RACE DETAILS

Petzl Firework Run

General Information

Date
2019-10-01

Venue
Braemar Hill

Organizer
Y2Y Orienteering Development and Training Centre

Categories

14km

Men Elite // Women Elite
(No age limit)

Start time : 20:00
Time limit : 3 hours

8km

Men Open // Women Open
(No age limit)

Men Master // Women Master
(Age limit: 40 or above - born in 1979 & before)

Start time : 20:20
Time limit : 2.5 hours

5km

Men Novice // Women Novice
(No age limit)

Start time : 20:40
Time limit : 2 hours

Entry Fee

[14km]
HK$320 (Early bird discount on or before 31/5)
HK$380 (Register on or after 1/6)

[8km/5km]
HK$260 (Early bird discount on or before 31/5)
HK$320 (Register on or after 1/6)

Entry fee includes a race tee, a finisher medal (ONLY for runners finish the race within time limit) and the catering at the finish point.

Race Exclusive Windbreaker

HK$280 / Piece (Early bird discount on or before 31/5)
HK$380 / Piece (Purchase on or after 1/6)

Runners may purchase the race exclusive windbreaker with the registration form.

Race Kit Collection

Date
2019-9-27,28,29

Time 
1600-2100

Venue
Mountain Services 名峰行
Shop 1, 52–56 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong. (Fortress Hill MTR station exit "A ", turn left walk about 3 minutes)

Awards

All runners finish the race within time limit will receive a finisher medal.

Top 8 runners in each category will receive a trophy and souvenirs from Mountain Services International Ltd.,Petzl Hong Kong Distributor. Details to be annouced soon.

Prize sponsor

Mountain Services 名峰行

Baggage Deposit

1. The organizer will look after the baggage for runners.

2. Every runner will get a plastics bag, a baggage tag with his / her bib number and a cable tie. Please place your bag inside the plastic bag and tie the plastic bag tightly with the baggage tag attached before depositing your baggage.

3. Each runner is entitled to bag deposit once and is limited to deposit one bag.

4. Please retrieve your baggage with your number bib.

5. The organizer has the right to refuse depositing valuable items and oversized bags.

6. Competitors deposit their bags at their own risk. Please do not bring any valuables. The organizer is not responsible for any losses or damages.

Gear

1. Runners are suggested to wear trail running shoes.

2. Wear a watch to keep time. Better with GPS function for after-race evaluation.

3. Some part of the 6km trail is next to a river with rocky surface. Be mindful of slippery road surface. Runners are suggested to take any necessary precaution measures as per their own need, such as wearing helmet.

4. Vegetation is quite thick in some area. Do lower body protection if needed.

5. You can use a hiking pole but please use it carefully to avoid hurting the others.

6. Runners are strongly advised to bring along a water bottle or bladder and some food.

7. For safety, please bring with a whistle and mobile phone for emergency.

Rules

1. Runners must complete the marked course on foot under their own power.

2. Food and beverages at the check points are reserved for runners only.

3. Number bib must be visible at all times at the front.

4. If you withdraw from the event, you must inform the race officials at the closest checkpoint.

5. If you need first aid help on the course, you should call 53811226 to contact event organizer who will make every effort to retrieve you.

6. Stay on the marked course. Short cuts are strictly prohibited and runners found to be using short cuts will be punished with penalty time or disqualified.

7. Littering is prohibited. Any participant found littering will incur a time penalty at the organizers’ discretion.

8. Breaking any of the rules may incur a time penalty or disqualification. Any such penalties are at the organizers’ discretion and are final.

9. Ensure your own safety and that of others. Be considerate of other trail and road users at all times. Take great care when crossing or running on roads. If another runner is injured or in distress, please assist. The race organizer will gladly deduct from your finishing time any time spent on assisting an injured or distressed fellow runner.

10. Y2Y Orienteering Development and Training Limited has its own public liability insurance. This does not include personal accident of participants. We recommend that you have your own personal accident cover.

11. The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the Event Rules, route and/or other arrangements as they deem appropriate.

Safety Measures

1. Organizer will NOT provide headlamp to runners. Runners are responsible for their own illuminating devices. The Organizer reserve the right to reject runners without proper illuminating devices from entering the race.

2. There are 3 Check Points along the trail. If you feel unwell during the race, you should stop racing and seek for help from the nearest Check Point.

3. There will be vehicles passing along Braemar Hill Road. Patrolling will be arranged. Runners please run along the pavement and do NOT cross the road.

4. The course is rocky, uneven, steep and slippery in places. Please be careful.

5. Some part of the 6km trail is next to a river with rocky surface. Be mindful of slippery road surface. Runners are suggested to take any necessary precaution measures as per their own need. Wearing helmet is recommended.

6. Please keep your manners, be careful and avoid bumping into people.

7. Please bring enough food and drink. Bring your own water bottle or bladder to take away water from Water Points.
 
8. If you need first aid help during the race, you should call 53811226 to contact the Event Organizer who will make every effort to retrieve you.

9. The organizer has purchased Public Liability Insurance for the race. Competitors and their parents participate at their own risk. The organizer undertakes no liabilities to any personal injury. Competitors are recommended to purchase suitable insurance.

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