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Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2007 to Close Entry on Wednesday 8 November 2006

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Tuesday, 7 November 2006

Entry for the Full and Half Marathon of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2007 will be closed on Wednesday, 8 November 2006 following overwhelming public response. Online registration will close at 12:00 noon while postal registrations will be accepted by postmark of on or before November 8 2006.

The 10km Run 2 has already reached the participation limit and entry has been closed. The organizers have confirmed that entries for the 10km Challenge and 10km Run 1 will continue to be accepted until the entry quota for these races is filled.

At present, there are over 32,000 runners enrolled for the 2007 event.

Entry forms are now available at the HKAAA office (Address: Room 2015, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) and all branches of Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong. Registration fee for local runners is HK$320. For more information, visit the official website at www.hkmarathon.com or call the official hotline on +852 2577 0800.

The Standard Chartered Marathon 2007 will be held on Sunday 4 March 2007 and again follows its famed urban route. Starting at Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, the route runs along West Kowloon and Tsing Kwai Highways, through Cheung Tsing Tunnel and Lantau Link (Tsing Ma and Kap Shui Mun bridges) and over Ting Kau Bridge, before returning via the Western Harbour Tunnel along Connaught Road Central, over Harcourt Road, Tim Mei Road and Lung Wui Road at Tamar before coming up the Convention Avenue and Expo Drive to finish at the Golden Bauhinia Square in front of the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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