Experience the World's Greatest Urban Exploration Race.
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space
Time: 0530 to 1600
Price: From HKD250
When: May 19, 2019
Distance: No set route, no set distance
Categories: Elite, Open, Discovery
District is a movement created to inspire urban dwellers to rediscover their city and level up their fitness. There is no set route and no set distance. Start and finish at the District Base and navigate through the city with the District Race app in your hands.
With 3 different categories - Elite, Open and Explorer - choose the grid that's best suited for you, and explore your city, via a series of virtual Checkpoints and Challenges.
Play to your strengths, strategise, and choose how you explore. Run in teams or individually and rediscover your city.
INDIVIDUAL – Run your own race and unleash your full potential.
TEAM - Form a team of 4 and collect points while explore your city together. Points on the Live Leaderboard is the cumulative effort of all 4 team members.
ELITE - The toughest of all 3 categories, the Elite Grid is a 4-hour long mission with over 200 checkpoints and challenges. It is open to an exclusive group of 500 of the strongest runners looking to push themselves to the limit and explore all corners of the city. There is a prize purse of 40,000 HKD for the Elite winners.
OPEN - The Open category is the main District category. The Open Grid is a 2- hour mission with over 100 checkpoints and challenges. It is created for those wanting to explore new places around their city and compete in new challenges. Explorers can join individually or as a team of 4*.
DISCOVERY - The Discovery Grid is a family friendly grid that’s recommended for beginners. This grid introduces Explorers to District Race with a smaller grid and a shorter 1-hour mission. There are over 50 checkpoints and challenges around the Base location. Explorers can join individually or as a team of 4*.
*Teams of 4 receive a 10% discount at registration
Registration is available online by clicking the 'Buy Tickets' button at the top of this page
What comes with my registration?
See your city in a different light, discover it like never before. And whilst doing all of that, you’ll be decked out in our unique event T-shirt and awarded the ultimate AR enabled Finisher medal.
How do I collect my race pack?
Details of Race Pack Collection will be announced soon, so stay tuned to our social media pages
Are the District Urban Races, individual or team events?
District Urban Races can be run as either an individual, or as a team of 4. So get your friends together and sign up now!
If I run as part of a team, do all team members need to stay together?
No, you can choose whether to stay together or run seperately. Your team score will be the combined score of the 4 individuals
Are there prizes?
The Elite Category has a prize purse of $40,000 HKD, broken down as follows:
1st Place (Male & Female) - $13,000 HKD
2nd Place (Male & Female) - $5,000 HKD
3rd Place (Male & Female) - $2,000 HKD
There will also be non-cash prizes for our Open Category winners
How do i win a District Urban Race?
Winners will be identified with the following criteria:
1. Highest Score
2. Shortest time taken to achieve that score in the event of a tie.
Is there a mandatory gear list for the Elite category?
Yes, all Elite racers should carry the following:
- ID card / passport
- Cash (a reasonable amount)
- Sufficient water
- High-energy snacks
- Mobile phone battery pack
- Windbreaker / rain jacket
What happens at the District Base
The District Base is the pulse of the event, brining together District explorers before they journey onto the Grid. Located in the heart of city, District racers can experience awesome activations, Augmented Reality games, great food and pumping music.
Are there refunds?
There are no refunds available.
Can I transfer my registration to another person
We understand that change is the only constant. We’d rather you run the city, but if you can’t make it, you can transfer your registration. There will be an administration charge of $50 HKD, and you’re missing out on a potentially life-changing event. But you won’t be there to find out, will you?
Can spectators join?
The event is closed to registered participants only. Don't miss out on the fun, register today.
Can Children join?
Registration is required for the participants aged 12 and above to join the race. Children under the age of 12 can enter the race for free, by joining an adult.
For safety reasons, each participant under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult The age of the participants is based on the event date on 19 May 2019
What if I have a question that is not covered here?
If you have any further questions, please take a look at our Global FAQs, or email [email protected], and one of team will get back to you asap.
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