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

July 11, 2019

1. Hong Kong Tag Super League Round 1 

Date: July 13 (Sat) 

Time: 7.30pm-9.00pm 

Venue: King's Park, Yau Ma Tei 

Admission: FREE to spectate 

 

Good news - Hong Kong competitive tag rugby makes its return this Saturday at King's Park! 

 

A variant of touch rugby where removing tags on either side of a player's shorts counts as a tackle, the game favours speed and agility over strength, allowing for guys and girls to compete side-by-side. 

 

Come along and see what it's all about! 

 

2. Castle Peak Road at Nightfall 

Date: July 13 (Sat) 

Time: 2.45pm-7.00pm    

Venue: McDonald's, Peking Road (meetup point) 

Admission: FREE

 

Soak in the sunset, burn some calories and challenge yourself with a 30km run from Tsim Sha Tsui, going, past Castle Peak Road and finishing at Tuen Mun Siu Lun Sports Ground.  

 

You won't be alone in this endeavour, with a group of local runners 屎溝油蛻變市郊遊, a play on words meaning 'excrement mixing with oil transforming into a city tour (it only comes across in Cantonese) leading the way and helping you along. 

 

An easier alternative is available by joining Eastern Jogger on a similar route but with half the distance, starting at Tsuen Wan West MTR Exit D instead. 

 

3. Inner Yoga with Stella (Free Outdoor Class)  

Date: July 14 (Sun)  

Time: 9.00am-10.00am  

Venue: Tamar Park, Admiralty 

Admission: FREE 

 

Hong Kong-based yoga guru Marcel Yoga is hosting his latest free community yoga class (he does plenty of these...) at Tamar Park! 

 

Build a strong foundation through standing postures, backbending, create mobility in the hips, knees, ankles, and improve endurance through forward bending. 

 

Bring a yoga mat, water and a smile and keep an eye out for future events like this - perfect for anyone interested to try out yoga but not fork out a fortune just yet.

 

4. ACRO Intensive with Jessalyn and Glen 

Date: July 13 (Sat) 

Time: 3.00pm-4.30pm/4.45pm-6.15pm  

Venue: Trybe HK, Wong Chuk Hang 

Admission: $500 per session, $950 package for both (Purchase HERE)

 

Ever wanted to give acrobatics a go? 

 

LA-based fitness duo Jessalyn and Glen are in Hong Kong for a limited time to teach you how to pull off dramatic, gravity-defying Cirque du Soleil-style acrobatics! 

 

Grab a partner and hit up TRYBE in Wong Chuk Hang for a fun session or two to build trust, athleticism, balance and strength, with an additional session on Sunday open to those who attend the later slot on Saturday. 

 

5. Casual Football Network 

Date: July 13 (Sat)/July 14 (Sun)  

Time: 6.15pm onwards    

Venue: Happy Valley Recreation Ground 

Admission: $60 (+$20 if you only bring one shirt) - Register HERE

 

Join the most popular, no frills football group in Hong Kong.  

 

If the idea of casual, friendly 'pick-up' matches throughout the week appeal to you, stop asking around for help in Hong Kong Expat and join Casual Football Network (you can also check out our article here). 

 

Be sure to bring a dark and white shirt (or incur a fine of $20) for the sake of ensuring enough numbers on both teams, appropriate footwear for an astro turf (that means no studs) and keep an eye out for other futsal, 8v8, 9v9, 10v10, 11v11 games! 

 

 

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