MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007

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Enrollment Period : 19 January to 17 March 2007

This year, participants of the "MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007" will see the top tier Race Walking athletes from China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines as they will join the Men's and Women's Elite competitions in the "MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007" event, giving the opportunity for local Race Walkers to share winning skills and techniques with overseas athletes.

As part of the MTR Corporation's commitment to promote healthy living, the Corporation continues to join hands with the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) to organise the "MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007". The competitions held in 2005 and 2006 attracted nearly 2,000 race walkers to take part. The "MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007" is scheduled to take place on 15 April 2007 in Chater Road, Central. Register now and be part of the biggest event of its kind in Hong Kong.

Fund Raising Programme

The MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2005 and 2006 have raised more than $2 million for the Hospital Authority Health InfoWorld's "Better Health for a Better Hong Kong" health education campaign to organise education and promotional activities on better health for Hong Kong's working population. Your donation will contribute to a healthier future for Hong Kong, so act now.

Race Information:

Date
15 April 2007 (Sunday)
Time
7:30am - 2:30pm
Venue
Chater Garden, Central
Entry Deadline
Postmarked by 17 March 2007
Categories
Individual- Junior(1), Senior(1), Master(1), Elite (1, 2) ,
MTR Chairman's Invitational and Novice Walk(3)
Team - Corporate Team Challenge and School Race Walking Relay
Attire
All athletes should wear shorts to allow umpires to judge the walking movement.
  1. Junior , Senior, Master and Elite categories will be divided into Men's and Women's Categories and will compete separately.
  2. This year the Elite Category will be divided into International and Local Races. Athletes of the two races will compete at the same time. Local athletes will have the opportunity to compete with overseas race walkers and vie for the prizes of both the International and Local Races.
  3. Novice Walk is a new category for "MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007". It is designed for Race Walking beginners and suitable for people of a wide range of age to take part. The Walk aims to provide members of the public with an opportunity to participate in the sport. Register now and start to enjoy the health benefits of Race Walking.

MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007 Route Map
map

Entry forms can be obtained from the following locations:

  • The Customer Service Centres in MTR Hong Kong, Central, Causeway Bay, Tai Koo, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi, Tung Chung, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon Bay and Hang Hau stations
  • The Customer Service Centres in Telford Plaza, Maritime Square, Paradise Mall, Luk Yeung Galleria, The Lane and The Edge.
  • Downloaded from www.hkaaa.com.

To learn more about the “MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2007”, please click the titles below to view the videos (in Chinese only):

To promote Race Walking and provide members of the public with an opportunity to learn more about the sport, MTR Corporation and the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association will be organising the following exhibitions, clinics and training courses.

Exhibitions

Date
Venue
19/01/07 - 24/01/07
Telford Plaza
25/01/07 - 29/01/07
Kwun Tong Station
30/01/07 - 05/02/07
Hang Hau Station
01/03/07 - 06/03/07
Maritime Square
07/03/07 - 12/03/07
Telford Plaza
10/04/07 - 14/04/07
Hong Kong Station

Free Clinics

Date / Time
Venue
04/03/07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Maritime Square
11/03/07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Telford Plaza

Training Courses

Date
Class A: 27/02/07, 06/03/07, 13/03/07, 20/03/07
Class B: 01/03/07, 08/03/07, 15/03/07, 22/03/07
Venue
Class A: Tai Po Sports Ground
Class B: Kowloon Bay Sports Ground
Time
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Content
Techniques and Knowledge, Basic Training and Basic Regulations
No of Sessions
4
Course Fee
HK$40

For enquiries and training course enrollment, please contact Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association

Tel : 2504 8215
Website : www.hkaaa.com
Email : inquiry@hkaaa.com