Empowering youths and connecting the community through street-running
RunOurCity (“ROC”) believes running can transform lives. Through themed running events, RunOurCity inspires and challenges teenagers to achieve their goals, and nurture fun and compassionate running culture in Hong Kong. RunOurCity builds social impact and business sustainability through street-running programs and running events.
SVhk supported the idea inception of ROC and provides network referral support
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Driving a city-wide wellness movement
ROC curates innovative races from fun runs to challenging trail races for local elites all-year round sponsored by companies across sectors to collectively promote a city-wide wellness movement. Signature events includes Totem Run, Geo Hero Run and Streetathons
Empowering youth to overcome personal limits
8 sessions of fun-oriented training aims develop teenager’s interest in long-distance race and Improve the physical strength, mobility and balance control of teenagers. The spirit of marathon enhance self-confidence and expand the social network. Through ‘Youth.One’, the participants can develop strong public awareness and contribute to society. It helps to spread positive energy to the community. After finishing the program, the participants can finish the 10km long-distance race.
(中文) 「學校參加了街跑5年多，見證不少學生的成長，由足不出戶的到跑遍港九新界，由機不離手的到日跑夜跑，街跑的訓練帶給了青少年更健康的成長體驗。 與此同時，也帶給了我不少反思。回顧以往的訓練也許過於著眼於時間的突破，忽略了跑步本質上所帶給我們的喜悅感。如今透過街跑的訓練，正好填補過往的不足，讓學生們更喜愛跑步，更有動力去突破自己。」