Event Information

News

In view of the Government’s latest notice received by Po Leung Kuk on the disease prevention measures and arrangements, the Kuk has to postpone the “Wang On Properties presents: Po Leung Kuk Charity Run” originally scheduled on 9th October 2021. Participants will be notified the refund and other arrangements by email individually. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused.  Thank you for your understanding.

The postponement details will be announced on the event website by December 2021.

 

Event details

Date: 9th October, 2021 (Sat)
Starting Point: Po Leung Kuk Jockey Club Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp
Start Time: 8:30am
Award Presentation Ceremony: 10am-12nn (Carnival till 3pm)
Registration Deadline: 11:59pm on 15th September, 2021 (Limited quota)

 

Routes:

3km Race (Blue color) – PLK Jockey Club Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp → Tai Mong Tsai Road → Sai Kung Man Yee Road & MacLehose Trail Stage 1 (till Roundabout) → back to Pak Tam Chung P.H.A.B. Site

10km Race (Orange color) – PLK Jockey Club Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp → Tai Mong Tsai Road → Sai Kung Man Yee Road & MacLehose Trail Stage 1 → High Island Reservoir West Dam → back to Pak Tam Chung P.H.A.B. Site

Half Marathon Race (Purple color) – PLK Jockey Club Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp → Tai Mong Tsai Road → Sai Kung Man Yee Road & MacLehose Trail Stage 1 → High Island Reservoir East Dam → West Dam to near Chong Hing Water Sports Centre → back to Pak Tam Chung P.H.A.B. Site

 

Categories and Minimum Donation Amount:

All participants are required to receive 2 doses of government-recognized COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the race day (i.e. 24th September 2021), and have taken self-paid COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Validated negative results have to be provided within 48 hours before the start of the race.

Category Birth Date / Age on Race Day Minimum Donation Amount
3KM
Men Open (MP)
Women Open (WP)
2003 or before (aged 18 or above) $300 per runner Enroll Now
Men Youth (MS)
Women Youth (WS)
2003-2009 (aged 12-17) $180 per runner Enroll Now
10KM
Men Advance (MA)
Women Advance (WA)
1976 or before (aged 45 or above) $300 per runner Enroll Now
Men Senior (MB)
Women Senior (WB)
1976-1991 (aged 30-44)
Men Youth (MC)
Women Youth (WC)
1991-2003 (aged 18-29)

Group (GP)

4 runners per team, mixed men/women. The rank will be based on the whole team result combined

2003 or before (aged 18 or above) $5,000 per team Enroll Now
Half Marathon
Men Advance (MD)
Women Advance (WD)
1976 or before (aged 45 or above) $300 per runner Enroll Now
Men Senior (ME)
Women Senior (WE)
1976-1991 (aged 30-44)
Men Youth (MF)
Women Youth (WF)
1991-2003 (aged 18-29)

(Race Category is calculated by date of birth according to race day)

Family Fun Activities:

Children aged 3 to 11 with their parents/guardians are welcomed to participate below activities on the Sports Ground in the holiday camp:

Activity No. of participant Birth Date / Age on Race Day Minimum Donation Amount
Three-legged race One child aged 3 to 11 with one parent/guardian aged 18 or above Kid:2009-2018 (aged 3-11) $180 Enroll Now
Adult:2003 or before (aged 18 or above)
Sack race One child aged 3 to 11 2009-2018 (aged 3-11) $180 Enroll Now

(Race Category is calculated by date of birth according to race day)

Remark:

  1. All successful applicants will receive confirmation through email;
  2. Donation of $100 or above is tax-deductible. Please mark the name of donor and mailing address if a receipt is required.
  3. Each participant can only participate in one race. Family groups are allowed to register more than one races.

 

Others:

Enquiry: 2117 1650(About Registration)2277 8439 / 2277 8118(About Event)
Event Date Hotline: 9145 1056
Email: plkrun@sportsoho.com

Health Reminders: The Participant should ensure that his/her health conditions are suitable for the race before enrollment. By submitting the entry application, the Participant has certified he/she is physically fit for the race, and agreed that the Organizer, Co-organizer and Sponsors would not be responsible for any legally liability of injury, death and property and economic loss.

Adverse Weather Arrangement: The Race will be cancelled if typhoon signal No. 8, Amber, Red or Black Rainstorm signal is hoisted at or after 5:30am on the event day. No refund of the donation will be arranged in such cases or in any circumstances.

 

Recreation Fun Carnival

Runners will be entitled to 4 complimentary “campsite experience pass” to access the facilities in the camp with families and friends. Runners are also welcome to book our residential camp and stay overnight before the race!

Free-of-charge facilities & programmes in the camp:

Recreational Programmes – Children rope course, roller skating, sports wall climbing etc
Recreational & Sporting Facilities – Table tennis, badminton, basketball, soccer etc

 

Reserve the residential camp:

Check-in Time:8th Oct, 2021 (Fri) 3:15pm
Check-out Time:9th Oct, 2021 (Sat) 1:45pm
Camp Fee
Selected Group Hostel SG: 10-bed unit (Only 4 persons are allowed to stay due to the epidemic) $1,020
Selected Family Hostel SA: 4-bed unit (1 sitting room, 2 bedrooms) $536
SB: 6-bed unit (1 sitting room, 2 bedrooms) $804
SC: 8-bed unit (1 sitting room, 3 bedrooms) $1,072
Jockey Club Block JA: 4-bed unit (1 sitting room, 2 bedrooms) $624
JG: 5-bunk bed (with Toilet & Bathroom) (Only 4 persons are allowed to stay due to the epidemic) $1,180
  1. Please email your name, phone number and application number to plkrun@sportsoho.com if you would like to book the dormitory. Po Leung Kuk staff will contact the participant to follow up the arrangement accordingly.
  2. There is a limited quota of dormitories on first-come-first-served basis. The booking will only be confirmed once the camp fee is paid.
  3. Camp booking fee is not applicable for tax-deduction.
  4. “Campsite experience pass” will be dispatched with the runner’s pack. Participant can enjoy the campsite facility from 9am to 4pm by presenting the pass on race day.

For more details of the campsite, please visit https://www.poleungkuk.org.hk/service/campsites

 

Awards and Certificate

The champion, 1st to 4th runners-up of each group will be awarded a trophy and/or fabulous prizes. Awards will be presented in the ceremony on the event day.

Fundraising & Participation Awards (Donation amount will be counted according to the results as of 30th September 2021)

  1. Caring Runners (Top Individual Fundraisers): Champion / 1st / 2nd Runners-up
  2. Caring Running Teams (Top Team Fundraisers): Champion / 1st / 2nd Runners-up
  3. The Biggest Team Award: Champion / 1st / 2nd Runners-up

 

Certificate: Official race result will be uploaded onto this website on 15th October 2021. All runners who have completed the race can download the e-certificate through this website.

 

Fabulous prizes valued near HK$200,000 including free spending credit of Shanghai Commercial Bank Po Leung Kuk Credit Card*

*Winner must be in accord with the requirements of applying for a credit card, including Hong Kong permanent resident identity and the age of 18 or above and submit the required documents including HKID copy, resident proof and related income proof to Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited (“the Bank”). The decision of the Bank regarding the application’s approval shall be final. If winners are not eligible for applying credit card, the organizer will replace the prizes with alternative gifts.

 

About Shanghai Commercial Bank Po Leung Kuk Credit Card

card

  1. The Bank donates 0.6% of card spending to Po Leung Kuk for the benefit of the underprivileged
  2. Accumulated donation generated from the Card since April 2010 has reached over HK$8,000,000
  3. Permanent annual fee waiver
  4. Spending privileges, free mileage & gift redemption, etc.

To borrow or not to borrow? Borrow only if you can repay!

 

Transportation & Event Day Arrangement

Reception Time 6:30am – 8:15am
Assembly Point Po Leung Kuk Jockey Club Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp
Bag Drop-off Please drop your bag before 8:15am at the drop-off counter in the campsite
Facilities Changing room and washrooms at campsite will be open for runners. Ambulance stations and water stations will be set in campsite and along the route (Participant is encouraged to bring his/her own bottle)
Transportation

Due to limited space in the campsite, the organizer will not offer car-parking service for runners. It is not recommended to drive to the campsite. Runners are recommended to take public transportation or the shuttle bus provided by the Organizer.

Shuttle Bus

From City to Holiday Camp (Runners should settle the bus fee along with the registration fee in order to secure your seat. Ticket will be distributed together with the runner’s pack; Please arrive at the pick-up location on time as the bus will depart at the specified time sharp. No refund will be arranged)
District Pick-up / Drop-off Location Departure Time Fee
HK Wan Chai MTR Exit B1 6:30am (1st period)
7:00am (2nd period)
$30
KLN Langham Place, Mong Kok
(Shanghai Street)
NT Shatin MTR Exit B
(Pai Tau Street)
From Holiday Camp to Sai Kung Town (Free of charge)
Departure Time Route
1st period: 12:00nn - 1:00pm
2nd period: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
(Departs every 15-20 minutes/when full; Departure time may be adjusted subject to traffic conditions or operation needs)
Holiday Camp→Sai Kung Town

Runner’s Pack

Every participant will receive a runner’s pack, which includes a souvenir t-shirt, number bib with timing chip (participant can customize bib name with extra donation of $100 or above#) and other souvenirs.
# maximum of 12 English characters or Arabic numerals, including punctuation and space. Abusive language and inappropriate content is forbidden. The Organizer reserves the right to make final decision in case of any disputes.

Environment friendly tips:

  1. If you don’t need the runner's tee, just click “no need” in the online registration.
  2. A digital runner’s guide will be provided. If you need a printed version, please ask our staff when collecting the runner’s pack.
  3. Participant is encouraged to bring his/her own bag when collecting the runner’s pack.

Souvenir t-shirt design:


tee

Kid

Size(cm) Length Shoulder
S 44.5 29
M 48 30.5
L 51.5 32
XL 54.5 33.5
XXL 57.5 35

 

Adult

Size(cm) Length Shoulder
S 64 41
M 66 43
L 68 45
XL 70 47
XXL 72 49

 

Collection of Runner’s Pack:

Runners should bring along their confirmation letter (sent by email) to redeem their runner’s pack. No Runner’s Pack will be distributed on the event date.
Redemption Date and Time:2nd-4th October, 2021 (Saturday to Monday) 10:00am – 7:00pm
Location: Will be announced before race

Terms & Conditions

In these Terms & Conditions,The "Race" means the Po Leung Kuk Charity Run to be held on 9 October 2021; “Participant(s)” means person(s) participating in the race; “Organizer” means Po Leung Kuk; “Routes” means the routes of the race as designated by the Organizer.

  • In line with HKSAR Government requirements, all runners of Po Leung Kuk Charity Run are required to be fully vaccinated (2 doses of government-recognized COVID-19 vaccine administered at least 14 days prior to the race day, i.e. 24th September 2021, and have taken self-paid COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Validated negative results have to be provided within 48 hours before the start of the race. Runners need to upload their vaccination proof on or before 25th September, 2021. For any cases of unsuccessful upload, runners will not be allowed to collect their race bibs and will thus be unable to participate in the race. In such cases, all entry donations will not be refunded.

  • The race is only for participants aged 18 or above. (Except Family Fun Activities & 3km Youth Run) Any participant under the age of 18 must obtain the prior consent of his parents or guardian to participate in the race. The Organizer reserves the right to ask any participant for evidence of his age and, where appropriate, that such consent has given.

  • All participants should arrive at the Po Leung Kuk Jockey Club Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp not later than 8:15 a.m. Late comers may be refused to join the race.
  • There is no shelter provided along the routes. The participant should ensure that his health conditions are suitable for the race before enrollment. By submitting the entry application, the participant(s) has certified he is physically fit for the race, and agreed that the Organizer, Co-organizer and Sponsors would not be responsible for any legally liability of injury, death and property and economic loss. When feeling unwell, the participants should not attend the race and should consult a doctor promptly.
  • There are time limits for all categories of the race. If the participant could not finish the race before the limit, the Organizer has the right to stop him from the race. If the participant cannot finish the race, he can seek help from the duty personnel immediately.
  • The participant will receive a race bib with a unique timing chip device. It is required to hang it up on a visible area of your body. The participant should not exchange or allow others to use his own race bib.
  • The participant should put on suitable clothing and footwear and must not carry any large items or animals during the race.
  • The participant should be aware of safety during the race. The participant must not lean on, climb over any barrier placed along the route.
  • There are water stations and first aid station along the route. Energy food is available at the finishing point.
  • The participant must obey all lawful instructions given by the Organizer and its authorized personnel.
  • The race will be cancelled if typhoon signal No. 8, Amber, Red or Black Rainstorm signal is hoisted at or after 5:30 a.m. on the event day. No refund of the application fee and any donation will be arranged in such cases or in any circumstances.
  • The organizer reserves the right to change the event venue or date due to the impact of the coronavirus, the organizer will make adjustments based on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announcement. All changes will be announced on this website.
  • The participant should grant the Organizer the right to photograph during the race and have their names, voices and appearances made into photographs, sound, video or multi-media recordings in relation to the event and to use for promotion. If the participant does not wish to grant the right to the Organizer, please contact the Fund-raising Department of Po Leung Kuk at 2277 8531.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to alter these Terms & Conditions and other details of the run at any time, and may notify participants of such alteration through press announcements, website and/or any other suitable channels.
  • Any participant who, in the Organizer’s view, does not fully observe or comply with these Terms & Conditions may be refused participation in the Race at any time and the Organizer’s decision shall be final and conclusive.
  • In case of discrepancies between the Chinese and English versions, the English version shall prevail.