RACE TO RAISE 5K

RACE TO RAISE 5K

Start time
16 Mar - 16 Apr 2022
Type of race
Running
Location
Virtual - Participate anywhere
Distance
5 km
Participants in race
64
Organizer
Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

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Race description

Time to get moving – join us in a virtual, flexible, and COVID-19 safe - RACE to RAISE. Compete with your colleagues, friends or family and raise money in the process. Help us help PathFinders, working with and for the Migrant Domestic Workers community. 

 
The ongoing wave of COVID-19 has seen an alarming rise in the vulnerabilities and needs of Migrant Domestic Workers when testing COVID positive. In these particularly tough times, the Chamber has teamed up with Pathfinders and RaceONE to offer you a virtual, flexible competition to benefit Domestic workers in need. You can participate wherever, however and whenever you like until April 16, by using the RaceONE-app.  

RACE INFORMATION 

Price: HKD 149 | HKD 299 | HKD 569 | HKD 1,299 | HKD 2,879 | HKD 4,249 | HKD 9,999* 
Length: 5 km 
Date: Until April 16 

*Register by purchasing the start entry sum of your choosing. All surpluses will go to Pathfinder’s and their work in providing shelter and support for Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong.

HOW TO REGISTER 

• Purchase your race entry through RaceONE, see “Purchase race entry now”  
• Download the RaceONE-app in AppStore or Google Play 
• Find the race in the RaceONE-app by searching on Race to Raise
• Click on "Join Race" and insert the code received in the confirmation email
• Register your race by using the RaceOne app (you can also register your time manually afterwards by using a GPS-watch or work-out app of choice). 

You can complete the race anytime between March 16, 12 AM and April 16 at 11.59 PM. 

ABOUT PATHFINDERS 

The latest and most far-reaching wave of COVID-19 has greatly affected the Migrant Domestic Worker community in Hong Kong. Since February 16 2022, NGOs serving MDWs have witnessed an alarming rise in workers being left homeless on testing COVID-19 positive. 

PathFinders is an active and core member of the MDW Coalition, playing a key role in supporting to secure immediate and temporary shelter and drive public awareness of the current plight of MDWs. In addition to contributing significant resources to the efforts of the MDW Coalition, the PathFinders Crisis Intervention team is stretched to the max. As a part of their response, they are providing increased levels of counselling, monitoring symptoms and distributing care packs. 

ABOUT THE SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN HONG KONG 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is promoting Swedish business and values in Hong Kong since 1986. The Chamber provide our members with a broad network and help them stay informed.  

With more than 35 years history in Hong Kong the Chamber wants to give back to our community at large, and those most effected by the 5th wave of COVID-19 infections. We believe in the good of our network as well as the broader Hong Kong community, inviting all to participate in supporting PathFinders and the MDW community.

Some participants in the race

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Johanna Baek
18:28
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Admin Mocha
09:50
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Ailenemae Salvador
09:07

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