Persistent & Determination from within the Heart!
- Joe Liew Y L -

24 February, 2013

Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon 2013 (香港查达马拉松-之旅)


Event: Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2013
Location: Hong Kong
Date: 24-February-2013
My Distance: Full Marathon (42.195 km)
Event Distances: Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, Half Marathon Wheel Chair & 3km 
                            Wheel Chair

Our Journey
Flight CX720 (Cathay Pacific) Departing for Hong Kong on 22nd-February-2013 time 09:25am.
Our Marathon Journey into Hong Kong "Pearl Of The Orient" journey us into a healthy Marathon lifestyle on the streets of Hong Kong & to explores the famous local delicacies & latest fashion updates.  An amazing 5 days Hong Kong Revisited Trip from 22nd-February to 26th-February to Marathon & Explore the "Pearl Of The Orient".

We travel in a group of 6 whom are:
1) Patricia Lim
2) May Wong
3) Elgy Tan
4) Irink Neo
5) Wong Jyan
6) Joe Liew (Me)

Upon arrival to Hong Kong, we checked into "The Kimberley Hotel" in Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) to settle down our luggage & began our exploration into the Pearl Of The Orient.

My Journey thru my ViewFinder

Awaiting for Cathay Filght CX720 departing for
Hong Kong in MAS Golden Lounge

Arrival in Hong Kong

The Kimberley Hotel in Hong Kong

The Peninsula Hotel

Taking MRT to SCHKM race kit collection

Pre-dinner by the road side

Luk Yu Restaurant
(Famous for its dim sum)

We went to "Yat Lok Roast Goose" restaurant
for the famous Hong Kong Roast Goose @ an economical price,
located near Luk Yu Dim Sum Restaurant

BBQ Pork & Char Siew

Roast Goose

Went for Chinese Herbal Jelly

Queuing for the famous Egg Tart

 Hong Kong breakfast near our hotel

Elgy Tan


 May Wong

Hong kong Congee

Wantan (Soup Dumpling)

 Hong Kong Milk Tea

Steam Pork

Sui Gao (Steam Shrimp Dumpling)

Went Prada Shopping @ Prada Space Outlet in Abardeen

Dinner with my Hong Kong Relative

A night walk at the coastal (海旁) of Kowloon

For Macau Breakfast

Portugese Egg Tart

Polo Bun (Bun with butter)

Wantan Noodle

Luncheon Mean & Eggs Sandwich

Steam Shrimps


Steam Fish

Dim Sum Breakkie @ Luk Yu Tea House

Returning to KL

Our Marathon

Pre-Marathon group photos with Yum Kin Kok (YKK)

Group Photo with Malaysian Runners

Our Group Photo
From Left: Patricia, May, Elgy & Jyan

We Ran Hong Kong Marathon
From Left: Patricia, Irink, Jyan, Elgy, May & Me)

Hong Kong Marathon Commemorate Medallion

Name: YawLoong Liew (Joe)
Bib #: M1798
Category: Full Marathon (42.198km)
Official-Time: 4:27:12

 Run, Run & Run!