HKU WINS THE
TOP PRIZE OF THE MOST SUPPORTIVE GROUP AWARD OF STANDARD CHARTERED HONG
KONG MARATHON ON FEB 12!
United We Run!
We proudly announce that the HKU Marathon
Team wins the TOP PRIZE of the Most Supportive Group Award of the
Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2006!
More than 1,100 HKU alumni, students,
staff and friends, together with Vice-Chancellor Professor Lap-Chee Tsui,
joined the race on February 12. A big thank you must also go to the 100+
students and alumni who have generously volunteered to be part of our
HKU runners win
Half Marathon Awards
Rachel SPROSTON, a
student of Postgraduate Diploma in Education, wins the third place in
the Senior 2 category of Half Marathon, with a time result of 1:30:44.
For her HKU schooldays, she always runs for 12KM from North Point, where
she works, to the HKU campus for classes. She participated in Full
Marathon for the last two years, and she joined the Half Marathon
category for the first time this year as she has to prepare for another
full marathon competition in London shortly.
LAU, a first-year student of Bachelor of Business Administration (Law)
degree, wins the third place in the Junior category of Half Marathon,
with a time result of 1:46:40. She has participated in various running
competitions since her secondary school years. She joined Standard
Chartered Hong Kong Marathon for the first time this year due to the
promotion in the University.
HKU team spirit soaring high
During the race
today, the team spirit of the HKU Family was fully demonstrated among
the runners and the support team. Before the race, special training
sessions were provided to the runners by professional trainers. On the
race day, a start-off ceremony was held for each category and cheering
teams were positioned at various locations to cheer the team on.
Exclusive baggage delivery service was provided to HKU team members. And
when they finished the race, they were provided with massage and
physiotherapy services at the HKU Booth.