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Bib collection for the 2021 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon to start next Monday

The 2021 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon, jointly organized by the Sports Bureau and the General Association of Athletics of Macau, will be held on 5 December 2021. The Macao International Marathon is embracing its 40th edition this year, and will be title-sponsored by the Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) for the 18th consecutive year. The marathon and half-marathon races will start at 6am and the mini-marathon race at 6:15am at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Bib and timing chip are available for collection from 29 November

Participants of the 2021 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon may collect their bib, timing chip, identification wristband (for anti-pandemic purposes) and information document at 1200-2100 from 29 November to 5 December and at 1200-2200 on 4 December on M/F of Broadway MacauTM, upon presentation of their registration receipt, identification document, a proof of COVID-19 vaccination (two doses completed by 21 November) and valid negative COVID-19 test result (inclusive of race day). 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, a copy of the participant’s ID, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and negative COVID-19 test result.

New milestone of the event to be celebrated with online and hands-on activities

In celebration of the 40th edition, a number of online and hands-on activities will be held to engage residents, tourists and runners in the 2021 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon and immerse everyone in the joyful and lively atmosphere of the event.  Participants are also in with a chance to win prizes from the Organizing Committee or the title sponsor.

“Fab 40” Online Activity Series: the series include “40 Years of Marathon Together” Photo Collection activity, “Fab 40” Marathon Photo Sharing and Lucky Draw and “40 Years of Running” WeChat game.

  • Participants of the “40 Years of Marathon Together” Photo Collection Activity  may send any copyrighted photos and photos of items related to the Macao International Marathon, via email to, together with captions and a contact phone number.  Contributors whose photos are accepted and published will win a complete set of 40th Macao International Marathon souvenirs.
  • Participants of the “Fab 40” Marathon Photo Sharing and Lucky Draw may take photos related to the 2021 Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon between 15 November and 5 December, and upload the photos to their personal accounts on social media platforms.  They can then upload a screenshot of the post to or via the Macao International Marathon mobile app, and fill in their personal information to enter the lucky draw.  Prizes include a car, hotel accommodation, F&B vouchers and cinema tickets.
  • Participants of the “40 Years of Running” WeChat game may visit the ‘Macao International Major Sporting Events’ WeChat account to join this relay-style game. Teams with more participants will be in with a higher chance to win.
Most Creative Costume Award: interested runners taking part in the 2021 Macao International Marathon may take a photo with their costume and upload the photo to via the Macao International mobile app in order to join this competition.

2021Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon Carnival: the 6-day Carnival will be held at Broadway MacauTM from  29 November, with a wide array of game booths, performances and live lucky draw.  The Opening Ceremony of the Carnival will be held on 1/F of Broadway Theatre at 5pm on 29 November.

To ensure that the event is held under safe conditions, participants are reminded to wear the provided identification wristband (for anti-pandemic purposes), and to 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 more information, please visit the official website, the ‘Macao Major Sporting Events’ Facebook page, or the ‘Macao International Major Sporting Events’ WeChat official account.