Sowers Action Challenging 12 Hours 2023
- Latest information: please visit the event webpage (https://c12hrs.sowers.hk/)
- Event cancellation: This event will not be postponed but may be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions or other safety concerns. No refund of the application fee or donation will be made.
- Train regularly; familiarize with the competition route.
- Pay attention to your own safety as well as the risks and consequences of strenuous physical exercise; take out suitable insurance if desired.
- Advise your relatives about this competition event.
- Clothing and footwear: comfortable and suitable for hiking and trail running.
- Essential items: bib; mobile phone; water container of 1L or more; sun block; sun hat; torch or headlamp if necessary; hiking stick and a small amount of cash.
- Suggested items: Protective tools to prevent muscle, ligament and joint injury.
- Warm-up and cool down exercises before and after the hike, and during rest breaks.
- Keep hydrated, replenish regularly at check points and water stations.
- Take suitable rest breaks; if you feel unwell, do not force yourself to continue.
- Do not take shortcuts.
- Do not waste water or food
- Adhere strictly to the country park rules and regulations and take care of the countryside; take your rubbish with you.
- Be aware of macaques / monkeys.
- On narrower stretches of the route, please give way to faster participants.
- Do not scramble, or push other participants.
- Maintain a clean and quiet environment to avoid disturbing passers-by and local residents.
A. At 06:00 a.m. on the day of the event：
- Typhoon Signal No. 1 or Amber rainstorm warning: The event will proceed as planned.
- Typhoon Signal No.3 or higher / Red/Black rainstorm warning / Thunderstorm warning: The event will be cancelled and an announcement will be made on the event Facebook page.
B. During the event：
- Light rain / Typhoon Signal No. 1 or Amber rainstorm warning: The event will continue as planned.
- Typhoon Signal No.3 / Red rainstorm warning / Thunderstorm warning: The event will be cancelled and an announcement will be made on the event Facebook page. Participants on course will be notified at check points and water stations.
- Typhoon Signal No.8 / Black rainstorm warning: The event will be terminated immediately and an announcement will be made on the event Facebook page. Participants on course will be notified at check points and water stations.