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Hong Kong Marathon Introducing Ballot System To Ease Registration Congestion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 30 / 16

A ballot system will be introduced for next year’s Standard Chartered Marathon "in a bid to ease the congestion seen in the past," according to Elizabeth Cheung of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. The new arrangement will give applicants "more time to register for the event," which will be held o...

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