News

3/12/2021

Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon 1KM Family and 3KM Individual Arrangement Updates

Thank you for your support to the Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon. Same as participants, the Organizer has been looking forward to enjoying the long-waited event with you all. We have been putting significant effort into providing the best event experience to our participants. Unfortunately, despite ongoing negotiation with various parties, due to the rising concerns on cases of the Omicron Variant, we are sorry to announce that 1KM Family and 3KM Individual race have been cancelled as requested by the related government departments. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused due to the above sudden rearrangement. A full refund of the application fee will be arranged for affected participants.

 

30/11/2021

Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon Souvenir Pack Pick Up Notice (1km & 3km)

Souvenir pack pick up notice had been sent on 30th November 2021

Pick Up Date: 5th December 2021 (Sunday)

Pick Up Time: Start at 8:00 a.m. (Please pick up the pack 1 hour before the starting time)

Address: Information Booth

Hong Kong Science Park Charles K. Kao Auditorium (Golden Egg)

You can check your junk mailbox first. Please contact us via email info@garmintphm.com for any enquiry

 

Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon Virtual Activity Souvenir Pack Pick Up Notice

Souvenir pack pick up notice had been sent on 30th November 2021

Pick Up Date: 5th December 2021 (Sunday)

Pick Up Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please click here to select the Pick Up Timeslot  (For Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon Virtual Activity Souvenir Pack Pick Up ONLY)

Address: Information Booth

Hong Kong Science Park Charles K. Kao Auditorium (Golden Egg)

If participants may not able to pick up on the event day, please pick up the souvenir pack at Sportsoho Media Ltd Between 6 Dec 2021 to 4 Jan 2022. (Office Hour: Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm, except the public holiday)
Sportsoho: Flat A, 9/F, Tontex Industrial Building, 2-4 Sheung Hei Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

You can check your junk mailbox first. Please contact us via email info@garmintphm.com for any enquiry

19/11/2021

3KM and 1KM Family​ Starting Time

Please note that the starting time of 3KM and 1KM Family have been updated:

  Original Starting Time New Starting Time
1km Family 9:15am 9:00am
3km Individual 8:38am 9:30am
Remark: Participants of 3KM and 1KM Family are required to wear a face mask at all times at the venue and during the run. You are suggested to prepare spare face mask.

 

According to the HKSAR government guidelines and regulations, the run will be started in separated heats to avoid group gathering. The starting time of each heat will be listed an upcoming race pack pick-up notification email. Please pay attention to our event website and email.

Participant’s completion time will be recorded on the event day. The fastest runner will be awarded souvenirs and shall be notified by organizer within two weeks after the event day.

19/11/2021

 

Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon Race (10 KM and Half Marathon) is going virtual
Continue your support by joining the virtual activity or refund option is available

 

Thank you for your continuous support for the Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon. Affected by the pandemic, the Organizer has been communicating with relevant government departments over the months. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, the event is unable to obtain 599 exemptions from the relevant government departments. As an alternative to encourage participants to "Run Your Legend", the Organizer will now launch the “Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon” virtual activity.

In response to the change of event format, participants are suggested to register and select option on the website latest by 6 p.m. on 26th November 2021. If participants fail to select their option before deadline, it will be assumed that they are selecting option 1, to keep the race quota for virtual activity. Please be noted that overdue replies shall not be eligible for any refund.

 

   Option 1 - Keep the race quota Option 2 - Withdrawal
Virtual Activity V  
Souvenir Pack V  
After Racepack V  
Refund

V

The difference in the registration fee of original race and virtual activity will be refunded.
A refund will be arranged within 30 days after the event day. The fee will be deposited directly into the credit card used for previous payment.

V

The Organizer will arrange a full refund within 60 days after the registration deadline, which will be deposited directly into the credit card used for previous payment.
For participants who registered via Live Young app and opt for withdrawal, relevant points will be refunded by the end of December 2021. Please pay attention to Live Young in-app notification for more details.

Workshop & Carnival V  

  *Refund arrangement is not applicable to participants who registered via Live Young app.

[Registration website]

Thank you again for supporting the event, and we are deeply sorry for the inconvenience caused to the participants due to the changes of the event. For the latest information, please refer to the event website and Facebook. Should you have any questions, please contact us at info@garmintphm.com or 2117 1650 during office hours (Office hours are from Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on public holidays.).

 

9/11/2021

Thank you for your support! Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon Public Registration is full already, participants who have discount code from Live young are still available to register.

 

Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon Epidemic Prevention Arrangement

According to the HKSAR government guidelines and regulations, events held in public areas, i.e., Half Marathon and 10 km race are required to fulfill the following requirements: all Half Marathon and 10 km race runners must have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine (runners aged between 12-17 years old must have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine) recognized by the government at least 14 days before the race day (i.e., 21 November 2021 or before), and have a valid proof of a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result within 48/ 72 hours (time to be confirmed) before the race day.

3km and 1km races will be held in Hong Kong Science Park. Participants are requested to wear masks and avoid group gatherings of more than four persons.

Notice: (1) The arrangement is subject to change according to the government's latest COVID-19 prevention measures, we reserve the right to adjust or modify the race rules. (Updated on: 21/10/2021)

 

10/9/2020

Garmin Tai Po Half Marathon is now open for registration!
Enroll now!