2009 Macau Entertainment International Marathon

December 6, 2009

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau SAR, Galaxy Entertainment Group (“Galaxy”) led a team of 180 staff to participate in the 28th Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon.

Dressed in bright yellow, Galaxy’s Marathon Team completed the marathon with its best results ever. Showing immense teamwork – one of Galaxy’s core values, team members encouraged each other throughout the race, leading to the successful achievement of Galaxy’s 5th consecutive Public and Private Entities Group Trophy.

In addition to team recognitions, individual members of Galaxy’s Marathon Team also achieved tremendous results this year. Ms. Shanti Devi Adhikari obtained her 2nd consecutive Champion title in this year’s Category-B Female MiniMarathon with a timing of 26 minutes and 37 seconds. Mr. Bal Man Shrestha, Shanti’s co-worker at Galaxy’s Waldo Casino, completed the Category-C Male Mini-Marathon in 24 minutes and 18 seconds, earning him 1st runner-up in this year’s Category-C Male Mini- Marathon.

This year, the Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon attracted over 3,800 participants worldwide. “Galaxy has always been a strong supporter of Macau’s sports development. This year, we celebrate our 6th consecutive year as title sponsor of the Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon. With only 14 days until the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau SAR, Galaxy wanted to make the marathon more welcoming for all participants. Through the support of the organizers, this year’s marathon was more vibrant, entertaining and definitely had more elements that enhance the quality of life,” said Mr. Francis Lui, Vice Chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group.

In addition to StarWorld’s cheering squad outside StarWorld Hotel and Galaxy Macau, Galaxy also arranged for Hip Hop, Latin and Salsa dancers to perform inside the Macau Stadium. To show the athletes our full support, Galaxy awarded two complimentary one-night’s stay in its flagship hotel’s StarWorld Suite plus MOP $1,000 dining vouchers to the male and female Champions of

the full marathon. The first male and female Macau residents to complete the full marathon, StarWorld also gave away two complimentary one-nights’ stay in the Premier Suite plus MOP $1,000 dining vouchers.