1.Which distance suits me better?

Three distances, 50km, 25km and 10km, are available to choose from. The distance of 50km and 25km are longer, requiring more physical strength; while the distance of 10km is more suitable for beginners. Hong Kong Trail comprises of both concrete-paved and dirt trails, and some sections have steep up and down slopes. Participants are advised to choose the most suitable routes and finish the distance in sections, according to their experience and physical fitness. For more details, please refer to Routes.

2.What is the difference between Team and Green Team? Which category is suitable for me and my young children?

No. of members per team: Team: 3-4; Green Team: 2-4;
Minimum donation: Team takes individual as a unit whereas;
                               Green Team takes the whole team as a unit;
Age limit: All members in a Team must be aged 18 or above, whereas;
               Green Team must have at least one member aged under 18 and one member aged 18 or above.
If you plan to hike with your young children, you might enroll in Green Team.

3.Can I continue to raise money after submitting the minimum donation?

Yes. Participants can donate extra sponsorship by posting the donation cheque to us (payable to Green Power Ltd.) before 29 February 2024.

4.Will I receive a tax-deductible receipt for my donation?

Tax-deductible receipts will only be issued to those upon request, with donations of HK$100 or over. Please fill in the sponsorship form if tax-deductible receipts are needed.

5. How should I prepare for the Green Power Hike?

We recommend participants to carry out pre-trip, in order to become familiar with the trail, as well as try on the gear before the event. Night walk practice is strongly advised, and participants should train their body strength, as well as endurance in accordance to their health condition. Furthermore, participants should prepare suitable equipment before the event, and read the information under emergency and injury relief section. For details, please refer to Route.

6. Will the Organiser purchase insurance for the event and participants?

The Organizer has purchased Public Liability Insurance and Group Personal Accident Insurance for the event. Participants may purchase accident / casualty insurance and property insurance on their own as necessary. Participants are advised to understand their physical conditions before enrolling in the event. If you have any doubts on your health, please consult your doctor as soon as possible. Participants are responsible for their own risks and liabilities.

7. How can I confirm whether my application is successful or not?

Applicants can visit Enrollment Status 7 days after enrollment and donation submission. Successful registered participants can also view their participant information and starting time on this page.

8. How can I confirm whether my registration on waiting list is successful or not?

We will inform the applicants on the waiting list according to the priority of their dates of registration to fill the vacant quota released by participants who have withdrawn from the hike. An email about the registration status will be sent to the applicants on or before 15 December 2023.

9.When will the results be announced?

All results will be announced on Green Power Hike website on 15 January 2024 (6:00pm).

10. Can I collect my number cloth and other event materials on the event day?

No. Participants must collect number cloth and other event materials during the Material Collection Days. For details, please refer to Material Collection (Coming soon).

11. Is my donation refundable if I find out that I cannot participate in the event after my application?

No. All donations are non-refundable after successful enrollment. Participant replacement is recommended in such case by submitting participant replacement application on or before 27 December 2023 (6:00pm). For details, please refer to Participant Replacement.

12. I am participating in a team, if some of my team members cannot participate on the event day or fail to complete the hike within the time limit, how will my result be interpreted?

If any member of a team cannot participate in the event or fail to complete the hike within the time limit, there will be no official time record and ranking for the team. However, the individual finishing time of other team members who can complete the hike within the time limit will be recorded, and the team members will receive individual certificate but no ranking will be provided.

13. Do I need to report to the organizer when I arrive at the start point?

No, but participants are required to arrive at the kick-off venue on time and wear the number cloth correctly.