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What’s new on 16.10.2018 – HKDRC – Xtra8 40th Green Half Marathon Accept Entry Application

Online Register for HKDRC - XTRA8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 -
click (https://goo.gl/MCLbG1)

 

  1. We are gratefully received Transports Department’s approval on 7 September 2018, our application of temporary road closure 3 hours for us to hold the HKDRC 40th Green Half Marathon 2018.
  1. The HKDRC – XTRA8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 will be conducted as scheduled on 18 November 2018 ( 6:30am – 9:30am ). The approved course route is same as before “ Zero Carbon Emission “ ( i.e. Traffic Free ) The Online Registrations commenced on 10 August 2018 and has already registered up to 300 applications.
  1. The HKDRC – XTRA8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 is an environmental race which provides a chance for you to experience its differences from others. As of 15 October 2018, up to 350 participants are registered, more than 10 foreign nation runners joining this race and they come from :-
  • PRC China
  • Hong Kong
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • India
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Macau
  • Japan
  • Ireland
  • Malaysia
  • Others
  1. The HKDRC – XTRA8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 is an important race for you to build up confidence thereafter joining other races such as Macau International Marathon, Hong Kong Marathon, China Coast Marathon and others.
  1. The entry applications can be made either :-

    - By Post HKDRC G.P.O.Box 10368, Hong Kong (sameday on 1 August 2018, download entry form from www.hkdrc.org (download corner section) or www.xtra8.com)
    - By Online registration through www.hkdrc.org and click on Registration link (https://goo.gl/MCLbG1).

 

*Should participants wish to enrol the event by smartphone, above QR Code can serve the purpose

Only 4 weeks remain for registration, please submit entry application as soon as you can

 

  1. The entry fee for each application is $270.- before 12 November and $320.- thereafter. The entry fee includes :-
    • Shuttle bus fare for transportation to the race venue
    • One complete set of souvenirs plus sponsors discount coupons
    • Certificate for Hong Kong Green Runner 2018 ( download from www.hkdrc.org )   
    • Take part in the Green Management Work ‘ Waste Reduction and Recycling ‘

    You are advised to submit your entry applications as early as possible. The time limit for your completion is 2hrs 30mins ( i.e. 7:00am – 9:30am ).

  1. The 1st batch (140nos) number bibs are already mailed back to registered runners. Those who has been notified for submitting a self-addressed envelope (SAE), should take immediate action.
  1. Below presents our Club Record of overall Winners of Men & Women ( 1978 – 2016 )

Race Results 賽 事 結 果

HKDRC's Hong Kong Green Half Marathon (1978 – 2016) Overall Winners:

Year Category --- Men Finish Time Category --- Women Finish Time
1978 John Arnold 75:47 Winnie Ng 96:50
1979 Bill Pegler 74.38 Winnie Ng 84:53
1980 John Arnold 72:31 Yuko Gordon 86:29
1981 Ted Turner 70:15 Yupin Lohachati 87:59
1982 John Arnold 71:01 Margaret Campbell 86:11
1983 John Arnold 71:21 Winnie Ng 82:29
1984 Michael Quinn 70:41 Yuko Gordon 76:13
1985 Gobinda Rai 69:46 Yuko Gordon 76:02
1986 Tim Soutar 72:08 Yuko Gordon 77:58
1987 Tim Soutar 70:47 Yuko Gordon 80:37
1988 Chhongba Sherpa 70:51 Yuko Gordon 81:05
1989 Ng Fai Yeung 74:03 Rita Wong 87:41
1990 Alex Rodgers 70:01 Yuko Gordon 82:24
1991 Alex Rodgers 72:43 Yuko Gordon 81:57
1992 Lee Kar Lun 71:39 Yuko Gordon 81:17
1993 Cheung Man Ho 70:47 Yuko Gordon 83:35
1994* Roberto De Vido 64:24 Yuko Gordon 78:22
1995 Lee Kar Lun 72:44 Yuko Gordon 84:25
1996 Kjeld Dissing 70:50 Winnie Ng 83:52
1997 Kjeld Dissing 73:27 Yuko Gordon 87:01
1998 Michael Capper 73:16 Winnie Ng 84:56
1999 Kjeld Dissing 74:12 Chiu Pik Kwan 90:54
2000 Kjeld Dissing 71:25 Christine Double 81:06
2001 Chung Yan Kwai 76:31 Winnie Ng 88:25
2002 Ho Hoi To 73:56 Christine Double 85:13
2003 Ng Yan Chi 73:05 Christine Double 82:25
2004 William Mark John 72:18 Christine Double 84:41
2005 William Mark John 73:09 Leung Ying Suet 88:48
2006 Andrew Naylor 74:18 Chan Kit Yee 87:05
2007 Ng Kam Tai 74:27 Nicole Green 87:21
2008 Passarello Stefano 73:55 Chan Chung Hing 92:52
2009 Chan Ka Ho 77:22 YU Kit Ching 90:29
2010 Lau Kwong Man 76:39 Angelina KONG 87:53
2011 Ip Hoi Yeung 72:03 Michelle LOWRY 80:30
2012 Benson Darren 75:40 Christina WONG 90:25
2013 Kean Brendan 75:56 Elaine HALL 99:02
2014 TAM Chun Man 76:38 Michelle LOWRY 85:06
2015 Yip Tung Hoi 76:04 Matsui Megumi 92:46
2016 Yip Tung Hoi 74:31 Tong Lok Yu 89:10
2018 --- --- --- ---

Half Marathon Record Holders:
Men: Gobinda RAI 69:46 (1985)
Women: Yuko Gordon (Japan) 76:02 (1985)

*Remarks:
1] Due to road work construction, the course of 1994 was inadventurely shorten by 2km (Approx.).
2] 2017 event was cancelled due to unforeseen reason given by STKRC.

 

  1. Attractive prizes include Skechers running shoes, SEAM sports products, Charming Trims trophies, HKDRC environmental fans and XTRA8 + HKDRC cash awards for divisions and teams winners. Each participant entitles to get six items of sustainable souvenirs include T-shirt, towel, finisher medal, foldable water bottle, LED key torch/whistle and lucky man 吉祥物
  1. There are 4 shuttle bus stations locate separate at Hong Kong side, City Hall, Central, Tin Hau MTR Station ( Exit A2 ), Kowloon side, Tsimshatsui, Hankow Road and Kowloon Tong MTR Station ( outside Exit at Somerset Road ). The provision of seating is first come, first served for those early registered participants.
  1. Two large companies, Fringebacker Events and Iban Sports Development Ltd., are employed for handling the online registration and timing ( Chrono Track b-tags ) for the recording of race results.
  1. For online registration, below is a flow chart for guidance of registration

 

  1. For attention of the registered participants, you are advised to download a Runner’s Guide giving full details of the race particulars.
  1. Green Work for Green Race – We are moving forward to support waste reduction and recycling at the community level. We will coordinate with Xtra8 Natural Mineral Water – Live & Love Group Ltd., team to collect back the plastic water bottles from runners at the race venue. The collected plastic water bottles will be delivered to the Community Green Station ( CGS )  綠在東區 at No. 30, Oi Shun Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong for recycle.
  1. Green Work for Green Race – We support the Government project on development of Hiking and have done up to 50nos HKDRC’s Green Running and Hiking Routes covering all urban areas of Hong Kong and Macau. The ten most excited and beautiful route descriptions and scenic photos as below can be viewed at our web site www.hkdrc.org Green Work for Green Races. They are excited and popular :-
    • Lantau Peak – Sunrise & Sunset
    • Lai Chi Wo & Kuk Po – Heritage and Abandoned Villages
    • Lion Rock – Spirit of Hong Kong
    • Pat Sin Leng – Ultimate Challenge
    • Tai Mo Shan – 4 Seasons Feel along the route in March
    • So Lo Pun – Compass stops work there
    • Dragon’s Back – Hard to see separation of the Sky and the Sea
    • Man Yee Hong Kong Global Geopark of China – The God gave us 
    • Tap Mun ( Grass Island ) – 天崖海角 and Stairway to Heaven
    • Victoria Peak – See the BIG city like

    Photos of each of the above are posted in separate pages of this notification.

  1. Updated status of registration and details will be announced on the next "What’s New in the 1st week of November".

 

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