City to Offer Real-time Information and Results Finder Service for 2016 Taipei Marathon
The 2016 Taipei Marathon will kick-off at the Civic Plaza in front of Taipei City Hall on December 18. In addition to incorporating the old North Gate into the route of the full marathon to enhance the run with elements of cultural heritage, the Department of Information Technology (DOIT) also introduces the Real Time Information and Results Finder.
Members of the public can visit the Taipei Marathon Information and Results Finder website (http://marathon.taipei/change.action?request_locale=en_US) via computer or mobile devices to search for marathon results, apply for free SMS service during the marathon, look up the position of individual athletes, or watch live streaming of the event.
Taipei Marathon, now in its 30th year, is one of the major marathon events in Taiwan. In accordance with the spirit of overcoming challenges and sportsmanship highlighted by marathons, the city government continues to innovate and enhance the quality of the event, providing convenient services which allow participants to receive instant updates during the race. From today until December 15, users can submit their applications by visiting Taipei Marathon Information and Results Finder website to sign up for free SMS notices on marathon results. We welcome participating runners to take advantage of this service.