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Pottinger @ Shek O

Hong Kong, 16 May, 2020

15K – 8:00AM
7K – 8:15AM
4K – 8:15AM

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

Pottinger Overview

Welcome to our 5th annual Pottinger GreenRace held at Pottinger Gap, Shek O. This event promises to once again be full of heart, laughter, sweat, possibly a few tears and ice cold beverages! Don’t let the elevation profile trick you. This is a tough race, the highlight being a rope section up to Pottinger Peak. Race Solo or as a team of up to 5, including our most loved Family Race category. See you at the start line in May!

Start/Finish Location

  • Pottinger Gap, Shek O [Map]
  • 1.5K walk-in from Tai Tam Gap Correctional (110 Shek O Road) [Map]

Course Description

0k > 1.5k: Flat Road section, HK Trail Sec.8
1.5k > 3: Flat, 50% road, 50% single track dirt trail.
3k > 5k: Dragon’s back, single track, wood steps, 50m gain
5k > 10k: single track dirt trail, roots, rock outcrops, drainage channels. Watch every step!
10k: CP1 x Start/ Finish area > hydrate hydrate hydrate!
10k > 11.5k: Ascend Pottinger Peak west side overgrown seasonal trail ~50m gain, many rock outcrops, ropes. Descend Pottinger Peak single track dirt/wooden steps 50m descent.
11.5k > 13k: Descend stone stairs to Big Wave Bay beach – 225m vertical.
13k > 14.5k: HK Trail Sec.8 100m vertical climb to finish line (single track dirt trail, some stone steps, many roots/rock outcrops).

0k > 3k: HK Trail Section 8 road (1.5k out and back). Run your race, get into your position!
3k: CP1 x Start/ Finish area > hydrate hydrate hydrate!
3k > 4.5K: Ascend Pottinger Peak west side overgrown seasonal trail ~50m gain, many rock outcrops, ropes. Descend Pottinger Peak single track dirt/wooden steps 50m descent.
4.5k > 5.5k: Descend stone stairs to Big Wave Bay beach – 225m vertical.
5.5k > 7k: HK Trail Sec.8 100m vertical climb to finish line (single track dirt trail, some stone steps, many roots/rock outcrops).

0k > 1.5k: Ascend Pottinger Peak west side overgrown seasonal trail ~50m gain, many rock outcrops, ropes. 1.5k > 2k: Descend Pottinger Peak single track dirt/wooden steps 50m descent.care! 2k > 3k: Descend stone stairs to Big Wave Bay beach – 225m vertical. 3k > 4k: HK Trail Sec.8 100m vertical climb to finish line (single track dirt trail, some stone steps, many roots/rock outcrops).

Map Hover over elevation profile

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

Experience Pottinger

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Race Overview
Details
Date/Start-Time/Cut-Off
16 May, 2020 (Saturday)

  • 8:00 – 15K Start
  • 8:15 – 7K/4K Start
  • 11:00 – CP1 Cutoff
  • 13:00 – 15K Cutoff
  • 13:15 – 7K/4K Cutoff
Distances
15K, 7K, 4K
Age Categories
  • 6-12 Family Race 1-2 parents + 1-3 children*
  • 6-12 Family Race 1-2 parents + 1-3 children*
  • 8-12 Kids Race**
  • 13 – 19 Students***
  • 20 – 29 Greens
  • 30 – 39 Primes
  • 40 – 49 Perennials
  • 50 – 59 Vintages
  • 60+ Antiques
* HK$400 (1 price for up to 5 participants in total, t-shirts add HK$100 per participant)
** Parents may accompany kid as not competing at no charge. Parental waiver required for solo Kids Race: tgr.run/waiver
*** Parental waiver required for kids/teens up to 17yrs age: tgr.run/waiver
Team Categories
Solo, Team of 2, 3, 4 or 5, Family
Entitlements / Opt-Ins & Outs
GreenRace participants have access to the following optional items and entitlements:

  • Sustainably Sourced GreenRace Finisher Award/Medal. (Opt in)
  • Event T-Shirt (Opt in)
  • Greenrace Race belt (Opt in)
  • SpeedCup (Opt in)
  • Excellent GreenRace food & beverage as always
  • Special Offers from our Green Partners
Fees
Early Bird- 1 Jan – 31 Jan 2020
  • 15K – HK$300
  • 7K – HK$200
  • 4K – HK$100
Normal Bird – 1 Feb – 31 Mar 2020
  • 15K – HK$400
  • 7K – HK$300
  • 4K – HK$200
Late Bird – 1 April – 8 May 2020
  • 15K – HK$500
  • 7K – HK$400
  • 4K – HK$300
Last Minute – 6 May – 16 May 2020
  • 15K – HK$600
  • 7K – HK$500
  • 4K – HK$400
Drop Bags
  • We have a secure bag drop tent available at all races.
  • Please bring your own bag to be left at the Start/Finish while you’re out racing.
  • 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.
Registration Deadline
9 May 2020

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