wan Station) / 4:08 (depart from Kennedy Town Station) 7


Tseung Kwan O Line: 3:57 (depart from Cannes Station) / 4:00 (depart from Po Lam Station) 8) South Island Line: 4:02 (depart from

South Horizons Station)

28 special bus routes will provide services on Sundays to facilitate participants to travel to Tsim Sha Tsui or Causeway Bay.

Among them, KMB set up 23 special lines to take the contestants to the venue.

▼KMB’s 23 Special Lines for Slag-Malays▼

Standard Chartered Marathon | KMB opens 23 special lines to pick up runners from multiple districts to the starting point in the early morning

Note for drivers:

The Transport Department predicts that the traffic in many places in Hong Kong, Kowloon and the New Territories will be more congested than usual on Sundays, including:

Hong Kong Island: King's Road, Shau Kei Wan Road, Victoria Park Road, Leighton Road, Hennessy Road, Gloucester Road, Queensway, Connaught Road Central, Aberdeen Tunnel (towards Wan Chai), and the Central Pier area;

Kowloon District: Nathan Road and its vicinity, Argyle Street, Wylie Road, Gascoigne Road Flyover, West Kowloon Corridor and Hung Hom Submarine Tunnel; there may be long traffic queues at Gascoigne Road Flyover and West Kowloon Corridor ;

New Territories: Lantau Link (to Kowloon direction) and Tsing Yi Northwest Interchange.


The Observatory predicts that the temperature on February 12 will range from 20 to 25 degrees Celsius, generally cloudy and foggy, with one or two light rain showers in the morning and evening.

There was sunshine for a short period of time during the day, and the east to southeast wind was blowing moderately. The relative humidity was 80% to 100%.

How many competition categories does the Standard Chartered Marathon have?

It is divided into three events: marathon, half marathon and 10 kilometers, and there is also a wheelchair race

Where is the start and end of the Standard Chartered Marathon on February 12, 2023?

Starting point: Marathon and half marathon at Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 10km at Island Eastern Corridor, wheelchair race at Wanchai Sports Ground; Finishing point: Victoria Park, Causeway Bay

Standard Chartered Marathon|How do runners deal with hot and humid weather?

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Source: hk1

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