2017 Hong Kong Golf Club Charity Ultra Marathon

cum World Record Breaking of 24-hour running distance by Hong Kong Spirit Team                                                                                                                                          中文

(Designated beneficiary:  Hong Kong Single Parents Association)

100km, 50km,10km, 5km, 2.5km Family Fun Run, Relay Races

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On 4-5 February 2017, the Hong Kong Golf Club and the Hong Kong Ultra Marathon Association (香港超級馬拉松協會, HKUMA) will jointly host the “2017 Hong Kong Golf Club Charity Ultra Marathon cum World Record Breaking of 24-hour running distance by Hong Kong Spirit Team”. This community-spirited event will achieve the first-ever cross-sector collaboration between golf and ultra marathon to raise funds for the Hong Kong Single Parents Association.  This is Hong Kong’s first-ever 100km ultra marathon race to be staged at a golf course and will be recognised by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) and the Association of International Marathon and Distant Races (AIMS).  The results from this race will play a role in determining the section of Hong Kong representative runners at the IAU World Championships and Asian Championships.

In the Hong Kong Sports Institute in May 2016, the Hong Kong Spirit Team created a brand new and serious World Record for Hong Kong, with a team of 10 completed the longest running distance of 1,875.8 km in 24 hours. In this Inaugural Hong Kong Golf Club Charity Ultra Marathon, the Hong Kong Spirit Team is going to reach a new height and break this World Record.

The Founder of the Hong Kong Emergency Medicine Centre and the Executive Member of HKUMA, Dr. Szeto King Ho, has taken the lead in donating HK$100,000 to support the charity cause.  As a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Single Parents Association, Ms. Nancy Sit Ka Yin (薛家燕) also urged for support to the event.

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  1. Organizers: Hong Kong Golf Club, Hong Kong Ultra Marathon Association
  2. Race Day: 4 – 5 February, 2017 (Sat & Sun)
  3. Venue:   Old Course, Hong Kong Golf Club at Fanling (near Sheung Shui Railway Station)
  4. Registration: Until 20th Jan, 2017  (first-come first-served basis)
  5. To enter, please click:  http://www.ibansport.com/ibansport/match.php?action=showEvent&id=667
  6. Race Categories:

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7.  Course Routes

Running around the Old Course of the Hong Kong Golf Club at Fanling (lap distance is around 2.3 km).  As stipulated in the Technical Guidelines of IAU, in the small lapped road and track races, it is not a must for the organizers to arrange for competitors to reverse the running direction at fixed times during the race.  However, subject to the conditions on-site, the team of referees and judges have the sole authority to decide whether to arrange a change of running direction during the race.

* Remark:

Since there will be no sufficient lighting provided by the venue during night time, please wear your own headlamps for night running.  We appreciate your understanding, should there be any inconvenience this may cause.

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* Remarks:

I.  For 5 km Family Fun Run, an adult(parent or guardian) and a child (aged 6-16) will form a team.

II.  The members of the Hong Kong Single Parents Association can register the 5km race and 2.5km Family Fun Run for free.

For enrollment please contact Ms. Lau Suk Man

(Tel: 2338 1303; Email: smlau@hkspa.org.hk)

III.  Multiple entries are allowed for the 2-day Visitor Pass.

 

  1. Race Entry Pack and Souvenirs:

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Remark: The members of the Hong Kong Single Parents Association registered for 5km and 2.5km Family Fun Run for free will be distributed race bibs and certificates of completion only.

 

Sponsorship Proposal: HKGC Charity Ultra Marathon

Your generous donations to support the Hong Kong Single Parents Association are welcome.

Please send crossed cheques made payable to “Hong Kong Single Parents Association" by mail to G1-7, Tung Moon House, Tai Hang Tung Estate, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  Please do not send cash by post.  (Please mark “Hong Kong Golf Club Charity Ultra Marathon”at the back of the cheque .)

Donations of HK$100 or above are tax deductible with receipt.  Please download the donation form and send the filled form together with your donations.

Donation Form

 

For more race details, please click to view the Race Information.

2017 Hong Kong Golf Club Charity Ultra Marathon – Race Information

 

Attachments

Below are the International and National Level Records provided by the International Association of

Ultrarunners (IAU):

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Maps of Race Course

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