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Prepare for your Marathon!

Hong Kong's most famous marathon is around the corner and people are preparing themselves to join in on the running fun. But besides having decent running shoes, what other preparations do you need to make to successfully finish your target distance at a competition run?

The HKU Marathon Clinic

For long-term running development, distance runners will experience continuous improvement through development of “running economy”.  Speed and resistance training together with the primary focus on long slow distance training or tempo running could be a very effective strategy in enhancing short term gains.

Our Marathon Preparation Clinic will discuss these concepts with possible ways to improve running efficiency through different drills that can used in daily training. So, come join us and prepare yourself for your upcoming race.

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Come and join the clinic

Please see below for more information about our HKU Marathon Preparation Clinic. If you want to join, just click on the "Join now" Button. Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

Event Date: Tuesday 5th of October 2021

Event Start Time: 18:30 - 20:00

Location: Stanley Ho Sport Centre (Running Track

Registration open on 30-09-2021 at 09:00

What you need to prepare:

  • Running shoes and training kit

  • Change of clothing

  • Large towel for lying down and small towel for sweat

  • Sufficient drinks for hydration

  • Your heart rate monitor and chest strap if you use on

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