Bib collection for the 2022 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon to start on Sunday, with Marathon Carnival to elevate atmosphere
The 2022 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon, jointly organized by the Sports Bureau and the General Association of Athletics of Macau, and title-sponsored by Galaxy Entertainment Group, will be held on 4 December. Participants may collect their bib from Sunday (27 November). In addition, an 8-day ‘2022 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon Carnival’ will be held from Sunday for participants, residents and tourists to experience the vibrant and joyful atmosphere of the Marathon.
Bib available for collection from 27 November
Participants of the 2022 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon may collect their bib and information document at 1200-2100 from 27 November to 2 December, and at 1200-2200 on 3 December on M/F of Broadway MacauTM, upon presentation of their registration receipt, identification document and a proof of COVID-19 vaccination (primary vaccination series completed by 21 November). The Organizing Committee will also provide a free COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) package to each participant. Participants are reminded that COVID-19 nucleic acid test (NAT) result is not necessary for bib collection, but they must undergo a RAT on race day and present a 24-hour valid negative NAT result before being permitted to take part in the race.
Participants who are unable to collect the items may authorize another person to collect on his/her behalf by signing the authorization on the registration receipt. The person collecting on behalf of the participants must present his/her ID, the registration receipt with authorization signature, a copy of the participant’s ID and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Marathon Carnival to create festive atmosphere
To elevate the atmosphere of the event, the ‘2022 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon Carnival’ will be held from 27 November to 4 December, featuring display of medals from previous editions, game booths and lucky draws. In addition, sportswear, supplements, medical and health care products will also feature at the Carnival, with shopping discounts on offer. The opening ceremony of the Carnival will be held on 1/F of Broadway Theatre at 1600 on 27 November.
The popular ‘Most Creative Costume Award’ will be held again this year. Participants of the 2022 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon may take a photo with their costume and upload the photo via the Macao International mobile app to join this competition.
To ensure that the event is held under safe conditions, participants will be required to show their Macao Health Code, a 24-hour valid negative NAT result and a negative RAT result undergone on race day when entering the venue on race day. Participants must also undergo body temperature checks, and follow and comply with the anti-epidemic measures set by the Organizing Committee. Furthermore, participants are reminded to practice and prepare for the races as their level of fitness permits, and to read the regulations carefully.
For moreinformation, please visit the official website www.macaomarathon.com , 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.