General


Question 1: What type of race is this and what is the distance?

Answer:
  • Elite, Individual and Fun Climb - Type A: Participants will start on Level 1 of Two IFC, and finish at Level 57 of the building, climbing 1,460 steps and 254 metres. For Fun Climb – Type A, no ranking, with only finish time for reference.
  • Fun Climb - Type B: A shorter version, climbing a total of 16 floors from Level 1 to Level 19, to encourage youth runners aged between 10-17 years old to participate. No ranking, with only finish time for reference.
  • Fun Climb - Type C: A shorter version, climbing a total of 16 floors from Level 1 to Level 19, to encourage runners to pair up as a team. No ranking, with only finish time for reference.
  • Team/ Corporate Relay: In four members relay teams, participants will start on Level 1 of Two Shanghai IFC with three relay points to the finish on Level 57.


Question 2: What is the weather in October in Shanghai?

Answer: Generally, the temperature in Shanghai in October is between 15 to 22 degrees Celsius with an average humidity of 74%. 


Question 3: Where will the race take place?

Answer: The race will take place at Two Shanghai International Finance Centre (IFC). For more information on the venue here.


Question 4: When will the race take place?

Answer: Sunday, 22 October 2017. 


Question 5: Who can participate in the run?

Answer: The Individual Race, Team/ Corporate Relay Race and Fun Climb – Type A, Type B and Type C are open to the public.



Question 6: What is the minimum age for the run?

Answer:
  • Elite, Individual, Team/ Corporate Relay and Fun Climb – Type A & Type C races: The minimum age requirement is 18 on race day.
  • Fun Climb - Type B: The minimum age requirement is 10 on race day and each participant aged between 10 to 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult aged 21 or above.
The Event Organizer has the right to verify the ages of participants before, on and after the event.



Question 7: Is this a good race for first-timers?

Answer: Although challenging, this race is achievable for most people and can be completed by walking, but participants who fail to finish at specific times will be asked by race officials to leave the course. We strongly recommend training for this event for first-timers or even if you are an experienced runner but have never done this particular race before.


HONG KONG | SHANGHAI
GENERAL
Question 1: What type of race is this and what is the distance?

Answer:
  • Elite, Individual and Fun Climb - Type A: Participants will start on Level 1 of Two IFC, and finish at Level 57 of the building, climbing 1,460 steps and 254 metres. For Fun Climb – Type A, no ranking, with only finish time for reference.
  • Fun Climb - Type B: A shorter version, climbing a total of 16 floors from Level 1 to Level 19, to encourage youth runners aged between 10-17 years old to participate. No ranking, with only finish time for reference.
  • Fun Climb - Type C: A shorter version, climbing a total of 16 floors from Level 1 to Level 19, to encourage runners to pair up as a team. No ranking, with only finish time for reference.
  • Team/ Corporate Relay: In four members relay teams, participants will start on Level 1 of Two Shanghai IFC with three relay points to the finish on Level 57.



Question 2: What is the weather in October in Shanghai?

Answer: Generally, the temperature in Shanghai in October is between 15 to 22 degrees Celsius with an average humidity of 74%. 


Question 3: Where will the race take place?

Answer: The race will take place at Two Shanghai International Finance Centre (IFC). For more information on the venue here.


Question 4: When will the race take place?

Answer: Sunday, 22 October 2017. 


Question 5: Who can participate in the run?

Answer: The Individual Race, Team/ Corporate Relay Race and Fun Climb – Type A, Type B and Type C are open to the public.



Question 6: What is the minimum age for the run?

Answer:
  • Elite, Individual, Team/ Corporate Relay and Fun Climb – Type A & Type C races: The minimum age requirement is 18 on race day.
  • Fun Climb - Type B: The minimum age requirement is 10 on race day and each participant aged between 10 to 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult aged 21 or above.
The Event Organizer has the right to verify the ages of participants before, on and after the event.



Question 7: Is this a good race for first-timers?

Answer: Although challenging, this race is achievable for most people and can be completed by walking, but participants who fail to finish at specific times will be asked by race officials to leave the course. We strongly recommend training for this event for first-timers or even if you are an experienced runner but have never done this particular race before.