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4 March 2024
This is an initiative co-created by a group of hike lovers. By connecting existing promenades and trails into a complete coastal trail around Hong Kong Island, we promote the route ‘Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail’. The 65-km-long trail is divided into 8 stages, from steep, remote mountain climbs to flat urban harbourside walks, offering a […]
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5 February 2024
Here are the details of the Leisure Category – Scavenger Hunt.   Western Harbour Walk Take a photo with the Hong Kong Observation Wheel. The renowned writer Ni Kuang once said, “Hong Kong writer Chen Ho-Kei’s detective novels are even more enjoyable than those of Keigo Higashino!” Chen Ho-Kei, who has won numerous international awards, […]
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4 December 2023
Western Harbour Walk x Historical Walk Hong Kong Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital Memorial Arch Guided Tour – 25 November (Completed) Joy fills the air as the Coastal Trail Challenge Team collaborates with Historical Walk Hong Kong, bringing over thirty enthusiasts together for walk in the Western District of Hong Kong Island. Participants were treated to […]
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28 November 2023
For Leisure Category – Family Group participants, please click here to download the family version scavenger hunt tasks for children to complete during the journey and send us the answers by email after completion.  
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14 November 2023
Participants can visit the following restaurants/coffee shops during the event period (November 15, 2023 to January 15, 2024) and present the confirmation registration email of Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail Challenge 2023/24 to enjoy discounted offers. For details, please click here to read the smartmap. The restaurants/coffee shops offering discounts include: %Arabica Museum Cafe8 The […]
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14 November 2023
Due to the unprecedented impact of Super Typhoon Saola and the record-breaking rains in September, certain sections of the eastern areas of Hong Kong Island remain impassable. As a result, there will be adjustments to the routes.   Racing category 65km Coastal Run One Go: Starts from To Tei Wan Bus Stop, Shek O Road […]
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9 November 2023
Participants in the Racing category will receive the following items: – Race bib x 1 – Hong Kong Maritime Museum admission ticket x 1 – Hoya Kerry $100 cash voucher x 1 – Gone Running $100 cash voucher x 1 – CheckCheckCin rice water x 2   Registered participants in the Racing category can collect […]
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2 November 2023
Brand new pins for Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail Challenge 2023/24! The eight pins are Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital Memorial Arch, The Court of Final Appeal Building, Monster Building, Wah Ha Estate, Wah Fu Estate, Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir Dam, Chung Hom Kok Battery and Dragon’s Back! Come and collect them by joining our leisure […]
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31 October 2023
The arch and foundation stone of the Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital, located adjacent to the Sai Ning Street Bus Terminus in Kennedy Town, are soon to be relocated due to the government’s sale of land for private housing development. The Tung Wah Smallpox Hospital was established in 1910 and specialised in treating smallpox patients by […]
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31 October 2023
Walk along the flat road all the way to the end of the cape before passing through the Jockey Club Cheshire Home, here is Chung Hom Kok in the Southern District of Hong Kong Island. Chung Hom Kok Park has recreational facilities and barbecue areas. The Park faces the magnificent scenery of Chung Hom Wan, […]
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30 October 2023
Hong Kong has a highly dense population, and most people live in high-rise buildings.  The “Monster Building” in Quarry Bay which is composed of five interconnected buildings, exemplifies this typical characteristic of Hong Kong housing. The building was established in 1972 and provides over 2,000 residential units for tens of thousands of people. Standing between […]
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30 October 2023
Wah Ha Estate may not be well-known to many people. Located next to Chai Wan Station, this public housing estate only consists of a single building. It was established in 2016, but its value cannot be underestimated. The building, completed in 1959, was formerly the Chai Wan Factory Estate. During the development of the Chai […]
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30 October 2023
Wah Fu Estate is known as “the luxury home of the ordinary (平民豪宅)”, and is familiar to many in Hong Kong. Located by the sea, many residential units and public areas within the estate offer breathtaking views. With the recent wave of nostalgia, the old-style public housing represented by Wah Fu Estate has become a […]
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27 October 2023
Opened in 1912, The Court of Final Appeal Building was home to the Supreme Court. It was converted into the Former Legislative Council from 1985 to 2011. The most outstanding feature of this neo-classical building is the central pediment that contains the statue of the Greek Goddess of Justice, Themis who holds a scale and […]
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26 October 2023
Dragon’s Back is one of the most popular and famous trails among locals and tourists. The path looks like a dragon’s back going up and down along the mountain ridges. At the viewing point, the panoramic view of Big Wave Bay, Shek O and Tai Tam Bay offers a fantastic hike in Hong Kong.
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25 October 2023
Completed in 1917, the Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir was said to be the “Asia’s Number One Dam” in the past. The masonry-faced concrete gravity dam features ornamental parapets and large spillways to handle water overflow. Over the spillways are a road deck connecting Tai Tam with Chai Wan and Shek O formed by arches supported […]
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9 October 2023
For the first time, the Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail Challenge has collaborated with T8 and Ginger Store to launch co-branded merchandise, including t-shirts, short-sleeved ice tees and sherpas shorts, prices starting from only $268. Co-branded short-sleeved ice tees and sherpas shorts with T8   Co-branded t-shirts with Ginger   In addition, if you missed […]
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28 September 2023
Please read the following rules before submitting your photos.   The photo challenge is only open to participants of the Hong Kong Island Coastal Trail Challenge 2023-24. Submission of the photograph to the photo challenge is between 15 November 2023 and 15 January 2024. The photograph must be taken on the Hong Kong Island Coastal […]