Analyses | Regional and economic development | 2016-01-11 | Sing Tao

Running a marathon business

A record high number of runners have signed up for this year’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon in January. In 2015, nearly 100 marathons have been held globally according to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) statistics. With huge economic benefits in sight, organising marathon races has become a lucrative business.

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