District Mission: Hong Kong

by USRC Tigers RFC and Rentokil Initial

Dec 22-Feb 28, 2020

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This is not a virtual run. This is a mission to rediscover your city. Join for free and start exploring.
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What is it?

Welcome to District Mission: Hong Kong, by USRC Tigers RFC and Rentokil Initial.

With sports temporarily cancelled, it is time for us to stay active and connect virtually. Join District Mission: Hong Kong and compete with your friends and teammates across Hong Kong, as you race to complete these Challenges in key areas of the city.

Represent your club by contributing to your clubs total points - and top the leaderboard for Club bragging rights.

Safety is the number one priority. Respect the social distancing measures and observe traffic safety rules.

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How it works

Get on the leaderboard by taking part in any of the 15 Challenges in Hong Kong. Each challenge has a number of checkpoints to collect, including Discovery quiz questions, Bodyweight Exercises and Time Trial sprints.

Start at any checkpoint, and try to collect as many as you can before the 60-minute time limit expires. Complete each challenge at your own pace, at any time of the day, and complete them over and over as many times as you would like. Only your best score on each challenge will contribute to the overall Mission leaderboard.

There are amazing prizes for the top 4 males and top 4 females overall. Plus, get entered to the lucky draw when you score 5,000+ points on any challenge for a chance to win a prize and of course ensure to contribute to your clubs total points for Club bragging rights.

Invite your friends to compete virtually and see who can get higher on the leaderboard. District is more fun with friends, so get outside and start your challenge now.

See the FAQs for more details.

Challenge Locations

Try one of the 15 Challenges across Hong Kong:

  • Central
  • The Peak
  • Shatin Shing Mun
  • Bowen Road & Wanchai Gap
  • Kwun Tong
  • Violet Hill to Quarry Pass
  • Tai mo shan
  • Pat Sin Leng
  • Sai Kung
  • Mount Davis
  • Discovery Bay
  • TKO
  • Quarry Bay
  • Blue Pool Road
  • Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour

Entitlements

WORLD'S BEST AUGMENTED REALITY FINISHER MEDAL

Score 5,000+ points to get your Virtual AR-enabled medal

Frequently Asked Questions

What is District Mission: Hong Kong?

District Mission: Hong Kong will turn the city into your playground with the District app in your hand. Take on one of the 15 Challenges in your city, as you race through checkpoints and challenges before the time runs out. You will have 60 minutes to complete Checkpoints, Discovery Quiz Questions or Bodyweight Exercises, and Time Trial Sprints. This is the ultimate District experience bringing Explorers together to discover their city like never before. Use a combination of strategy and speed to top the leaderboard.

How do I get started on District Mission HK?
  1. Download the District app by opening this link on your mobile device: https://exploredistrict.page.link/app
  2. Join 'District Mission: Hong Kong' in the Missions tab
  3. Complete any of the 15 Run Challenges in your city. Complete more challenges to get higher on the leaderboard.
  4. Score at least 5,000+ points on a Run Challenge to be entered into the lucky draw for a chance to win.
  5. Complete the Run Challenges as many times as you would like during the event dates. (Note: only your best score from each challenge will be counted towards the overall leaderboard)
What locations is District Mission HK available in?

There are 15 Challenges across Hong Kong.

  • Central (中環)
  • The Peak (山頂)
  • Shatin Shing Mun (沙田城門河)
  • Bowen Road & Wanchai Gap (寶雲道)
  • Kwun Tong (觀塘)
  • Violet Hill to Quarry Pass (紫羅蘭山)
  • Tai mo shan (大帽山)
  • Pat Sin Leng (八仙嶺)
  • Sai Kung (西貢)
  • Mount Davis (摩星嶺)
  • Discovery Bay (愉景灣)
  • TKO (將軍澳)
  • Quarry Bay (鰂魚涌)
  • Blue Pool Road (藍塘道)
  • Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour (尖沙咀海旁)

Want to see a Challenge created somewhere closer to you? Email us to let us know where at explore@districtrace.com

What are the different checkpoint types in District Mission HK?

Each race route will have a 60-minute timer. Along the way you will have these different types of checkpoints:

  • Green (Checkpoint): Run through the location to collect points
  • Blue (Challenge): This will either be a Bodyweight Exercise or a Discovery Quiz Question. Bodyweight Exerise: Complete the exercise activity. If yes, you receive more points. Discovery Quiz Question: Search around you for clues to answer the question.
  • Pink (Time Trial): Sprint from Start to Finish as fast as possible. The quicker you are, the more points you get.
Are there different types of Challenges for District Mission HK?

Yes, there are Challenges with Quiz Questions and Challenges with Exercises. Take a look through before starting your route, to see if the Challenge you are trying contains Bodyweight Exercises or Discovery Quiz Questions. Each Challenge will have one type or the other, but not both.

Is this an individual event or with teams?

This is an invidivual event, however District is the most fun when doing so in small groups of friends. You can use "Challenge mode" to run together and compete head-to-head on the map, but be sure to follow the social distancing measures in your city.

Don't forget to add your club name into the Last Name of your profile to represent your club, ie John Smith (USRC TIGERS). Represent your club as you accumulate points and ultimately win Club bragging rights.

What are the prizes for District Mission HK? And how can I win?

The top 4 males and top 4 females on the overall Mission leaderboard will win prizes.

Mens Prizes:

  • 1st Place (provided by AQ Strong): 1 Month SPC 8 Membership - 8 Sessions + Member Benefits (Valued HK$1,800.00)
  • 2nd Place (provided by AQ Strong): One Pair Xero Shoes (of any available via https://www.aqstrong.com/shop) + Angles90 Grip & Sling Set (Valued HK$1,490.00). Check out their website www.aqstrong.com & IG @aq_strong
  • 3rd Place (provided by Havaianas): 1 pair of Havaianas flip-flops + Street bag + Backpack Eastpak & Havaianas (Valued HK$1,000.00). Check out on their IG @havaianas.hongkong
  • 4th Place (provided by Streamline Sports): Nutrition X Nighttime Protein (2 Tubs) + Opro Powerfit Mouthguard (2) (Valued HK$1,540.00). Check out their website www.streamlinesports.com.hk

Womens Prizes:

  • 1st Place (provided by BYO Active): A full set of high-performance activewear from B.Y.O Active, with a sports bra & pair of leggings of your choice (Valued $1235). Check out their IG @byoactive
  • 2nd Place (provided by REVIV): Hydromax IV (Valued $798). Check out their IG @revivhk
  • 3rd Place (provided by BYO Active): A sports bra of your choice (Valued $490). Check out their IG @byoactive
  • 4th Place (provided by BYO Active): A set of B.Y.O Active resistance bands in Medium & Heavy resistance (Valued $220). Check out their IG @byoactive
What safety measures should I be aware of for District Mission HK?

Your safety, and the safety of our community, is our number one priority.

Be sure to observe traffic safety laws when completing your run. Practice safe social distancing as required by your location.

How do I get my Virtual Augmented Reality Finisher Medal?

Score 5,000+ points on any Run Challenge and receive your virtual AR-medal via email. Scan it with the District app to watch it come to life with your real-time race results:

  1. Open the District app
  2. Click "More" in bottom bar
  3. Open "AR Camera"
  4. Point camera at your medal and watch it come to life
What if I have more questions or issues?

If you have more questions or experience any issues, you can reach out to us at explore@districtrace.com

What exercises will I see in District Mission HK?

Push-ups, Burpees, Squats, Jumping Jacks (or star jumps), and high knees.

Push-ups (伏地挺身) - https://youtu.be/_l3ySVKYVJ8 Burpees (波皮跳) - https://youtu.be/TU8QYVW0gDU Squats (深蹲) - https://youtu.be/C_VtOYc6j5c Jumping Jacks (Star Jumps), (開合跳) - https://youtu.be/HXyuaslxHIM High Knees (高抬腿和) - https://youtu.be/H1TkMG0sDWs

Where can I find the full Terms & Conditions for District Mission HK?

See the full terms & conditions for District Mission HK here: https://exploredistrict.com/mission-terms/district-mission-hk-2020

What if there is an issue with a checkpoint?

Reach out to us at explore@districtrace.com, let us know the issue you are having, and we will fix it ASAP.

This can be relating to inaccessible checkpoints, due to construction or other factors.

What do I need to participate in District Mission HK?

Ensure you have a smartphone with the latest version of the District app. Make sure your battery is fully charged. Ensure your phone is NOT in low power mode. Ensure your GPS / location is turned on.

Water and a phone case are recommended.

My app crashed / my app is frozen. What should I do?

First, try closing out of your app and restarting. This should take you back to the map view, or back into your current Challenge.

If you are still having issues, uninstall the app, and reinstall the latest version of the app directly from the app store.

How can I make sure I have the latest version of the app?

Go to the 'More' tab. Click 'Settings' Click 'Check For Updates'

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