Organisation: A Drop of Life
“Race for Water 2016” will be held on 13 March 2016 (Sunday) as a prelude to the World Water Day 2016, for the purpose of raising public awareness of water-saving and water resources conservation. This activity is good for those who are passionate for hiking, trail running, long-distance running and taking challenge.
Through this activity, participants not only experience the hardship of peasants living in arid area of China, carrying water back and forth between mountains and home in their daily life. Also they can take action to raise funds to build water cellars for them.
We aim to raise HKD 2.1 million for the “Water Cellar Campaign” in order to improve peasants’ living in arid region in Mainland China through water cellar providing clean water. Participants carry 4.5 liters bottled water to run through the arduous trail and experience the hardship of peasants carrying water from waterhead to home in their daily life.
Date: 13 March 2016 (Sunday)
Start & Finish: Yu Chun Keung Memorial College No.2, 1 Chi Fu Close, Pok Fu Lam
Highlight: Participants carry 4.5 liters bottled water on the back to complete the assigned 15km or 30km race route
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