Takung Net is the website of Ta Kung Pao, the 100-year-old, world famous newspaper. The site was launched in 1995 as one of the earliest online news media outlets in Hong Kong. Since its establishment, Takung Net has aimed to ‘serving the readers’. Providing rich and detailed news reports, elegant cultural content and an innovative technical platform to serve readers online, the website is favoured by readers all over the world.
Previous marathon events coordinated by Takungpao.net:
Changbaishan International Fun Run
- For the first ever Changbaishan fun run, 500 running enthusiasts from 16 countries scaled an 11km, snow-covered, mountainous route leading to Tianchi Lake at an altitude above 2,000m duringthe China Changbai Mountain International Forest Sea Snow Marathon Festival at Changbaishan Mountain resort of Northeast China’s Jilin province.
- The event was successfully co-hosted by Takungpao.net, AustCham and the Changbaishan Government
2017 Hong Kong International Half Marathon
- On December 17, 2017, Takungpao.net successfully hosted Hong Kong’s first international half marathon, and had exclusive media coverage of the event. This marathon attracted runners from more than 10 countries and Mainland China, as well as nearly 2,000 people from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. The 2nd Hong Kong International Half Marathon hosted in December 2018 built upon the 2017 event to create an even more successful marathon.