Our pick of 5 Hong Kong sporting events to play or watch!

December 6, 2018


1. Hong Kong Corporate Sevens 

Date: Dec 9 (Sun)

Time: 9.30am-8pm 

Venue: So Kon Po Recreation Ground 

55 Caroline Hill, Causeway Bay 

Admission: FREE


Rugby and charity tend to go hand-in-hand and the Corporate 7s is no exception, with their goal not only to organise a fun family day out and stage an action-packed tournament, but also to raise funds for the Po Leung Kuk Tackling Life Programme- an initiative aimed at helping over 3000 children in building self-esteem, interpersonal skills and grasp of English through the sport.


Speaking of personal development, the Exiles, a touch rugby team comprised of locally-based Filipinas, will also be there looking to build up match experience through the event- a testament to rugby's universal draw. 



2. Hike to Tai O Fishing Village 

Date: Dec 9 (Sun)  

Time: 9.30am-5.30pm 

Venue: Tung Chung 

Admission: FREE (more details upon registering HERE)


If you're new to the city, on the lookout for meet new people and keen to explore the natural scenic side of Hong Kong, look no further than Lani's regular hikes and outdoor events that allow you to do just that pretty much FOC! 

Chances are that you'll be on the waiting list for their 14km hike from Tung Chung to Tai O (one of Hong Kong's few remaining fishing villages) and lunch this Sunday as spots seem to sell like hotcakes, so be sure to keep an eye out for future events like this. 


Should you manage to tag along, remember to bring water and light snacks to keep you going on your travels. 



3. Winston's Seven-a-side Football 

Date: Dec 9 (Sun)

Time: 7am-9am 

Venue: Winston's Coffee

11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town 

Admission: $50, which get you post-match fluids (Gweilo beer) 

Register HERE!


To all the aspiring footballers out there- what better way to get yourself in the mood for this weekend's football fixtures by indulging in a kickabout and a light beer (or coffee if you're counting calories) thereafter? 

This is precisely what you get thanks to the guys at Winston's Coffee located in Kennedy Town- bring as many friends as you can and spread the word! 



4. GreenRace DB Festive Beach Clean 2018

Date: Dec 9 (Sun) 

Time: 9am-12pm

Venue: Discovery Bay 

Shop No. G02, G/F, Block A, Discovery Bay Plaza

Admission: FREE (register HERE)


Looking to spend your time doing something worthwhile, such as doing your part by cleaning up the beaches of Hong Kong?


Good news- The Green Race, a group of avid trail runners committed to enjoying their sport whilst contributing to the wider community and the environment are organising just that this coming Sunday at the idyllic setting that is Discovery Bay.


To sweeten the deal, volunteers stand to receive race credit, a shirt, hoodie and/or free entry to a race (T & Cs apply) in the following year, with a certificate also available upon request.      



5. Charity Yoga x RIL CREED 

Date: 9 Dec (Sun) 

Time: 4pm-5pm 


Shop 7B, 1/F, 11-19 Great George Street

Admission: $200 (book HERE)


Join Rhiann and Johanna on a rejuvenating yoga session on Sunday afternoon at the heart of Causeway Bay for a charitable cause- proceeds from the event go to Women Helping Women Hong Kong (WHWH) and a selected charity each week.  


All you have to do is remember to register via the link provided on Eventbrite, bring your own mats, towels, water and a can-do attitude! 



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