12 February 2017

CUHK runners strive hard in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017



Today (12 February) over 3100 runners from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Marathon team participated the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017, including many students, staff and alumni. Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK also took part in the 10 km race and completed it in 1:07:35 (official record). Mr. Daniel Lee, Lecturer of the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, CUHK, as a former member of the Hong Kong Triathlon National Squad, completed the half marathon challenge in 1:13:41 (official record) and was awarded the First Runner-up in the Master 1 category.

This year, the CUHK marathon team was the second largest team in the competition and received the ‘Most Supportive Group Award’ for the fifth consecutive year. Over 400 CUHK cheerers gave their support at several cheering spots along the racing routes. Recently, Prof. Joseph Sung, the Vice-Chancellor made a cheering video for the CUHK runners and all are welcome to watch: http://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/cutv/detail/811

Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK completed the 10km race.
Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK completed the 10km race.

A group photo of Prof. Joseph Sung and CUHK runners.
A group photo of Prof. Joseph Sung and CUHK runners.

Prof. Joseph Sung and Mr. Daniel Lee, Lecturer of the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education participated in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017.
Prof. Joseph Sung and Mr. Daniel Lee, Lecturer of the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education participated in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2017.