FAQ

GENERAL

When is Race the Runway 2018 held?
Sunday, 22 April 2018.

Where does the race start and finish?
The race starts and finishes at Kai Tak Runway Park (Phase 1), Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Can I take part as a volunteer for the race?
Yes. If you are interested in signing up as a volunteer, please contact us at volunteers@sportingrepublic.com.

What is the weather in April in Hong Kong?
Generally, the temperature in Hong Kong in April is between 22 to 26 degrees celsius.


REGISTRATION

When will registration open?
Online registration will commence in late January 2018.

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept VISA and MasterCard. Cheque payment is accepted for Corporate & Team challenge registrations only.

When is the registration deadline?
Deadline for online registration will be 11:59pm, 8 April 2018 or when the quota for registration is full.

I am under 18 years of age. Do I need a Parental Consent Form?
Yes. Your Parent or guardian must submit their consent during registration.

Are all the runners entitle to compete for the awards/prizes which set for all races/categories?
No. Only participants of the 10KM and 5KM races are entitled to compete for the awards.

Can I get a refund, donate my entry, transfer my entry to someone else, or roll it over to next year?
No. Per our official event rules and guidelines: Sale, transfer, alteration or duplication of race entry/bib is strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification and/or banning of any individuals involved from future events. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.

How can I make a change to my registration information (i.e. misspelling, address, e-mail, T-shirt size)?
E-mail racetherunway@sportingrepublic.com with “Change of Information” in the subject line and a member of our staff will assist you.

I didn’t receive/I have deleted the payment confirmation e-mail after I registered. Can you resend it to me?
Please email us at racetherunway@sportingrepublic.com to request a confirmation email.


RACE KIT COLLECTION

Where and when is the Race Kit Collection?

Dates & Times:

  • 12PM-8PM, 20 April 2018
  • 11AM-5PM, 21 April 2018

Location:

What do I need to bring with me in order to pick up my Race Kit?
You need to bring your HKID or Passport.

Can a friend pick up my packet for me if I cannot attend the Race Kit Collection?
Yes. You may ask a representative to pick up your race kit on your behalf. Please provide him/her a copy of your HKID/Passport (a digital copy is accepted) along with the confirmation email.

Can I pick up my Race Kit on the day of the race?
No. All race kits must be picked up before race day during Race Kit Collection.


RACE DAY

What time does the race start?
The exact race day schedule will be confirmed in early April 2018. The race is expected to start early in morning and finish by late morning.

  • 07:30 – Race Village Opens @ Kai Tak Runway Park (Phase 1)
  • 08:30 – Race Start: 10KM
  • 10:00 – Race Start: 3KM  Family Run/Walk & 1KM Family Run/Walk
  • 10:05 – Awards Ceremony: 10KM Races
  • 10:30 – Race Start: 5KM
  • 11:15 – Awards Ceremony: 5KM Races

When should I arrive?
Please ensure that you arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled start time.

Where can I find the course map?
Click here.

Will there be a Bag Deposit service on Race Day?
Yes, bag deposit will be made available to all runners. Runners are encouraged to arrive early to deposit their bags and avoid any delay as a queue is expected. While maximum care and security will be enforced, the Race Organiser will not be responsible for any loss or damaged items. Participants who choose to use this service may do so at their own risk.

Can I run with headphones?
Yes. It is recommended that athletes keep only one earbud in to be able to hear directions from race officials or emergency vehicles.

Where do I place my Race Bib?
Your race bib should be properly secured using safety pins and must be displayed on your front throughout the race.

Will there be water available?
Yes, there will be water available for participants at start/finish area and the mid-way point for the 10KM and 5KM races.

Will you have a Lost & Found in case I lose something on race day?
Yes, the Lost & Found will be at the Info Desk for items that are missing on race day.

Can my family and friends watch me race?
Yes, spectators will be allowed to attend the Race Village and watch the start and finish.


AFTER THE RACE

Where and when is the Awards Ceremony held?
The Awards Ceremony will start at 10:05am and 11:15am for the 10KM and 5KM races respectively.

Who receives awards?

  • 10KM Individual: Top 3 finishers in the following male and female age groups: 16-19, 20-39, 40+
  • 10KM Corporate &Team Challenge: Top 3 Teams
  • 5KM Individual: Top 3 overall male and female finishers
  • 5KM Corporate & Team Challenge: Top 3 Teams

There are no awards or prizes for the 3KM and 1KM Races.

Will my ranking be based on Gun or Chip time?
Rankings will be determined by who crosses the finish line first, thus overall and age category results are based on Gun Time. Gun Time is based on the time from when the gun goes off to the time the participant crosses the finish line. Every participant who starts in the same wave is assigned the same Gun Time.

Where can I find race photos?
Race photos will be available soon after race day on Sporting Republic’s Facebook page.