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Marathon Clinic




Program Objective

This annual Marathon Clinic Program aims to provide participants a comprehensive training guidelines and principles for the coming Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.

Program Characteristics

  • Provision of introductory class, pre-training comprehensive physical fitness assessment and train-together-sessions by Department of Rehabilitation, Facility of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;

  • Provision of specific test run to all participants. Participants will form a “Marathon Clinic Team” to join
    • The Hong Kong 10km Challenge (for participants of 10KM class) and
    • Island Hong Kong 10km Race (for participants of Half Marathon class), and
    • Hong Kong Half Marathon Championships (for participants of Marathon class)
  • Provision of tailor-made training program for participants based on his/her fitness level and running experience;
  • Injury prevention workshop, including selection of running shoes, theory and practice of sports taping (Kinesio Tex Tape) in common running related lower limbs injuries;
  • Setup of water station allowing participants to experience the fluid replenishment during long-run session;
  • Giving away souvenir T-shirt to each participant. Representatives of “Marathon Clinic Team” will also get a souvenir vest;
  • Provision of certificate to participants with 100% attendance rate (test run included);
  • Opportunities to represent “Marathon Clinic Team to participate in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2019


+The training program is a mobile app and online training log system which requires participants to log onto the system and submit their training schedule. Instructor will also monitor the progress of the participants and provide timely advices at regular intervals.
#Aim of Marathon Clinic is to promote running in the community through regular trainings. To encourage participants to achieve the goal, participants, whose attendance rate is no less than 75%, and have fulfilled one of the following criteria, will be nominated to represent “Marathon Clinic Team” to participate in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2019^:
(1)   Participants who are a first-time participant of 10KM in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon; or
(2)   Participants who progress from the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 10KM to Half Marathon in 2019; or
(3)   Participants who progress from the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 Half Marathon to Marathon in 2019; or
(4)   Participants who were not able to complete the 10KM, Half Marathon or Marathon race within the specific time limit in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018 and would like to have another attempt in 2019.
^Participants must participate in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2019 in the race of same-distance as the Marathon Clinic class he/she has attended.

Entry Fee and Course Quota

  1. 10km Class(course outline) for HK$690* – 100pax (Entry fee of Hong Kong 10km Challenge (test run) included) [FULL]
  2. Half Marathon Class (course outline) for HK$690* – 150pax (Entry fee of Island Hong Kong 10km Race (test run) included) [FULL]
  3. Marathon Class(course outline) for HK$790* – 150pax (Entry fee of Hong Kong Half Marathon Challenge (test run) included) [FULL]

*Entry fee of Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2019 excluded


Dr. Simon Yeung



Age Limit

10km & Half Marathon Classes- aged 16 or above
Marathon Class- aged 20 or above

Enrollment Period

27 August 2018 (Monday) to 7 September 2018 (Friday)

Enrollment Method

Click here to register online. The registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dress code

Comfortable sportswear

Important Notice

  • Severe weather arrangement– if Red/Black Rainstorm or Typhoon Signal No.8 is hoisted at 6:00am (for Morning Session), 11:00am (for Afternoon Session) or 2:00pm (for Evening Session), the clinic on the day will be cancelled. Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Please allow sufficient time to do registration and get changed.
  • Please bring along your student card for registration purpose and arrive 10 minutes prior to start of the session.
  • Public Liability insurance is covered by the Organiser. Participants are advised to take up their own personal or other insurance policies separately, if necessary.


Marathon Registration and Customer Service Office
(852) 2577 0800
General Inquiry : hkmarathon@hkaaa.com
Registration and participant’s
Information entry : hkmarathon@hkaaa.com

Ogilvy Public Relations (Media enquiries)

(852) 2136 6185

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