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What’s new on 1. 10. 2014 – Let It Be, Make It Be : Your Favorite Race  讓它成為,令它成為 :你/妳喜愛的賽事

The HKDRC 37th Green Half Marathon and Heifer Race to Feed 10k Run ( 2 Nov. 2014 ) are opened for ONLINE APPLICATION. The entry quota for Half Marathon and 10k Run is 1200 and 500 respectively. The time limit for completion is 2hrs 30mins.

We received overwhelming responses from the participants, and as of 26 September, close to 1100 participants, of which 800 for the Green Half Marathon and 310 for the 10K Run are registered. The entry quota of both are up to 75% and 65% full.  

A total 13 teams of 4 runners have registered for team competition, they come from :-

- Go Done Slow Team
- Go Done 霸王隊
- Health Club
- Sat Runner
- 源途友里 (2)
- Runner Union (2)   
- 開心快樂跑 (2)
- Seasons Power
- Seasons Passion
- Run for Run

The entry applications can be made either :-

1.   For Green Half Marathon - online registration through www.hkdrc-race.com

2.   For Heifer Race To Feed 10K Run - online registration through www.hkdrc-race.comwww.racetofeed.org.hk

3.   By post : HKDRC G.P.O.Box 10368, Hong Kong

The entry fee for each application of the Green Half Marathon or Heifer Race To Feed 10K Run is $240.- before 24 October and $290.- thereafter. There are 5 weeks remaining for your submission of entry applications. Please take immediate ACTION without delay. The time limit for your completion ( traffic free, zero emission course )  is 2hrs 30mins.

A complete set of 9 items of special designed sustainable souvenirs include T-shirt, towel, foldable water bottle, head towel, finisher medal, memo pen, environmental fan, organic vegetable, Perskindol Gel, Gatapex Tape and gift bag will be given to each participant.

 

SPECIAL ATTENTION : -

1. Green Half Marathon 2014 - An Early Start of Run ( 7:00am to 9:30am )

Due to continue increase of the traffic and the concern of usage of the Bride’s Pool Road by the public including the villages around Tai Po, Tai Mei Tuk areas, the Transport Department has put into effect from 2014 that approval for applications of temporary road closure ( ie from the beginning of Bride’s Pool Road at Ting Kok Road to Luk Keng covering Wu Kau Tang ) for holding sports events could only be given between the period of 6:30am to 9:30am. Under this circumstance, we have to arrange an early start and early finish of our road race event ( ie 7:00am to 9:30am ) in order to meet with Transport Department requirement for re-open the closed road for public traffic.

2. WE CAN WORK IT OUT – YOU CAN WORK IT OUT 我們造得到 你/妳們造得到:-

i) We arrange early transportation of participants to the venue at the shuttle bus stations

- Hong Kong side ( City Hall & Tin Hau )                                           – 6:10am
- Kowloon side ( YMCA Hankow Rd. & Kowloon Tong MTR Exit ) – 6:20am 
( N. B. The travelling time of the buses is around 25 – 30mins )  

ii)  We supply pin-less race numbers to participants to save the wearing time
iii) We provide luggage cards with race numbers to participants to save handling time
iv) We request the bus drivers to transport participants as early as they can 
v)  We encourage participants dress up running kits and race number to save time

(N.B. All buses shall park at the station 15mins earlier, if you are failed to catch our buses on time, you are advised to come by MTR to Tai Po Station, then take taxi at a cost about $80.-. if you come with 5 runners together, each cost $15.- ) 

3. Transport Department Advice

To comply with the Transport Department’s advise on relief of the road traffic and the over parking conditions on the race day, we recommend participants not to drive instead take our FREE shuttle bus services.

Heifer Race to Feed 10k Run – The Start of Run ( 7:40am – 9:30am ). All entry fees and donations from 10k after deducted the administration cost will be donated to Heifer Hong Kong for charity purpose.

The 1st FREE seminar on ‘Way to Run Without Pain’ conducted by AFTC in September was successful. Full class of 80 runners had attended the seminar. They experienced the new knowledge and enjoyed the seminar. The 2nd FREE seminar has been scheduled on mid-October. Selected participants will be notified by email. 

Participants who submitted applications by online registration are advised to download a RUNNER’S GUIIDE log-in with your ID/Passport number at www.hkdrc-race.com. Confirmation card (either e-printed or hard copy) is necessary to bring it in person to collect your runner’s pack at the RACINGTHEPLANET極地長征 shop at address “ RacingThePlanet Ltd., 22/F., 148 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong “ in between 12 – 31 October 2014 and get on the coach if applicable.

The Entry Form can be download from web : www.hkdrc.org or www.racetofeed.org.hk

 

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