In 2000, Sowers Action organized the first “Challenging 12 Hours”, a charity marathon event with an aim to promoting education in rural regions. Since then, it has become one of the biggest annual trail events in Hong Kong.
Over 41,000 participants have took part in this event in the past 24 years, and the total fund raised was over HK$53 million. In the virtual run last year, there were over 323 participants raising over HK$220,000 as education donation.
Experience the hardships of students who need to walk long distances to school
Raise fund for Sowers Action projects for improving education and welfare for orphans and underprivileged children
Encourage public to do more exercise and enjoy the country parks of Hong Kong.
Provide a volunteer service platform for public to share happiness and contribute to the community.
October 29, 2023
Hong Kong Low-income family and other projects
2022 Challenging 12 Hours (Virtual Run) Donations Distribution
2022 total: HK$223,170.00
2021 Challenging 12 Hours (Virtual Run) Donations Distribution
2021 total: HK$270,000.00
2020 Challenging 12 Hours (Virtual Run) Donations Distribution
2020 total: HK$1,001,836.00
2019 Challenging 12 Hours Donations Distribution
Funding for total of 1629 students, including
-1,529 high school student school fee sponsorship
-100 needy students with good grades with full school fee sponsorship and extra-curricular activities