The race starts at Lau Shui Heung Reservoir located in the northeast of New Territories of Hong Kong SAR. Baggage drop off will be available at the Start Line.

Course details

12KM

Starting from Lau Shui Heung Reservoir, the route follows the Lau Shui Heung Country Trail which takes you through lush green forest and pristine stream via Heung Campsite and has alternative dirt and stone trail. Roughly after 1.3 km you will reach the junction, turn left and follow the concrete road which ascends 2.3 km uphill all the way to Cloudy Hill. Turn left at the marker taking the stairs down towards Sha Lo Tung village which includes some dirt trail, after 1.2km descends you will reach a gravel road. Turn left and 150 meters ahead is CP1 which includes water, first aid and some fruits. All participants are required to scan their CHIP (Bracelet) before leaving this CP. 250 meter from CP1 is Sha Lo Tung Cheung Uk, turn right at the marker taking narrow dirt path which leads to another marker (diversion) after 165 meters, take the path on right. There is a narrow concrete bridge after 100 meter which is not in good condition, therefore all participants are advised to take precaution and walk while crossing this bridge which is less than 5 meters in length. There is another narrow bridge after 45 meters and we advise all participants to take a precaution while crossing this again. After 1.5 km of slow ascend on rocky trail the route meets Wilson Trail Sec.9. At this junction participants doing 26km will turn right taking stairs and participants doing 12km will follow the path leading to Hok Tau Reservoir. After descending 300m towards Hok Tau Reservoir turn left taking Hok Tau Reservoir Family Walk. Stay on this trail until you reach the marker at 600m. Take the path on your right towards Hok Tau and continue for another 730m until you reach another marker, take the steps on your left towards Lau Shui Heung Reservoir. With slow ascend stay on this trail for another 1 km before you reach the marker and turn right towards Lau Shui Heung Reservoir, follow this trail downhill and some steps for another 1 km before reaching the finish line.

SECTION BREAKDOWN

1.5km – Start Line (Lau Shui Heung Reservoir) to Kat Tsai Shan Au via Lau Shui Heung Country Trail

2.2km – Concrete Road to Cloudy Hill

1.2km – Cloudy Hill to CP1

2.3km – CP1 to Water Post (Wilson Trail Sec 9)

1.3km – Hok Tau Reservoir Family Walk to Wilson Trail Sec 9

0.9km – Wilson Trail Sec 9 to Lau Shui Heung Country Trail

1.7km – Lau Shui Heung Country Trail to Finish Line

26KM

Starting from Lau Shui Heung Reservoir, the route follows the Lau Shui Heung Country Trail which takes you through lush green forest and pristine stream via Heung Campsite and has alternative dirt and stone trail. Roughly after 1.3 km you will reach the junction, turn left and follow the concrete road which ascends 2.3 km uphill all the way to Cloudy Hill. Turn left at the marker taking the stairs down towards Sha Lo Tung village which includes some dirt trail, after 1.2km descends you will reach a gravel road. Turn left and 150 meters ahead is CP1 which includes water, first aid and some fruits. All participants are required to scan their CHIP (Bracelet) before leaving this CP. 250 meter from CP1 is Sha Lo Tung Cheung Uk, turn right at the marker taking narrow dirt path which leads to another marker (diversion) after 165 meters, take the path on right. There is a narrow concrete bridge after 100 meter which is not in good condition, therefore all participants are advised to take precaution and walk while crossing this bridge which is less than 5 meters in length. There is another narrow bridge after 45 meters and we advise all participants to take a precaution while crossing this again. After 1.5 km of slow ascend on rocky trail the route meets the challenging Wilson Trail Sec.9. At this junction participants doing 26km will turn right taking the stairs and participants doing 12km will follow the path leading to Hok Tau Reservoir. Taking Wilson Trail Sec 9 which ascends with a steep climb towards Pat Sin Range with a view of Ping Fung Shan, after 3 km, take the path on the left at the marker towards Nam Chung/Luk Keng. 200 meters further turn left again at another marker towards Nam Chung/Luk Keng. After slow descend on rocky trail turn left again at 900 meter towards Nam Chung /Luk Keng. Staying on this dirt trail and some rocky stairs downhill for another 1.2km turn left at the marker on Wilson Trail Sec 10 towards Nam Chung/Luk Keng. Following the rough trail and steps turn left on the marker at 1.1km towards Nam Chung/Luk Keng Staying on Wilson Trail Sec 10 for another 2km which includes some winding concrete road until it meets South Bay Road. 200 meter ahead on South Bay Road is CP2 (includes first aid/water and fruits) right at the entrance of Nam Chung Country Trail. All participants are required to scan their CHIP(bracelet) before leaving this CP. Continuing on Nam Chung Country Trail which includes streams, dirt and rocky trail with a slow ascend towards Tan Chuk Hang. After 3.4 km turn left at the marker leading uphill towards Pat Sin Range, this section includes some rough terrain and steps. After 900 meter uphill turn right at the marker towards Hok Tau Reservoir staying on Wilson Trail Sec 9. Descending towards Hok Tau Reservoir turn left after 1.7km on Hok Tau Reservoir Family Walk. Stay on this trail until you reach the marker at 600m. Take the path on your right towards Hok Tau and continue for another 730m until you reach another marker, take the steps on your left towards Lau Shui Heung Reservoir. With slow ascend stay on this trail for another 1 km before you reach the marker and turn right towards Lau Shui Heung Reservoir, follow this trail downhill and some steps for another 1 km before reaching the finish line.

SECTION BREAKDOWN

1.5km – Start Line (Lau Shui Heung Reservoir) to Kat Tsai Shan Au via Lau Shui Heung Country Trail

2.2km – Concrete Road to Cloudy Hill

1.2km – Cloudy Hill to CP1

2.3km – CP1 to Water Post (Wilson Trail Sec 9)

3.4km – Water Post (Wilson Trail Sec 9)  to Wilson Trail (Diversion)

2km – Wilson Trail (Diversion) to Wilson Trail Sec 10

2.8km – Wilson Trail Sec 10 to CP2 South Bay Road (Nam Chung Trail)

3.2km – South Bay Road (Nam Chung Trail) to Ping Teng Au (Nam Chung Trail)

0.9km – Ping Teng Au (Nam Chung Trail) to Wilson Sec 9 (Marker)

1.7km – Wilson Trail Sec 9 (Marker) to Hok Tau Reservoir Family Walk

1.3km – Hok Tau Reservoir Family Walk to Wilson Trail Sec 9

0.9km – Wilson Trail Sec 9 to Lau Shui Heung Country Trail

1.7km – Lau Shui Heung Country Trail to Finish Line

Race Cut Offs

12/ 26 km
Station Distance 12KM 26KM
CheckPoint 1 4.9 km 12:00pm 12:00pm
CheckPoint 2 15.9km N/A 2:00pm
Finish 12km/26km 2:30pm 4:00pm