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Pottinger @ Shek O

Hong Kong, 27 SEP 2020

15K – 8:00AM
7K – 8:15AM
4K – 8:15AM

Solo, Team of 2, 3, 4, 5 (Open), Family

Countdown to Pottinger

Overview

Welcome to our 5th annual Pottinger GreenRace at Pottinger Gap, Shek O. Like the versions before, this will be full of heart, laughter and sweat, possibly a few tears and ice-cold beverages. Don’t let the elevation profile trick you. This is a challenging race, the highlight being a rope section up to Pottinger Peak. Race solo or as a team of up to five, including our most popular family race category. See you at the start line in September!

Registration Fee

  • Registration for this event is open
  • Registration Open Date:  1 May
  • Normal Registration Close: 27 Sep 2020

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Early Registration
1 Jan – 31 Jan 2020
Per Runner
15K – Solo, Teams of 2-5
HK$300
7K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$200
4K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$100
Normal Registration*
1 Feb – 31 Mar 2020
Per Runner
15K – Solo, Teams of 2-5
HK$400
7K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Famil
HK$300
4K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$200
Late Registration*
1 April – 3 Sep 2020
Per Runner
15K – Solo, Teams of 2-5
HK$500
7K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$400
4K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$300
Extra Late Registration*
4 Sep – 27 Sep 2020
Per Runner
15K – Solo, Teams of 2-5
HK$600
7K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$500
4K – Solo, Teams of 2-5, Family
HK$350

*Sorry – Race singlet will be unavailable for registrants after 11 July since we’ve already ordered them.
*Value of the late registrant race tee will be contributed to onetreeadopted.com under the registrants name.

Entitlements

GreenRace participants have access to the following optional items and entitlements:

  • Sustainably Sourced GreenRace Finisher Award/Medal. (Add-on, available until race day)
  • GreenRace Uglow Singlet (Add-on, available until 11 July)
  • Greenrace Race belt (Add-on)
  • Speed Cup (Add-on)
  • Milestone Headlamp (Add-on)
  • Excellent GreenRace food & beverage as always
  • Special Offers from our Green Partners

Prizes

Check out the Pottinger GreenRace 2020 prize list here.

Add-ons

Uglow Pottinger Singlet

  • HK$290

Victorinox Altmont Active L.W. Compact Daypack

Milestone F1 Headlamp

Tailwind Endurance Fuel

  • 50 Servings
  • HK$348 (TGR exclusive 20% discount)
  • Flavours: Mandarin Orange, Berry, Naked, Raspberry Buzz, Green Tea Buzz, Tropical Buzz, Cola
  • Additional information

Active Root Hydration

  • 40 servings
  • HK$280 (TGR exclusive 20% discount)
  • Flavours: Original Ginger Flavor, Hot Active Root – Original Ginger Flavor, Peppermint & Ginger Flavor, Green Tea & Ginger Flavor 
  • Additional information

Coros GPS Watch

Transportation & Access

There will be shuttle bus service as stated above.
*There is no direct vehicle parking available for this event.

A [ADMIRALTY >110 SHEK O ROAD]
06:30 AM SHUTTLE BUS
*Exit C2
Near McDonalds & taxi stand [map]

B [PRINCE EDWARD > 110 SHEK O ROAD]
06:15 AM SHUTTLE BUS
*Exit A
At the junction of Playing Field Road & Sai Yeung Choi North Street [map]

*Your Bib is your bus ticket! Ensure you’re on the list!
*Extra tickets HK$30

*The last day for Shuttle bus add-on is 18 September. No changes can be made afterwards.

*We’ll confirm the  final schedule of the shuttles in the pre race email which will be sent out seven days before the race.

Age Categories

Unless otherwise stated, participants will compete in their respective age categories on race day:

6-12 Family Race (1-2 parents + 1-3 children)
8-12 Solo Kids Race
13 – 19 Students
20 – 29 Greens
30 – 39 Primes
40 – 49 Perennials 
50 – 59 Vintages 
60+ Antiques

*By joining TGR Trail Running event, participants confirm acceptance of our waiver during registration – tgr.run/waiver
* HK$200 per parent. T-shirts add-on HK$100 per participant.
** Parents may accompany a kid as not competing and at no additional charge. Parental waiver required for solo Kids Race.
*** Parental waiver required for participants under 17 yrs of age.

Maps & GPX

15K

  • Interactive Map - Hover over the elevation profile to view the course map route.

7K

  • Interactive Map - Hover over the elevation profile to view the course map route.

4K

• 4K Map (jpg)
4K Strava
4K GPX

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Racepack Collection

Dates: 11-26 Sep 2020

Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday – 11am to 8pm
Sunday and most public holidays – 11am to 6pm

Location: Gone Running
16/F, Simsons Commercial Building,
137-139, Johnston Rd,
Wan Chai.
Phone: +852 3461 9792
Websitegone.run
Collection Questionsteam@tgr.run

Bag Drop

  • We have a secure bag drop tent available on race day
  • We do not provide plastic bags for personal belongings
  • Please bring your own bag to be left at the Start/Finish
  • Fasten the bag tag provided at race pack collection to your personal bag
  • Do not leave any valuables or cash/cards/keys in your drop bag
  • We will not be held responsible for any lost or missing items on race day
  • Lost & Found is located at the Bag Drop tent on race day or WhatsApp us.

Cut-Off Times

15KCPLocationDist.Elevation Gain Hours (hh:mm) Pace
08:00StartPottinger Gap, Shek O0km0m00:000
11:00CP1Pottinger Gap, Shek O11km99m03:0016mins/km
13:00FinishPottinger Gap, Shek O4km276m02:0030mins/km
7KCPLocationDist.Elevation Gain Hours (hh:mm) Pace
08:15StartPottinger Gap, Shek O0km0m00:000
13:15FinishPottinger Gap, Shek O7km291m05:0040+mins/km
4KCPLocationDist.Elevation Gain Hours (hh:mm) Pace
08:15StartPottinger Gap, Shek O0km0m00:000
13:15FinishPottinger Gap, Shek O4km276m05:0060+mins/km

CP Food & Beverage

Distance (KM)15K (370m D+)7K (290m D+)4K (270m D+)
CP1 FoodBananas, Oranges, Cherry tomatoes, Salt--
CP1 HydrationLemon/Orange Tailwind, Coke, Red Bull, Ice lemon water--
Finish Line FoodIced fruit (apples and grapes)Iced fruit (apples and grapes)Iced fruit (apples and grapes)
Finish Line Beverage Ice cold beer, Ice lemon water, Ice cold Red Bull Ice cold beer, Ice lemon water, Ice cold Red Bull Ice cold beer, Ice lemon water, Ice cold Red Bull

Mandatory Gear

  • Review all GreenRace Mandatory Items for your particular distance.
  • We may check for mandatory items prior to race start and at check points.
  • Runners found to be inadequately prepared or missing mandatory items will be penalised or disqualified in order to maintain the safety of all competitors.
  • Standard time penalty is 15 mins deducted from the overall finishing time.

7k & 4K Race Distance – Mandatory Gear

  • Minimum 300ML water bottle/flask.
  • Minimum 150 calories energy (gel or other)
  • Good tread running shoes, minimum 50% tread remaining
  • Sun visor/hat (recommended)
  • Ensure you have kept yourself very well hydrated 24-48hrs prior to race day.

15k Race Distance Mandatory Gear

  • Mobile phone, full charged
  • GPX watch, Strava (or similar) with race route​
  • Minimum 600ML water bottle/flasks.
  • Minimum 300 calories energy (gels or other)
  • Good tread running shoes, minimum 50% tread remaining
  • Sun visor/hat (recommended)
  • Ensure you have kept yourself very well hydrated 24-48hrs prior to race day.

Other

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