Residents using the Pak Tam Chung entrance to the Country Park should note that the MSIG50 50km Sky Marathon will start at Pak Tam Chung at 6:30 am, with the 22 km race at 7:00 am and the 12 km race at 7:15 am. Residents and visitors are expected to face road closures and disruption from 6:00 am onwards.
As the 22 km and 12 km races also end at Pak Tam Chung with an expected run time of 8 hours and 5 hours respectively, drivers should be aware of runners on the road all day, especially along Pak Tam Road and Tai Mong Tsai Road.
The route for the 22 km race takes in Pak Tam Chung – Tai Mong Tsai Rd – Pak Tam Rd – Lok Wu Trail (293m) Tai Mong Tsai Rd – Pak Tam Rd – Lok Wu Trail – Chek Keng (sea level) – Tai Long Au – Tai Wan Beach – Ham Tin Wan – Lo Tei Tun – Sai Kung Sai Wan Rd – Pak Tam Chung.
The 50 km race has a run time of 11 hours and follows the route Pak Tam Chung – Tai Mong Tsai Rd – Lok Wu Trail – Chek Keng – Tai Long Au – Tai Wan (sea level) – Ham Tin – Lo Tei Tun – Chui Tung Au – Sai Wan Shan – Lung Ke – East Dam – Pak Lap – Tin Hau Temple – Chau Tsai – Sai Kung Man Yee Rd – West Dam – Sheung Yiu Country Trail – Pak Tam Rd – Pak Tam Country Trail – Pak Tam Au – Ngau Yee Shek Shan – Cheung Sheung – Wa Mei Shan – 3-Ways Junction – Kai Kung Shan – Sai Sha Road – 3-Ways Junction – Pak Tam – Pak Tam Chung.
More information can be found at http://www.actionasiaevents.com/our-events/upcoming-events/2018-msig-sk/overview.html#content