Runs and hikes to sign up for in Hong Kong
This 50 kilometre course sees participants traverse the Northeast of New Territories, taking in Pat Sin Leng Country Park, passing through a number of trails, hills and reservoirs along the way. The race is open so solo, two-person and relay teams. Registration is required so get in there now to avoid disappointment!
The global, student-led charity movement is back! The 24 Hour Race sees hundreds of high school students from Hong Kong gather for 24 Hour Race to help raise funds for the fight against slavery and human trafficking. Does exactly what the tins says, the event takes place over 24 hours where a team of eight will run, fuel up on mouth-watering food, hang out and meet new friends in between. Plus, expect plenty of entertainment. Sign up now!
Raise funds to support underprivileged children and vulnerable elderly in Hong Kong, and in rural communities and urban areas in China. Dress up as Saint Nick and join fellow runners for a good-natured 3km run or a tougher 8km slog. There’s even a 1km Christmas Fun Walk to those who's looking to take it easy.
If you’re sad that Angry Birds is no longer relevant, you can rejoice as the popular mobile game characters take centre stage at the upcoming Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association charity event. For an easier and chillaxing route, sign up for the 10km green walk that takes you through Tung Shan Pai Lau, Wisdom Path and around Ngong Ping. For those looking to break some serious sweat, the 20km and 29km tackles Lantau Peak and Wong Lung Hang Country Trail should do the trick. Expect Angry Birds to cheer you on and enjoy a free Ngong Ping 360 ride too.
A fun, challenging race with a good cause. The charity race is back for a third edition welcoming runners to take part in their 10km, 5km, 3km races to help raise funds to support Diabetes Hong Kong. Enjoy the breezy waterfront view of Pak Shek Kok Promenade and Hong Kong Science Park as you tackle the run, or grab a family member for the 1km family run. There’s also game booths and face painting at the end of the line.