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What’s new on 25.6.2018 – The HKDRC – Xtra8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 Work Progress

 

  1. HKDRC – Xtra8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 confirmed to be held on 18 November 2018 (Sunday)
  1. We are proud to have Xtra8 Natural Mineral Water – Live & Love Group Ltd’s support to be the title sponsor for the Green Half Marathon 2018. Xtra8 Natural Mineral Water is a fresh and brand new product in the drinking market. Xtra8 Natural Mineral Water is suitable for Athletes of all age. Xtra8 Natural Mineral Water – Live & Love Group Ltd., is directly supporting the Green Management work that our Club undertook ‘Waste Reduction and Recycling’ in the event. Xtra8 Natural Mineral Water – Live & Love Group Ltd., support and dedicate to make our event Greener and more sustainable in the field of running.
  1. We are also proud to have co-sponsors confirmation. They are Skechers HK Ltd., Charming Trim Co. Ltd., Nature’s Village, Logo Printing Co., Ltd., SEAM Sports Ltd. and Running Biji 運動筆記. We welcome new sponsors to support our event. Contact us by email enquiry@hkdrc.org on your wish.       
  1. The HKDRC 40th Green Half Marathon 2018 shall be re-named as HKDRC – Xtra8 40th Green Half Marathon 2018. No change of course route and we have obtained Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department approval permit for holding the event. We received positive response from STKRC and Police NTN on acceptance of our application for the temporary road closure and we are coordinating with TD on the Temporary Traffic Arrangement for the event during the temporary road closure period for 3hours from 6:30am to 9:30am on 18 November 2018
  1. The organizing work includes design and coordination of online registration are 90% completed. We aimed to commence both the online registration and the mail registration on 1 August 2018. Electronic copy of the event poster and the entry form are available and can be issued upon request. We can make revisions to incorporate new sponsors offer for our event. Otherwise the final version of  poster and entry form will be uploaded on the web sites at www.hkdrc.org and www.xtra8.com
  1. As a commitment in the field of running, we aim to make our Half Marathon as green as we can by giving out sustainable souvenirs and prizes, cutting down as much as possible unnecessary waste, introducing the opportunity from runners to recycle clothing on site, provide free bus shuttles to the  race venue from designated stations in Hong Kong, and lots more.
  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 havedone 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 

 

  1. More announcements of our event will be presented on the next “What’s News in July". “.  

 

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