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Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon

Bike fever has swept Hong Kong and the city is celebrating all things cycling with the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon. A mix of amateur and professional races and rides, the third edition of the mega sports event will have improved routes and more participants, especially international professional cyclists. You can choose to push yourself to the utmost or enjoy the city’s scenery on long rides, and cheer on competitive cyclists from around the world. Check out all the happenings here and get on your bike in Hong Kong!

 Info
Date:
8 October 2017 (Sunday)
Time*:
5:30–8am50 km Ride
8:15–10am30 km Ride
9:15–10:30amFamily Fun Ride
10:40–11:30amKids & Youth Rides
11:40–11:55amCEO Charity & Celebrity Ride
12:15–12:40pmMen’s Open Race
12:45–1:15pmWomen’s Open Race
1:20–1:50pmTeam Time Trial (HKSAR 20th Anniversary Trophy)
2:10–5pmSun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge
Hotline:
+852 2110 9008 (10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays)
Enquiry Email:
hongkongcyclothon@hktb.com

Special traffic arrangements: Please take note of 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, Team Time Trial, Men’s Open Race, Women’s Open Race and Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge:

  • Both sides of Salisbury Road near Tsim Sha Tsui promenade
  • Along Mody Road near UC Centenary Garden in Tsim Sha Tsui East

Start and finish of the 50 km Ride and 30 km Ride:

  • Both sides of Salisbury Road near Tsim Sha Tsui promenade and 1881 Heritage
How to Participate
  • Registration is now closed.
  • All registrants for 50 km Ride, 50 km Team Ride, 30 km Ride and Kids & Youth Rides are required to attend a cycling technique assessment scheduled in September 2017. Click here for details. 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, those with membership or a license of other cycling associations, finishers of corresponding rides of the 2016 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon and experienced cyclists who are able to provide valid proof of their skill level. In case of any dispute, the organiser has the right to the final decision.
  • Please read the Notice to Participants and Terms and Conditions.
  • See answers to some frequently asked questions here: FAQ

In support of:
HKSAR 20th Anniversary

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.

Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge, Men’s and Women’s Open Races, Team Time Trial

One of the most eye-catching cycling events of Asia, the Criterium will be a showcase of global cycling talents. The race is divided into four parts: the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge, which invites professional cyclists from around the world to compete on a closed-circuit course in Hong Kong’s downtown; the Men’s and Women’s Open Races; and the Team Time Trial, the winner of which will be awarded the HKSAR 20th Anniversary Trophy.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge (Invited professional cyclists only) / 100
Men’s Open Race (16–70 years old) / 150
Women’s Open Race (16–70 years old) / 50
Team Time Trial (18–70 years old) / 6–9 persons per team, maximum 10 teams
Enrolment Fee*:
Men’s and Women’s Open Races HK$400 (includes donation of HK$100 to designated charity)
Team Time Trial HK$3,300 (includes donation of HK$600 to designated charity)
Route:
5.15 km closed circuit route with multiple laps along Salisbury Road, Mody Road, Science Museum Road and Hung Hom Bypass in Tsim Sha Tsui East.
Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Challenge (20 laps)
Men’s Open Race (2 laps)
Women’s Open Race (2 laps)
Team Time Trial (2 laps)

Download Route Map

50 km Ride

Open to both professional and experienced amateur cyclists registering as individuals or teams with five to 10 persons each, 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) / 2,600
Enrolment Fee*:
Individual HK$650 (includes donation of HK$100 to designated charity)
Team HK$15,000 (includes donation of HK$5,000 to designated charity)
Route:
The route runs from Tsim Sha Tsui to Ma Wan via Cheung Tsing Tunnel and Tsing Ma Bridge, then passes over Ting Kau Bridge before proceeding towards Sha Tin via Nam Wan Tunnel, Stonecutters Bridge and Eagle’s Nest Tunnel, and returning to Tsim Sha Tsui.

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30 km Ride

Cyclists can also try out this scenic route between Tsim Sha Tsui and Tsing Yi.

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Professional and experienced amateur cyclists (16–70 years old) / 1,500
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$330 (includes donation of HK$100 to designated charity)
Route:
The route runs from Tsim Sha Tsui to Tsing Yi via Cheung Tsing Tunnel, and then returns to Tsim Sha Tsui via Nam Wan Tunnel and Stonecutters Bridge.

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CEO Charity and Celebrity Ride

Company bosses and Hong Kong celebrities get on their bikes for charity.

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

Download Route Map

Kids & Youth Rides

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

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
6–10 years old
11–15 years old
(260 persons in total)
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$100 (donated to designated charity)
Route:
1.2 km closed circuit course with multiple laps on Salisbury Road (east bound), Mody Lane and Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

Download Route Map

Family Fun Ride

A great opportunity for families to enjoy the sport of cycling

 Info
Criteria/Quota:
Four-wheel bike: Parents/guardians with one child in a group of 3 (6–70 years old) / 60 families in total
   
Own bike: Parent/guardian with one child in a group of 2 (6–70 years old) / 40 families in total
Enrolment Fee*:
HK$100 (donated to designated charity)
Route:
1.2 km closed circuit course with multiple laps on Salisbury Road (east bound), Mody Lane and Mody Road in Tsim Sha Tsui East

Download Route Map

* 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!