RunOurCity

NAME

RunOurCity

NEW URBAN

Wellness City

YEAR ESTABLISHED

2020

TYPE

Portfolio Venture

Empowering youths and connecting the community through street-running

OVERVIEW

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’s ROLE

SVhk supported the idea inception of ROC and provides network referral support

HIGHLIGHTS / PARTNERSHIPS

– 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: Youth ROC is an 8-week street-running program to train youths to achieve their goals, improve their health, develop a “can-do” attitude, expand their social circle and understand more about their communities

IMPACT

學校參加了街跑5年有多,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。 饒老師 港九街坊婦女會孫方中書院

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