China Coast Marathon and Half Marathon 2013

Hong Kong
Sunday, 13 January 2013

     

 2013 CHINA COAST MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON



China Coast Marathon and Half Marathon 2013
Sunday, 13 January 2013 08:00 - 14:00

Pak Tam Chung, Sai Kung
Hong Kong


Details

Date  Sunday 13th January 2013
Starting Time  8:00 a.m.
Earlybird entry closes 13th December 2012
Entry closes 5th January 2013 or earlier as the race quotas are filled
Enquiries avohk.ccm2013@gmail.com


Course

Start and finish at Pak Tam Chung, Sai Kung.  AIMS Certified, hilly and scenic course beside the High Island Reservoir.  Marathon runners cover much of the route twice.  Marathon time limit is six hours.

Course map: Half and Full


Facilities
Competitors bag storage (at own risk), changing facilities, First Aid en route, water stations at about 5 Km intervals, distance markers at 5 Km intervals. Sports drinks for full marathon competitors.

Trophies and Finisher Souvenirs
All finishers will receive a commemorative t-shirt, souvenir, medal and refreshments.
Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each race.
Top 3 AVOHK members in each race will receive a prize. ( AVOHK members are not eligible for this prize if they finish in overall top 3 )
The top finishers in each category will received trophies indicated under each category below.

Categories

Open to athletes aged 18 or over on race day, Categories for full marathon and half marathon are based on your age on 13th January 2013:

                 
 Men: Open (18-34)
Senior (35-39)
V40
V45
V50
V55
V60
V65
V70+
 Trophies/Prizes  5 5
5
 5  5  5  3  3 3
 Women:  Open (18-34)
Senior (35-39)
V40
V45
V50
V55
V60+
 
 Trophies/Prizes 3
3
 3  3 3
 3  3  


Transport Buses to the start, free for competitors, but you must book during on-line registration. 

Departure Times and Locations

Queen's Pier / City Hall, Central (6:00am)
 Dragon Centre, Yen Chow St., Shamshuipo (6:00am)
 Marble Road, North Point (6:15am)
 Luk Yeung Galleria, Tsuen Wan (6:15am)
 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (6:00am)
 Tai Po Market KCR (6:00am)
 Kowloon Tong, Somerset Road (6:15am)
 Citibank, Shatin Plaza, Shatin (6:15am)
 
PARKING EXTREMELY LIMITED. THE POLICE WILL TICKET PARKING OFFENDERS. 

If you are driving to the race by car please park at the car park entered from Mei Fuk Street in Sai Kung
Additional buses will leave from the bus terminus outside Sai Kung Police Station on Mei Yu Street at 6:15am and 6:45am.   

Post race return buses at approximately 30 minute intervals from Pak Tam Chung to Sha Tin KCR station (last bus leaves at 2:30 p.m.)  Buses places for non-competitors are available at HK$50 per person (book during the registration process)

Entry Fee
HK$285 (AVOHK members HK$230) before 13th December, 2012.
HK$390 (AVOHK members HK$335 on or after 14th December 2012
Entries are Non-refundable and Non- transferable.
ENTRY LIMIT 2,500 (600 for full marathon; 1,900 for half marathon).

  • ChampionChip. A disposable chip will be provided to each runner in their race packs. NO PERSONAL CHIPS
  • Race Numbers and ChampionChips – will be distributed on race day between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., on production of the confirmation letter/email or online registration record. Please arrive early to avoid the queues.
  • Finisher's Certificate Finisher’s certificate with name, time and position is available for HK$50 (inclusive of postage).
  • Entry Changes – No changes between races can be accepted after 5th January. Race change fee is HK$50. If you change race pick up your race pack from the Enquiries Desk on race day and bring the race change fee in the exact amount of cash.  
  • Enquiries – E-mail (English only) : avohk.ccm2013@gmail.com

This event is approved by the Association of International Marathons and Road Races and organized in accordance with IAAF rules. Marathon entrants are not eligible for prizes in the Half Marathon 



 
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