The annual long run was kicked off with horn blasts by Mr. José Maria da Fonseca Tavares, Acting President of Macau Sport Development Board, Mr. Ma Iao Hang, President of Macau Athletic Association, together with Mr. Francis Lui, Vice Chairman of GEG, and Dr. Jorge Neto Valente, Group Advisor of GEG (from left to right).
Mr. Francis Lui, Vice Chairman of GEG, Mr. Cheong U, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, and Mr. Ma Iao Hang, President of Macau Athletic Association (from left to right), presented awards to the first ten male athletes of Full Marathon.
Winning the Marathon’s Group trophy for the ninth consecutive year, the GEG runners were joined by the senior executives and colleagues in celebrating their great success.
Kenya’s Julius Kiplimo Maisei finished Full Marathon in 2:12:43 to scoop the men’s title.
The Marathon runners passed by several landmarks in the city such as Galaxy Macau.
Shanti Devi Adhikari and Tek Paudel KC from GEG’s security department joined the Mini Marathon this year and took home the first runner up titles in their respective categories.