COURSE DETAILS

Overview

Come join the trail running community for our first annual TGR Plover Challenge! All runners are invited to complete this challenge on their own anytime in 2017!

*Note this is an unsanctioned challenge meaning anyone is free to run the Plover Cove Reservoir as and when they wish.
*Any HK resident runner is eligible for the HUHHK HK $5000 funds.

Event ??

GREENRACE PLOVER COMMUNITY CHALLENGE 2017

Date?? & Star Times* ??*

Open All Year! Top Strava Crown on 31 Dec 2017

Overview ??

Come join the trail running community for our first annual TGR Plover Challenge! All runners are invited to complete this challenge on their own anytime in 2017!

*Note this is an unsanctioned challenge meaning anyone is free to run the Plover Cove Reservoir as and when they wish.
*Any HK resident runner is eligible for the HUHHK HK $5000 funds.

Venue Location ????

Bride’s Pool Nature Trail trailhead.

Location on Google Maps here.
View the Start / Finish Venue here.
Course Map here.

Registration ????

Register on Facebook and update your efforts here.

https://thegreenrace.sg/reg/

Landing Page
Fees???

This is not a race. There is no fee and no set start time.

Competitors Categories ????

Open

Age Categories* ????*

Open to any age of majority runner based in Hong Kong.
Runners must abide by GreenRace Rules & Regs during all our events.
https://thegreenrace.hk/rules/

Event Access ????????

Take the 20C or 20R bus to get within 100m of the Start / Finish.
Start / Finish Location on Google Maps here.
View a photo of the Start / Finish Venue here.

Start Times ????*

Runners are free to start any time on 1st or 2nd April

10. Runner Entitlements
13. Cut-off Times ????

• 60km – 5:30 pm (11 hours)
• 42km – 2:30 pm (8 hours)
• 21km – 1:00 pm (6 hours)

*Starting & Cut-off times subject change for each category.
*All runners will be notified of any changes by email no later than within 48 hours of event date.

14. Course Maps ??
15. GPS Data Files

Access TNG GreenRace Forest 60 GPX files here.

16. Course Markings / ????

• 60km – GreenRace labelled Orange fabric ribbon
• 42km – GreenRace labelled Orange fabric ribbon
• 21km – GreenRace labelled Orange fabric ribbon

*Orange arrow directional signs & marshals at major junctions.

17. Vertical Profiles

TBC

18. Course Difficulty Ratings / ?? ????
  • 60km: 20%(1) 50%(3) 30%(4) = 4 overall
  • 42km: 40%(2) 60%(4) = 4 overall
  • 21km: 50%(2) 50%(4) = 3 overall

1 – Piece of Cake (road/flat, short distance course or sections)
2 – Little More Than a Piece of Cake (Road/trail/steps/some hills). Nothing too serious, all runnable.
3 – Tough Stuff. Still having fun though! Some road, mostly trail with smooth and technical sections – may find yourself speed walking or hiking some sections.
4 – This Could Hurt! Glad you’re a well-honed Trail Running Machine! (Significant ups & downs mostly trail, some very technical sections, recce recommended.
5 – Agony of DEFEAT. Only way through is up down and then back up again! Technical rocky, rooty, lots of vertical trail & steps, pre race recce highly recommended.

19. CP Food & Beverage ??&??? / ???
  • Healthy and nutritious snacks will be served at start/finish point in addition to water and Pure Hydration electrolyte drink.
  • Pure Electrolyte Hydration mix available to all participants at the 2 water points on the course and at the start/finish point.

See our course map for CP locations here.

20. Facilities/Toilets ??/ ???

Toilets are available at the start/finish point and at Dairy Farm Nature Park car park B.

21. Course Recce ??

Get out and recce the course with us before race day!

All GreenRace Recce’s / Events here.

22. Training ??

Is this your first trail running event? How about your longest distance challenge to date?

See our training page here: https://thegreenrace.hk/training/

23. Prize Pot ??

All prizes available for this event are listed here: https://thegreenrace.sg/prizes/

Top 3 winners for each category and also prizes won will be announced here:

https://thegreenrace.sg/results/

24. Top Crowns of Greenrace

Top solo male and female in top distance category win:

HK$2500 cash*

or

Transferrable entry to any GreenRetreat*

  • Applicable flight/ferry costs included.
  • Grand Prize applies to top distance categories only:
    • Braemar 15K Solo Male & Female.
    • Pottinger 15K Solo Male & Female.
    • Plover 30K Solo Male & Female.
    • Ultra 70K Solo Male & Female

*Prize pot increased from $2000 HKD to $2500 HKD on 1 March 2017)
*Plover Community Challenge is eligible for a $2500 H

25. The Greenrace Crowns

2017 MEN’S CROWNS AWARD

Braemar Jeff Campbell – Chiang Mai Retreat
Ultra       Stone Tsang             – HK $2500
Pottinger TBA                       – HK $2500
SG TNF60 TBA – SG $450
Plover TBA      – HK $2500 (Charity Donation)

 

2017 WOMEN’S CROWNS AWARD

Braemar Mary Hui             – HK $2000
Ultra        Elsa Jean De Dieu    – HK $2500
Pottinger TBA                       – HK $2500
SG TNF60 TBA – SG $450
Plover TBA      – HK $2500 (Charity Donation)

 

2016 MEN’S CROWNS AWARD

Pottinger Jeff Campbell – HK$2000
Plover Jeff Campbell – HK$2000

 

2016 WOMEN’S CROWNS AWARD

Pottinger Leanne Szeto – HK$2000
Plover Katia Kucher – Guangzhou Retreat

26. Full Race Results

Find full GreenRace results on Racematix.

27. Green Options & Extras

Sustainable Natural Finisher’s Awards by GreenRace!

  • YES I would like a sustainable wood finisher’s medal!
  • NO I prefer to donate SGD$4 to HelpUsHelpSG please!

 

GreenRace Bib Belt*

No Pins! We are working towards no disposable plastic or metal items in our racepacks & at our events.

  • YES I’d like a Race Belt to be used for my bib number
  • NO I already have my own race belt and prefer to donate SGD$4 to HelpUsHelpSG

 

Timing Bands & Race Bags*

No Disposable Timing Devices or RaceBags at GreenRace Events.

  • I understand GreenRace events utilise reusable silicon timing bands.
  • There is a SGD $8 deposit required for each timing band, charged to this registration at checkout.
  • We will return your deposit in full at the finish line (Just show us your bib, no questions asked!).
  • Don’t want your jute race bag? Leave it with us at racepack collection and we’ll return the deposit.

 

GreenShop Products & Services*

YES! I’d like to have a browse through some of the other Green products you have available and add these two my racepack. https://thegreenrace.hk/greenshop/

NO! I’d like to finish my registration off now.

28. Green Partners & Runner Treats ????????

Gain exclusive access to unique offers from our community of GreenRace Partners:

THE NORTH FACE – Official Outdoor Gear Sponsor

The North Face provides an extensive line of innovative, high-performance, technically-advanced apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories for serious outdoor adventurers, global trekkers, and sophisticated urbanites who have one thing in common: they seek out, invest in, use, and wear the best.

NEVER STOP EXPLORING!?

https://www.facebook.com/TheNorthFaceSG/

 

Pure Sports Nutrition / The Primal Pantry

All participants are offered the opportunity to purchase Pure Sports Nutrition and The Primal Pantry sports nutrition products at an exclusive 20% off all products via a promo code for orders placed directly via their websites. Offer is valid for 1 month starting from the issue of the registration confirmation email.in addition,all participants will be offered a sample of Pure Hydration at the race pack collection venue from 11th to 13th August.

https://www.drinkpure.com.sg/
https://www.primalpantry.com.sg/

 

IAMRUNBOX – Run Commuter Sponsor

With IAMRUNBOX© you can include sport into your daily routine or trip overseas. Designed to hold your trousers or skirt, shirt and accessories firmly in place as you hit the street; this modern clothing carrier will slot right in to your daily life.

https://iamrunbox.com/en/

 

Lucho Dillitos – Natural Energy Sponsor

For years Colombian cyclists have stuffed bocadillos in their jersey pockets before going for a ride. Epic race performances were fuelled by bocadillo. Now, thanks to Lucho Dillitos™, you too can experience the benefits of this natural energy source

There’s a free one of these in every racepack!

http://www.luchodillitos.com/

 

Injinji – Official Socks Sponsor

For over ten years, Injinji has evolved from a startup sock company to a community of athletes from all sports and skill levels who believe in taking action and pushing personal physical boundaries. We run, train, compete, and live in a variety of footwear. This passion and feeling of community emanates in everything we do. We truly believe our customers continue to be involved with our brand through these collective experiences and our ability to produce the best quality performance toe socks to the market. Additionally, our mission is the continued pursuit of personal growth and betterment. We strive to be better as a company, improving how we conduct business, treat others, and give back to our communities.

http://www.runninglab.com/injinji-socks

 

The Running Lab – Official Running Sponsor

Running Lab is a specialty running store retailing technically advanced running apparel, equipment and footwear. Staffed by sports trainers and experienced runners, we provide assistance to match the right shoe to your foot type and gait, helping to maximise your running performance and reduce risks of injuries. Our facilities include an in-house treadmill for gait analysis, as well as to allow customers to put their shoes to the test before deciding if the pair of shoes they’re wearing are truly the right pair for them.

http://www.runninglab.com/

 

Triple Fit – Official Training Sponsor

Situated within retail haven Millenia Walk, TripleFit is Singapore’s ultimate fitness performance + retail hub. Spanning over 23,500 square feet, TripleFit is the one-stop destination for fitness aficionados in Singapore. It offers a wide array of fitness programmes ranging from High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Strength & Conditioning, Yoga, Circuit Training, Bootcamp, and much more. On top of that, TripleFit includes a retail zone which carries the latest in activewear sports fashion from global American sports label Under Armour, Swiss functional sportswear apparel Odlo, Danish sports brand Newline, Japanese athletic compression gear C3fit, and British stylish activewear brand Every Second Counts.

https://www.triple.fit/

 

Urban Remedy

Urban Remedy delivers a tailored, personalised wellness experience.  No matter your age, ethnicity, budget or where you are in your wellness journey, we are here to help.  We are your healthiest relationship.

http://urbanremedy.asia/

29. Racepack Collection ???

Check your BIB number and race pack collection date here.

Race pack collection will be held at Running Lab store,Marina Square.

Date:
11th August(11am to 7.30pm)
12th August(11am to 7.30pm)
13th August(11am to 7.30pm)

Address:
Running Lab@Marina Square
6,Raffles Boulevard #02-26
Singapore 039594

Nearest MRT Station is Esplanade Station(Circle Line/Yellow Line)

30. Third Party Racepack Collection

Friends or family can collect racepacks on your behalf:

  • Forward your proof of registration email to reg@thegreenrace.sg & cc the 3rd party who will be collecting your racepack.
  • 3rd party will need to show this email to the GreenRace reps on collection.
31. Bagdrop / Lost & Found Items

All GreenRace Events have bag drop services available. We will not be held responsible for lost or damaged personal items at the event.

  • Race Director reserves the right to check any bags in possession of the GreenRace.
  • Lost & Found items will be made available for collection at the First Aid Tent.
  • For post event enquiries please contact us.
32. Mandatory Race Equipment ????

Volunteers will check for mandatory items at CPs:

  • Runners found to be inadequately prepared and/or missing mandatory items will be disqualified in order to maintain the safety of all competitors.
  • Review all GreenRace Mandatory Items here: https://thegreenrace.sg/mandatoryitems/
33. Rules & Regs ????

Runners must abide by GreenRace Rules & Regs during all our events.

Visit: https://thegreenrace.sg/rules/

34. Photos ??

Find photo albums for all our GreenRace events on Facebook.

35. Videos ??

Can’t make one of our pre-race recce / training sessions?

Review our course videos here:

https://thegreenrace.sg/videos/

36. More SG Events ??

Find this and all future GreenRace Events on Facebook.

37. Global Calendar ? ?

We are expanding our trail network!

Find all GreenRace events on our global events calendar.

38. How Green Are We? ???????

Just how Green is the GreenRace?

39. Help Us Help SG

Opt out of racepack items and Help Us Help SG. See how much we’ve raised at https://thegreenrace.sg/huhsg/

40. Direct Deposit ??????

Cut out the transaction fee!

  • We accept direct deposit so long as proof of payment is sent within 48 hours of registration.
  • All orders will otherwise be cancelled.

https://thegreenrace.sg/proof/

41. International Runners ????
42. Volunteers ! ????

Enjoy a great day out with friends and also enjoy our exceptional volunteer benefits pack!

43. Waiver ????

By joining for our events, participants must confirm acceptance of our waiver during registration

45. Contact Us ????

Have some positive or constructive feedback for us or simply have a question?

We’d love to hear from you!

  • Office: +852 2742 6988
  • Martin Cai:  +852 91335415
  • Etienne Rodriguez:  +852 6778 7314  (Whatsapp +61 430 195 208)
  • Ash Kurt: +6581141781
44. Emergency Contacts ????

Critical Emergency: 995

Non Critical Emergency: 1777

  • Ash: +65 81141781
  • Martin: +852 91335415
  • Etienne: +852 6778 7314  (Whatsapp +61 430 195 208)

https://thegreenrace.sg/contact/