Thu, 4 August 2016

Registration for Hong Kongs New World Harbour Race 2016 to Close 10 August

Registration for the New World Harbour Race 2016 will close on Wednesday, 10 August.

The event, which attracts swimming enthusiasts from around the world, will take place at 08:30 on Sunday, 16 October 2016 in Hong Kong's iconic Victoria Harbour.

The 1,500-metre race course stretches from Sam Ka Tsuen Public Pier in Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon to Quarry Bay Park Public Pier on Hong Kong Island.

With a total quota of 3,000 participants, New World Harbour Race comprises of two groups, Racing and Leisure, which have respective quotas of 600 and 2,400 participants.

 To ensure optimum safety, all swimmers must be certified according to the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Associations (HKASA) entry requirements for the race. A time trial will be compulsory for applicants without HKASA-accredited race records.

Three water trial sessions will be held at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, Tung Chung and Shing Mun Valley on 3, 4 and 10 September, respectively.

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