HKBU School of Business Global Sports Days

Global Sports Days

A. Fun Run (20 February 2024)

The School of Business is thrilled to announce that the HKBU School of Business Fun Run is back! This year, all HKBU students, faculty members and staff are welcome to take part in the event on 20 February 2024 Tuesday at 3:30 PM. It is an excellent opportunity to connect with fellow students, faculty members and staff outside the classroom and engage in a friendly competition. Whether you are a seasoned runner or a beginner, we invite you to participate and make this day a memorable one!

Come and join us to challenge it TOGETHER!

Event Details

Date: 20 February 2024 (Tuesday)

Time: 3:30 PM

Venue: Joint Sports Centre -> Baptist University Road Campus -> Kowloon Tsai Park -> Joint Sports Centre

Distance: Approximately 3.5km. For Team Challenge, three team-challenge games will be included.

Eligibility
  1.  All HKBU students, faculty members and staff are eligible to join
  2. Participants can join the race as a team with a maximum of 2 people or as an individual
  3. Each team must consist of either 2 HKBU students or 1 HKBU student plus 1 HKBU faculty/ staff
  4. Individual Challenge is ONLY open to HKBU business students
Registration Deadline

6 February 2024 Tuesday at 11:59 PM (Hong Kong Time)

Registration Fee

Entry fees are waived for HKBU business students, faculty members and staff, while other HKBU participants are required to pay a non-refundable entry fee of HK$100 (per person).

Fun Run
 

Types of Run Challenges

Team
Team Challenge

A maximum of 2 people per team

Individual Challenge
Individual Challenge

Open to HKBU business students ONLY

 

Grand Prizes

Team
Team Challenge
Award Cash Prize
Gold HK$2,400/ team
Silver HK$2,000/ team
Bronze HK$1,600/ team
Team Diversity Award HK$300/ team (Finishing teams with members of two nationalities)
Individual Challenge
Individual Challenge
Award Cash Prize
Gold HK$900*
Silver HK$700*
Bronze HK$500*

*Cash Prizes will be awarded to winners of each gender

 

 

Finisher Souvenir

Each runner will receive an e-certificate upon completing the race.

Entry Souvenir

A unique event T-shirt will be given to each participant.

The size of the T-shirt is limited, the distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis.
 

Route

Joint Sports Centre, Shaw Campus -> Baptist University Road Campus -> Kowloon Tsai Park -> Joint Sports Centre, Shaw Campus (around 3.5km)

The Fun Run route will take you through scenic locations, including Kowloon Tsai Park, before concluding at the Joint Sports Centre.

For Team Challenge, there will be three exciting games along the way.

 

Rules and Regulations

  1. All HKBU students, faculty members and staff are eligible to join.
  2. HKBU business students can participate in either Team Challenge or Individual Challenge. All other participants can join the Team Challenge ONLY.
  3. HKBU business students/ faculty members/ staff can join the Fun Run for FREE.
  4. HKBU non-business students, faculty members and staff are required to pay a non-refundable entry fee of HK$100 per person. The payment details will be notified in the acknowledgement email.
  5. Participants should submit an online registration form individually by 6 February 2024 Tuesday at 11:59PM. All the information provided by the participant on the registration form must be true and accurate. Otherwise, the registration may be declined.
  6. Registration is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
  7. Race quota is non-transferable.
  8. An event T-shirt with different sizes (small/ medium/ large) will be distributed to each participant on a first-come, first-served basis. Late registration may not get the preferred size.
  9. Upon completing the registration, participants are deemed to have accepted all terms and conditions of the event, the official rules as stipulated and those that may be later introduced by the Event Organiser.
  10. Participants will not be allowed to change the selected Challenge upon completing the registration.
  11. The total distance of the Fun Run is approximately 3.5 kilometers. The Fun Run will start at Joint Sports Centre, Shaw Campus and proceed to Baptist University Road Campus and Kowloon Tsai Park, before finishing at the Joint Sports Centre. For the Team Challenge, all the team members have to complete three team-challenge games during the Run.
  12. Participants must follow the designated route and complete the Run
  13. The Fun Run will begin at 3:30pm on 20 February 2024 Tuesday. Participants should arrive at the starting point at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start time for check-in and warm-up.
  14. Each participant who completes the Fun Run will receive an e-certificate apart from having a chance to get the Gold, Silver and Bronze Prizes, and the Team Diversity Award.
  15. Any form of cheating, unsportsmanlike behaviour, or violation of the rules may result in disqualification.
  16. Every participant needs to be aware that his/ her participation in the Fun Run may be physically demanding and may involve a certain amount of risk. In choosing to participate, every participant acknowledges that he/ she accepts all risks associated with taking part in the Fun Run and that such acceptance is a precondition of his/ her participation.
  17. The Event Organiser will not be held liable for any injuries, accidents, or losses that may occur during the Fun Run.
  18. By taking part, participants agree that any event footage and photos taken may be used by the Event Organiser for marketing purposes during and after the event without prior notification.
  19. All Rules and Regulations are subject to interpretation by the Event Organiser whose decision shall be final.

B. Football Match (23 February 2024)

~Event details to be announced soon~

 

Enquiry

Global Engagement Section

HKBU School of Business

Tel: +852-3411-5241

Email: busd-global@hkbu.edu.hk

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