Run for charity: 5 Hong Kong races in 2018 for a good cause

Running a race is enough of an adrenaline rush, but if you’re looking for some extra motivation to cross that finish line, here are five Hong Kong races in 2018 that support a good cause:

1) Lamma8 2018 A CWS HK Charity Run

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018

An 8km/14km race from Tai Wan to the beach on Lamma Island, with all proceeds going to Child Welfare Scheme (CWS) to provide protection, education and sustainable livelihood guidance to disadvantaged children and young people in Nepal.

More info at facebook.com/Lamma8

2) CPA Australia Charity Run

Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018

A fun and easy 10km run around The Peak for the HK Cancer Fund, who provide home care and professional counseling for cancer patients, survivors, their family or friends.

More info at cpaaustraliacharityrun.com

3) RUN Charity Trail Race

Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

A 14km/19km trail race in Tai Tam in support of RUN, the charity that operates sports and education programmes to rehabilitate vulnerable refugees.

More info at fringebacker.com/en/event/run-charity-race-2018/

4) UNICEF Charity Run 2018

Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018

Offering 3km, 5km, 10km to half-marathon distances, the UNICEF Charity Run takes place at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Sunny Bay. Proceeds go towards UNICEF and dedicated to the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, enabling every child to grow up AIDS-free.

More info at run.unicef.org.hk

5) SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Hong Kong ICC 2018

Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018

This vertical run takes you from level 8 to 100 of the ICC in Hong Kong as fast as you can—charities supported include the Community Chest of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Council of Social Service.

More info at shkpverticalrun.com

See more Hong Kong races at HKRunners.com

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