STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON 2021

“STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON 2021” Virtual Run

After scoring by judges and voting by public, we are happy to announce the winning routes of our “Run With Appreciation” Route Creation Competition! Register now for "STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON 2021" to explore all the hidden gem routes!

A finish badge will be given to runner upon the completion of the marathon or 10k distance and getting a selfie at the check-in landmark in the virtual run. Runners may also purchase “STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON Treasure Run Map” to complete the collection.

You will also get special offers from PROTREK and Shapetime upon successful registration! 

Public registration: February 24 to March 28
Virtual run: February 27 to March 28
Record upload period: February 27 to March 31 
Souvenir and e-certificate send-out date:In April

Full Marathon

Distance: 42.195 km
Time limit: 24 hours
Running record submission: Please upload your running record and selfie photo to our system. For more details, please refer to the registration confirmation email.
Event souvenir: "STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON" finish badge x 1 pc
Registration fee: HKD150

How to play: Runners are required to complete a full marathon distance at once and take a selfie photo with your bib in one of the following landmarks:

  1. Sai Wan Swimming Shed (Reference route: Promenade Marathon)
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/2i75Fn2opnPujtyVA 
  2. The Mills, Tsuen Wan
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/1dHkXK6HmEZjepcK6 
  3. Sha Tin Che Kung Temple
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/BR6LqPC5MdzBXu2E7 

10km

Distance: 10 km
Time limit: 24 hours
Running record submission: Please upload your running record and selfie photo to our system. For more details, please refer to the registration confirmation email.
Event souvenir: "STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON" finish badge, the more routes you completed, the more badges you can collect!
Registration fee:


How to play: Runners are required to complete a 10km distance at once and take a selfie photo with your bib in one of the following landmarks:

Treasure Run District 1 – Hong Kong Island10km

  1. Jumbo Pier (Reference route: The Artistic Journey)
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/SqhkJvh1VkCfvUge8
  2. Tam Kung Temple (Reference route: Bupa Healthy FUN)
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/vB3NtqUxrRfL15Y29
  3. Blue House
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/bZJxEbev5rXjRzSA8

Treasure Run District 2 – Kowloon West10km

  1. Stone Houses Family Garden (Reference route: Happy run in Year of Ox)
    Google Map Location:https://g.page/stonehouses?share 
  2. Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower
    Google Map Location:https://g.page/clocktowerhk?share 

Treasure Run District 3 – Kowloon East10km

  1. Old Age Tree in Yau Tong (Reference route: Historical and cultural journey in Kowloon East)
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/cypGnFVQgae3QCRw8
  2. Wong Tai Sin Temple
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/ZQR3Y99jPBXQEcLR8

Treasure Run District 4 – New Territories West10km

  1. Chung Mei Lo Uk Tsuen (Reference route: 10km in Rambler Channel)
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/EBoj9XVFsLuBpYqPA
  2. Tian Tan Buddha
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/P6VKzxJX9pxnVWXB7

Treasure Run District 5 – New Territories East10km

  1. Liu Man Shek Tong Ancestral Hall (Reference route: Enjoyable 10km Run )
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/Trpv5dQHGEoihUwE9
  2. Wu Lei Kiu, Sai Kung
    Google Map Location:https://goo.gl/maps/Q69jcLerjjNKeqJD6

Reference Route

The running routes below are for reference only. Runners are not required to fully follow the reference running route, but they are required to complete a full marathon or 10km distance and take a selfie photo in the check-in landmark.

Bupa fully supports STREETATHON again this year. They have designed the "Bupa Healthy Fun" route to help our runners strengthen their body, balance mental health, and relieve stress in life. Runners may take reference from this route apart from the winning route for Hong Kong Island to get the finish badge. Hope you enjoy running and appreciate Hong Kong at the same time!

Full Marathon
Route Name: Promenade Marathon (Chan Hon Sun)
Download GPX:Click Here
Route Description:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here

Treasure Run District 1 - Hong Kong Island
Route Name: The Artistic Journey (Chan Hon Sun)
Download GPX:Click Here
Route Description:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here

Bupa Healthy FUN
Start and Finish Point: Berkshire House
Download GPX:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here

Treasure Run District 2 – Kowloon West
Route Name: Happy run in Year of Ox (Hang sir)
Download GPX:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here
Route Description:Click Here

Treasure Run District 3 – Kowloon East
Route name: Historical and Cultural Journey in Kowloon East (Phoebe Pong)
Download GPX:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here
Route Description:Click Here

Treasure Run District 4 – New Territories West
Route Name: 10km in Rambler Channel (Kenneth Lo)
Download GPX:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here
Route Description:Click Here

Treasure Run District 5 – New Territories East
Route Name: Enjoyable 10km Run (Yiu Chi Hoi)
Download GPX:Click Here
Route on Google Map:Click Here
Route Description:Click Here

Finish Badge and STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON Treasure Run Map

A finish badge will be given to runner upon the completion of the marathon or 10k distance and getting a selfie at any of the check-in landmarks in the virtual run. Runners may also purchase “STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON Treasure Run Map” to complete the collection.

STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON Treasure Run Map
Size: 59.4cm x 42cm
Material: Artificial leather
Price: $120

Rules & Regulations

  1. Participants must register with valid Hong Kong Identification Documents, and each participant can only register once.
  2. Participants must pass by any of the check-in landmarks in the virtual run.
  3. Participants must upload valid running records to the online system:
    a. The running record is displayed in image format such as .jpg/pdf, and the file size cannot exceed 3mb.
    b. The running record must clearly show the running route, date (from February 27th to March 28th), and total exercise time.
    c. Running records can be uploaded once only, please choose your Personal Best record.
    d. Once the participant starts running, a marathon or one of the 10km routes must be completed within 24 hours.
  4. Full marathon participants must be 18 years old or above.
  5. Full marathon participants will obtain a "STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON 2021" finish badge upon completion; 10km participants will obtain different souvenirs based on their selected package:
    a. Street Running Enthusiast - Finish badges x 5 pcs and "STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON Treasure Run Map" x 1 pc
    b. Street Running Fanatic - Finish badges x 5 pcs
    c. Street Running Lover - Finish badges x 1 pc
  6. For those participants who register “Street Running Enthusiast” or “Street Running Fanatic”, they are required to complete 10km running in different “Treasure Run Districts” to obtain designated finish badges. If the participant runs 2 times or more in the same “Treasure Run District”, it will be recorded as once only.
  7. Participants are not allowed to use any transportation tools. Once verified, their records will be considered invalid and their registration will be cancelled and no refund will be given. Participants will re-register to upload new running records.
  8. The final submission date of running record: 31 March.
  9. The final donation date: 30 April.
  10. RunOurCity reserves the right to amend the program of the rules and regulations. Should there be disputes, RunOurCity reserves the right to the final decision.

“Run With Appreciation” Route Creation Competition

HONG KONG STREETATHON leads you running into different streets and alleys to explore the beauty of Hong Kong each year. This year, HONG KONG STREETATHON swaps the role with our runners - We would like to invite you to create running routes for “STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON 2021” virtual run and guide us to appreciate the beauty of Hong Kong!

The theme of route creation is “Appreciating Hong Kong” and you can embed “EAT.PLAY.RUN” elements to design the most representative running route in Hong Kong! The Champion of the marathon route designer can win PROTREK Cash Voucher $1,000, and the Champion of the 10 km route designer can win PROTREK Cash Voucher $500, the winning route will be listed in our "STREETSIDE HONG KONG STREETATHON Treasure Run Map"!

Route Creation Details

Scoring Method

Part 1 - Panel Judges (8th February to 16th February)

RunOurCity and 3 Panel Judges will select the 3 finalists in Marathon and 10km in each Treasure Run District based on the following criteria:
1. Creativity
2. Hong Kong characteristics
3. Feasibility
4. Safety
5. Fun

Panel Judges

Wong Ho Fai
Ultramarathon runner and coach

Hidy Yu
Runner, diving coach, model and artist

Lau Kwok Wai
Executive Director, The Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage

Part 2 - Online Voting (17th February to 23th February)

- All route maps and descriptions of the finalists will be uploaded in an album on STREETATHON Facebook page for voting. Website:https://www.facebook.com/Streetathon
- Voting Link: http://bit.ly/3dt3Mj0 
- Every Facebook account is entitled to vote for one route in Marathon and 10km in each Treasure Run District. Otherwise the vote will be void.
- All participants can like and share their photos to boost "LIKE".
- Voting deadline will be at 11:59am on 23 February (according to the official Facebook time). The route of each category with the most LIKEs will be the winners. (The number of LIKEs of the photos on STREETATHON Facebook are counted only; other emoji will not be counted.)
- Online voting results will be announced on 24 February on STREETATHON facebook page.

Prize

Rules & Regulations

  1. Participants are required to register with Hong Kong Identification Documents, and each participant can only register once for the Full Marathon and 10km.
  2. Participants can participate in the route creation of Full Marathon and 10 km at the same time.
  3. The boundary of the route must be within the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  4. 5 Treasure Run Districts will be defined as below:
    Treasure Run District 1: Hong Kong Island (Central and Western District, Wan Chai District, Eastern District and Southern District)
    Treasure Run District 2: Kowloon West (Yau Tsim Mong District, Sham Shui Po District and Kowloon City District)
    Treasure Run District 3: Kowloon East (Wong Tai Sin District and Kwun Tong District)
    Treasure Run District 4: New Territories West (Tsuen Wan District, Tuen Mun District, Yuen Long District, Kwai Tsing District and Islands District)
    Treasure Run District 5: New Territories East (North District, Tai Po District, Sha Tin District and Sai Kung District)
    Reference Link:https://www.eac.hk/pdf/legco/2020lc/2020boundaries/2020lceindex.pdf
  5. Submissions must include the name of route, elaboration of route with no more than 500 words for full marathon (no more than 300 words for 10km route) and a route map.
  6. The format of the route map must be jpeg or pdf.
  7. The work of the contestant must be original, not infringe the rights of others (including copyright), and plagiarism is strictly prohibited. If there is plagiarism of other people’s works, the organizer will cancel its qualifications for participation and awards and recover the prizes, and the legal liabilities arising therefrom shall be borne by the participants themselves and have nothing to do with the organizer. 
  8. The organizer reserves all rights to use the winning works in any media exhibition, uploading of websites/social media, publication of books and promotional purposes, without paying any patent fees (or any benefits) to the winners or contestants.
  9. The content of the work must not contain foul language, indecent or disturbing content, personal attacks, aggressive words, provocative, violation of current laws, criticism of individuals/organizations that are inconsistent with facts or defamation that deviate from the subject, or repeated postings.
  10. The organizer has the final rights to adjust the route according to the actual situation or ask the winners to adjust the route to match the virtual run.
  11. RunOurCity reserves the right to amend the program of the rules and regulations. Should there be disputes, RunOurCity reserves the right to the final decision.