24 Hour Race
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Hong Kong Race 2018

December 1-2, 2018

Lugard Road, Victoria Peak

 
 
 
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About

Thousands of high school students gather all around the world for 24 hours in a global fight against slavery. Slavery can only be ended with greater awareness, understanding, and urgency. 24 Hour Races are a unique, compelling, and successful way to bring that to a generation of youth all over the world. The 24 Hour Race is a movement that brings change to hundreds of people around the world while platforming the upcoming generation to become change makers.

 

USD 50,000 goal to raise

24 hours to run

8 people per team

Date

December 1-2, 2018

Venue

Lugard Road, Victoria Peak

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2017 Race Facts

 

The 24 Hour Race was founded in Hong Kong in December, 2010. Since then we have had 4000 participants from 60 schools join our races in Hong Kong alone. We’ve raised over 9 million HKD through our races in Hong Kong and around Asia.

 

300

volunteers

 

33

schools

 

20,000

km run

949

runners

 

118

teams

 

70,000

students linked

 

How to

 

Become a runner

1. TALK TO YOUR TEAM LEADER

If you want to run a race, find out how from your school’s Team Leader. Ask how to buy a ticket, sign-up, and get all the details of what it means to be a runner. If your school does not have a Team Leader yet, email us at hello@24hourrace.org to register as your school’s team leader.

2. BUY A TICKET

Once you have talked to the Team Leader at your school it’s time to buy a ticket. Tickets can be found in ‘Buy Ticket’ link above.

3. FILL IN THE RUNNER FORMS

To officially become a runner, we’ll need you to fill in a few forms. You will receive an email with all the necessary forms after you’ve purchased your ticket. Please fill in all forms as soon as you receive your email.

4. FUNDRAISE & SPREAD THE WORD

The next big step is to fundraise! This is a huge part of being a runner. Your role is to begin fundraising by spreading your team’s fundraising page link to your family and friends. Information on how to set up your fundraising page is found directly below.

Fundraise

1. CREATE A FUNDRAISING PAGE

Click on the ‘Fundraise’ link above. You will be redirected to Give.Asia fundraising site for your city. Click on ‘Fundraise For This Event’ to create your team’s page. Make sure to communicate with your Team Leaders and customise your team’s page with photos & information.

2. LEARN ABOUT OUR CAUSE

To fundraise successfully, you’ll need to learn about our cause, what we do, and why people should donate. Information about our current fundraising project can be found here.

3. GET CREATIVE

Bake sales, 24 Minute Races, casual dress days are just a few ideas to get you started in your fundraising. Make sure to share your fundraising page on social media and ask your friends, family, and others in your network to help you fundraise.

4. REACH THE GOAL

Fundraise all you can and try to reach above & beyond the fundraising goal. Not sure what it is? Ask your Team Leader.

Become a Team Leader

1. BE APPOINTED BY YOUR SCHOOL

If you are interested in being a Team Leader, contact last year’s Team Leaders or the teacher/staff in charge of the 24 Hour Race at your school. Your school might have a specific Team Leader selection process in place. Notify the 24 Hour Race of your selection as Team Leader.

If your school is new to the 24 Hour Race or you have questions, email hello@24hourrace.org to register as your school in the race and your position as Team Leader.

2. FILL IN THE TEAM LEADER FORMS

After you have notified the 24 Hour Race that you have become your school’s Team Leader a form will be sent to you. After you have filled in the form and been approved you are underway to being a Team Leader.

3. FIND YOUR TEAM

As a Team Leader you will have to organise the teams that will run for your school. Each team consists of 8 high school students who are 14+ years old. Teams can be all girls, all boys, or mixed gender. If your school does not have 8 runners let the 24 Hour Race know.

4. FUNDRAISING

You are responsible to make sure each team from your school creates a Give.Asia fundraising page and begins fundraising. You will also need to monitors all teams’ fundraising progress and make sure everyone is working towards reaching the fundraising goal.

5. READ THE HANDBOOK

Everything you need to know about being a great Team Leader can be find our handbook. You’ll need it for information about recruiting runners, creating a 24 Minute Race, fundraising, creating the RAL Schedule, and on-day Responsibilities. This will be emailed to you after Step 2.

If you have been approved as a Team Leader you should also have access to the Team Leader handbook. If you have not received it, please email the Executive Director in your city or hello@24hourrace.org.

Partners

The partner organisations who helped us make this event possible