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2024 Sands China Macao International 10K to be held on 17 March

Sands China expects to attract athletes from all over the world. Registration starts on 3 February.

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Held for the first time in 2021, the 2024 Sands China Macao International 10K will be jointly organized by the Sports Bureau, Sands China Ltd. and the General Association of Athletics of Macau (AGAM), with expenses borne by Sands China Ltd.

Mr. Pun Weng Kun, President of the Sports Bureau, remarked that with the cooperation of the three parties, the Macao International 10K will be even more successful with more distinctive features, thus making the event, which has always been popular among local and overseas long-distance running enthusiasts, become another representative sporting event in the city.

Dr. Wilfred Wong, President and Executive Director of Sands China Ltd., hopes that the Macao International 10K can mark another success for Macao and attract athletes from all over the world, allowing residents and tourists to experience the charm of Macao as a world center of tourism and leisure.

Mr. Chan Pou Sin, Vice President of AGAM, hopes the event can be held to perfection for runners to yield fruitful results from their training efforts, and continue the Macao’s sporting legacy while also enjoying the enchanting landscape of the city along the course.

Registration to start on 3 and 4 February

Places available for the 2024 Sands China Macao International 10K include 7,000 for the 10K and 3,000 for the Fun Run. The Fun Run race will start at 7 a.m. and the 10K at 7:30 a.m. at the Sai Van Lake Square. The course runs along Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre and Sai Van Bridge, with the finish located inside the Olympic Sport Centre Stadium.

The event this year will once again open for registration on two separate dates, with the 10K open for registration starting 9 a.m. on 3 February (Saturday) and the Fun Run starting 9 a.m. on 4 February (Sunday).

Costume Award continues

The popular ‘The FUNkiest Costume Award’ will be held again this year. The theme of this year’s award is ‘Magic Run’, and is open to participants of both the 10K and the Fun Run to enjoy the race in a fantastic, fun and energetic manner.

Participants may upload a photo of themselves wearing a costume that matches this year’s theme of ‘Magic Run’ with their number bib, from 9 a.m. on 16 March to 9 a.m. on 17 March, to compete for the award. Participants must complete the race in their registered costume on race day to be eligible for the award.

Ten winners will be selected after the race and will be awarded a prize of hotel accommodation and theme exhibition tickets.

For more information you can visit the event’s official website or the ‘Macao 10K’ mobile app or follow the ‘Macao Major Sporting Events’ Facebook page, ‘澳門體育’ (Macao Sports) WeChat public account and ‘澳門特區體育局’ (Macao SAR Sports Bureau) WeChat subscription account.

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