Rules and Regulations

For All Hikers

  1. Each participant may only take part in one category at each Hike (Team / Individual).
  2. All individual or team entries must submit an enrollment form with correct data; each hiker must agree to, and sign the Disclaimer at the time of submission.
  3. The Organizer will constantly provide update information about the event by email. All hikers are required to provide a valid email address for communication. Failure to do so may result in missing information dispatched by the Organizer.
  4. The Organizer has absolute discretion over the acceptance of enrollments and the ranking of all participants. In case of disputes, decision of the Organizer will be final.
  5. Participants who wish to change their particulars after registration may do so by sending email to hike@hospicecare.org.hk on or before 11 March 2022.
  6. Upon submitting the enrollment form, an applicant agrees to accept all Terms and Conditions and agree to the Rules and Regulations as stipulated, and also to those that maybe later introduced by the Organizer to ensure a smooth operation of the event.
  7. Hikers must ensure that they are physically fit to participate in the event. The Organizer takes no responsibility of participants’ health condition before and after the event.
  8. The Organizer reserves the right to change or alter any part of the hiking routes before and during the race without prior notice to participants in the event of unexpected road conditions or emergency beyond the control of the Organizer.
  9. Results of Net Time of individuals and teams will be announced within 7 days after the event on the event’s website with no separate notifications to individual hikers. Nevertheless, awardees will receive notification of results and invitation to the Award Presentation Ceremony by email after all qualifications for awards are cleared.
  10. Should the event be postponed or cancelled due to adverse weather conditions or circumstances beyond the control of the Organizer, the Organizer shall bear no further responsibility and/or liability thereafter; all donations paid will not be refundable.

For Virtual Hikers

  1. All participants/teams can start registering online for “Hike for Hospice” on 1February 2022. Please complete the hiking trails you may choose upload the results on “Participant Dashboard” during the period from 1 April to 30 April 2022.
  2. No record submitted before the deadline will be considered as incomplete race and will not be given e-certificates and awards.  All kinds of paid donation are non-refundable.
  3. Hiker must complete hiking course in its entirety in single attempt during the event period.
  4. Participants use a mobile application with pedometer function (e.g. TrailWatch, Strava, Garmin, Nike NRC etc.) and record with date, time and distance, then take screenshots of the results and upload to your personal/team account at the FringeBacker website.

Qualifications for Awards

  1. Participants who start the hike before the Gun Time (official starting time) will be disqualified for the Speed Awards.
  2. Participants who do not wear a valid bib, or those who wear a bib but without a complete time check record will be disqualified for the Speed Awards.
  3. A team with less than 4 members completing the hike or anyone without a complete time check record, will be disqualified for the Team Award.
  4. Hikers disqualified for Speed Awards are still qualified for Fundraising Awards.
  5. Awards will only be given to teams or individuals who achieve the minimum fundraising requirement on or before Tuesday, 31 May 2022.

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