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After the Hong Kong Marathon, what Next?
Television and media coverage of Hong Kong’s outdoor sporting events show off the beauty of our city to the world.
The Hong Kong Marathon, Triathlon and the Trailwalker not only draw a growing number of local participants and international athletes but they also promote Hong Kong as an exciting tourist destination.

Feeling fit after the marathon? Get ready for your next challenge in the water!
No, we do not refer to Dragon Boating. The following water-based races started only a few years ago and are already known as leading events in their class, and you can join too.

Watch the videos
To understand why people fly in from around the world to join, and why these water-based events are great tourism ambassadors with some of the best views of Hong Kong, watch the videos:

Sheko Open Water Swimming Challenge - Video

Round the Island Rowing and Outrigger Canoe Races - Video


DETAILED EVENT INFORMATION

Sheko Challenge – Open Water Swimming Challenge, Saturday, 4 July 2009

The 2.2km open water swimming challenge starts at Big Wave Bay and finishes at Rocky Bay, Shek-O. The race is open to all. For more information and signing up go to www.d2adrenaline.com/sheko/ or contact dougwoodring@hotmail.com or d2adrenaline@gmail.com.


The Clean Half – Open Water Relay Race, Saturday, 10 October 2009

The Clean Half is Asia's extreme relay swim event, a 14.5km race from Stanley's Main Beach to Deepwater Bay. For more information visit www.d2adrenaline.com or contact dougwoodring@hotmail.com or d2adrenaline@gmail.com.


Round the Island Outrigger and Rowing Races, Sunday, 22 November 2009

A 43km race in rowing boats and outrigger canoes around Hong Kong Island. For more information on how to participate in the canoe race, contact charlotte.pache@gmail.com or outrigger@rhkyc.org.hk, or join the Hong Kong Outrigger Canoe Club via www.hkocc.com. For participation in rowing, contact offshorerowing@rhkyc.org.hk
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