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Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon

The 2018 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon will kick off on 14 October morning, with thousands of amateur and professional riders from all over the world joining the popular 50 km Ride. Those looking to challenge themselves can speed across iconic landmarks in Hong Kong, while young riders and families can take part in leisurely rides in the city centre.

This year, some of the world’s top professional cycling teams will vie for glory in the first Hammer Series Race in Hong Kong. The start/finish line is on Salisbury Road at the scenic Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, so be sure to pop by and cheer on a galaxy of cycling stars on their first race in Hong Kong!

 Info
Date:
14 October 2018 (Sunday)
Time*:
5:10–8am50 km Ride/50 km Team Ride/SHKP Greater Bay Area Youth Trophy
8:10–10am30 km Ride/BEA Centenary University Trophy
9:15–10:30amFamily Fun Ride
10:40–11:30amKids & Youth Rides
11:45 to noonCEO Charity and Celebrity Ride
12:05–12:15pm Women’s Open Race
12:45–1:15pmMen’s Open Race
2–4:45pmHammer Hong Kong (a UCI Asia Tour Class 1.1 Road Race)
Hotline:
+852 2110 9008 (10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays)
Enquiry Email:
hongkongcyclothon@hktb.com

Special traffic arrangements: Please note special traffic arrangements in the case of road closures or diversions and allow more time for travel. Use MTR and ferries as appropriate, and follow the latest traffic news on TV and radio.

* Schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

Vantage Points

CEO Charity & Celebrity Ride, Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Hammer Hong Kong:

  • Along Salisbury Road near Tsim Sha Tsui promenade

The 50 km Ride, SHKP Greater Bay Area Youth Trophy, 30 km Ride and BEA Centenary University Trophy:

  • Start: Both sides of Salisbury Road near Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade
  • Finish: Both sides of Salisbury Road near ‘1881 Heritage’
 How to Participate
  • Registration is now closed.
  • Registration for the SHKP Greater Bay Area Youth Trophy, BEA Centenary University Trophy and CEO Charity & Celebrity Ride is by invitation only.
  • All registrants for the 50 km Ride, 50 km Team Ride, SHKP Greater Bay Area Youth Trophy, 30 km Ride, BEA Centenary University Trophy and Kids & Youth Rides are required to attend a cycling technique assessment. Exemption will be granted to members of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), holders of the National Cycling Federation Licence, racing members of The Cycling Association of Hong Kong, China Limited, members or licence holders of other cycling associations, finishers of corresponding rides of the 2016 or 2017 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon, and experienced cyclists who are able to provide valid proof of their skill level.
  • Please read the Notice to Participants and Terms and Conditions before registration.
  • See answers to some frequently asked questions here: FAQ

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist, a beginner or just a spectator, the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon includes a great variety of events for you to enjoy.

50 km Ride/50 km Team Ride/SHKP Greater Bay Area Youth Trophy

Open to both professional and experienced amateur cyclists registering as individuals or teams (five to 10 persons per team), this event is a great way to challenge yourself, build team spirit and take in some of the iconic sights of Hong Kong.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Professional and experienced amateur cyclists (16–70 years old)/3,100
Enrolment Fee*:
Individual HK$650 (includes donation of HK$100 to a designated charity)
Team HK$15,000 (includes donation of HK$5,000 to a designated charity)
Registration for the SHKP Greater Bay Area Youth Trophy is by invitation only.
Route:
The route runs from Tsim Sha Tsui to Ma Wan via Cheung Tsing Tunnel, Tsing Ma Bridge, Ting Kau Bridge, Nam Wan Tunnel, Stonecutters Bridge and Eagle’s Nest Tunnel before returning to Tsim Sha Tsui. See a video of the route here.

Download Route Map

30 km Ride/BEA Centenary University Trophy

A competition along a scenic route between Tsim Sha Tsui and Tsing Yi

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Professional and experienced amateur cyclists (16–70 years old)/1,800
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$330 (includes donation of HK$100 to a designated charity)
Registration for the BEA Centenary University Trophy is by invitation only.
Route:
The route runs from Tsim Sha Tsui to Tsing Yi via Cheung Tsing Tunnel before returning to Tsim Sha Tsui via Nam Wan Tunnel and Stonecutters Bridge. See a video of the route here.

Download Route Map

Family Fun Ride (Own Bike)

Bring your own bikes for a family ride in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Parents/guardians with one child in a group of 2(6–70 years old)/80 families in total
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$100 (Donated to a designated charity)
Route:
1.47 km closed-circuit route with multiple laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Road and Mody Lane

Download Route Map

Family Fun Ride (Four-Wheeled Bike)

A great opportunity for families to join in groups of two to three

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Parents/guardians with one child in a group of 2 or 3 (6–70 years old)/60 families in total
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$100 (Donated to a designated charity)
Route:
1.47 km closed-circuit route with multiple laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Road and Mody Lane

Download Route Map

Kids & Youth Rides

The perfect event to get kids and teenagers excited about the sport of cycling.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
6–15 years old/360
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$100 (full donation to designated charity)
Route:
1.47 km closed circuit course with multiple laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Lane and Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui East

Download Route Map

CEO Charity and Celebrity Ride

Company bosses and Hong Kong celebrities get on their bikes for this mega event.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
By invitation only (18–70 years old)/30
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$15,000 (full donation to designated charity)
Route:
1.47 km closed circuit course with 2 laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Lane and Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui East

Download Route Map

Men’s and Women’s Open Races

A chance for cyclists to compete in the city centre.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Men’s Open Race (16–70 years old)/150
Women’s Open Race (16–70 years old)/50
Enrolment Fee*:
Men’s and Women’s Open Races HK$400 (includes donation of HK$100 to a designated charity)
Route:
Men’s Open Race: 4.3 km closed circuit route with 3 laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Road, Science Museum Road and the Hung Hom Bypass
Women’s Open Race: 1.47 km closed circuit course with 3 laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Lane and Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui East

Download Route Map (Men’s Open Race)

Download Route Map (Women’s Open Race)

* The enrolment fee includes a donation to the designated charity, a rider pack and a souvenir jersey (except for Family Fun Ride).

It might be hard to imagine that the densely populated city has numerous cycling trails. But let these routes take you along leafy cycling tracks with mountain and sea views, and you’ll find it hard to imagine how close you are to the bustle of downtown Hong Kong!

See more about Hong Kong’s great outdoors here.

Riding on the success of the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge last year, the first UCI Asia Tour Class 1.1 Road Race in Hong Kong, the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon has invited even more top cycling teams to compete in Hong Kong this year.

As the final race of the Hammer Series which kicked off in Europe in May, Hammer Hong Kong will see at least 10 UCI WorldTour cycling teams competing in the city, with Victoria Harbour as the backdrop.

For more details, please click here.

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