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THE OXFAM TOWERRUN, which takes place annually at the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Centre – the tallest building in the city – is a fundraising sports event that Oxfam in Macau has organised since 2014; this year marks the event’s fifth anniversary. Participants will take up the challenge of running up 1,298 steps from the ground floor of the tower to the adventure deck on the 61st floor. Oxfam aims to raise funds through this event to support its poverty alleviation and humanitarian relief work worldwide.

The event includes individual and team relay challenges. Upon raising the minimum donation amount, participants can take part in the individual challenge, or join the team relay through their company or organisation. Not only can participants enjoy this exciting challenge, they can also raise funds to help the poor around the world become more self-reliant and improve their livelihoods.

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ABOUT MACAU TOWER

At a height of 338 metres, Macau Tower is the highest landmark in Macau. The adventure deck on the 61st floor and is 233 metres above ground, offering a bird's-eye view of an area of 55 kilometres.

SPECIAL OFFER TO PARTICIPANTS

  • TurboJET round trip ferry tickets 30% off
  • Grand Coloane Resort Superior Garden View Room at special rate HKD$850 (2persons) with breakfast (exclude 15% service charges). ONE way shuttle bus for the runners to Macau Tower in the morning of 28th at FREE.

 

Offers are only available on fixed days for online booking. Please contact Oxfam for details.

5TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

  • Fifth Anniversary T-shirt
  • Fifth Anniversary Commemorative Medal

 

EVENT DETAILS

Date : 28.10.2018 (Sun)

Time: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Venue: Macau Tower (Registration counter on G/F, outdoor plaza)

Enrolment deadline: 28.09.2018 (Fri)

* Runner’s pack distribution date: 19-20.10.2018 (Fri-Sat)

*Please collect your runner’s pack between 19 and 20 October, 2018 (Friday - Saturday, 10am-6pm) at the Macau office (address: Alameda Dr. Carlos d'Assumpção, No.258, Praça Kin Heng Long, 18 Andar F, Macau). Oxfam will contact overseas participants in advance to make arrangements for the collection of the runner’s pack.

CATEGORIES

Oxfam welcomes participants aged 18 or above to take part in the individual or team challenges:

Category

Categories and minimum donation amount

Individual Challenge (Full Race – 61 levels)

MOP/HKD500

Individual Challenge (Half Race – 31 levels)

MOP/HKD500

Team Challenge (Relay for teams of FOUR – 61 levels)

MOP/HKD5,000

To encourage runners to complete the race, AIA (the principal sponsor of the event) will donate an extra HKD100 to Oxfam for each full-race runner who crosses the finish line.

GIFT PACK & AWARDS

The results of the event will be announced on Oxfam in Macau's webpage. Participants who have completed the challenge will receive a gift pack

  • AIA lightweight foldable backpack
  • AIA spray bottle
  • AIA cooling towel
  • AJ Hackett Macau Tower MOP100 cash coupon
  • BCM Bank souvenir
  • Macau Tower dining 10% off coupon
  • Energy bar
  • Vita pack drink

 

 

Champion

1st Runner-up

2nd Runner-up

Individual Best Timing

(For Full & Half Race: Men / Women)

 

TurboJET Premier Grand Class Tickets on HK-Macau Route (1 set of roundtrip tickets)

TurboJET Super Class Tickets on HK-Macau Route

(1 set of roundtrip tickets)

 

TurboJET Economy Class Tickets on HK-Macau Route

(1 set of roundtrip tickets)

SEIKO watch (1 pc for each awardee)

Team Challenge Best Timing

 

TurboJET Premier Grand Class Tickets on HK-Macau Route (4 sets of roundtrip tickets)

TurboJET Super Class Tickets on HK-Macau Route

(4 sets of roundtrip tickets)

 

TurboJET Economy Class Tickets on HK-Macau Route

 (4 sets of roundtrip tickets)

SEIKO watch  (4 pcs for each winning team)

AIA VITALITY

Top Fundraising Award - Individual

Moikit Gene Smart Water Bottle (1 pc for each awardee)

 

AIA VITALITY
Top Fundraising Award - Team  

Moikit Gene Smart Water Bottle (4 pcs for winning team)

 

Online Top Fundraising Award

Grand Coloane Resort Grand Beach View Room including breakfast buffet for 2 persons

TurboJET pioneered Premier Grand Class service to offer a full range of privileges to the Premier Grand passengers including the all-new Premier Plus point to point land transfer services bringing the seamless travel experience to a new level. Please visit TurboJET website for more details.

ENROLMENT METHODS

Submit your enrolment form and donations through the online system. You will receive a confirmation e-mail upon completing the enrolment process.。

Online Enrolment Download application form

You Fund I Run! BE A FUNDRAISER!

Join the event and become a fundraiser. By using the form below or Oxfam's online crowdfunding platform to solicit support from family and friends, you can help raise funds to support poor communities in need.

HOW YOUR DONATIONS HELP

Oxfam Hong Kong is an international independent development and humanitarian organisation dedicated to fighting poverty and inequity worldwide. Oxfam works with the poor and other partners to carry out humanitarian relief, disaster mitigation, community-based development and advocacy work on the local, national and international levels to ensure an effective and sustainable impact.

NOTES

  1. All participants should be 18 or above.
  2. Participants will receive a confirmation email within two weeks upon submitting the enrolment form. Information about the crowdfunding fundraising page will be emailed to participants.
  3. Notes to Runners‘ will be sent to all participants by email before the event which will include information about the event day, including registration time, rundown, free baggage storage service, etc.
  4. Participants should ensure they are physically fit for the event and send the waiver agreement on or before 20 October 2018. The waiver agreement can be downloaded from the event webpage.
  5. Participants must comply with the instructions of the Organiser. If participants refuse to comply, the Organiser reserves the right to disqualify the participant.
  6. The results of the event will be announced on the Oxfam in Macau webpage (http://www.oxfam.org.hk/tc/oxfammacau.aspx).
  7. The event is subject to change without prior notice. The Organiser and its partners reserve the right to make the final decision. In case of any dispute, the decision of the Organiser shall be final and conclusive.
  8. To be eligible for the Top Fundraiser Award, participants must submit all donations to Oxfam in Macau on or before 12 October 2018.
  9. All donations raised through this event should be sent to Oxfam in full.
  10. Participants should provide their/their contact person’s mailing address if receipts are needed.
  11. Donation receipts will be mailed to participants or the contact person within two months after the event.
  12. To reduce administrative costs, an official receipt will only be issued for donations of MOP/HKD100 or above.
  13. Important notice on personal data usage:

 

The personal data collected will be handled confidentially and will be used by Oxfam and its service providers for the purposes of donation administration, receipt issuance and related communications. To connect closely with you and to keep you informed of Oxfam's work against poverty as well as advocacy, development and fundraising progress, Oxfam Hong Kong and its service providers may use your contact information (name, telephone, email and address) for the purposes of communications, fundraising, volunteer recruitment and survey administration.

CONTACT US

Oxfam in Macau - Alameda Dr. Carlos d'Assumpção, No.258, Praça Kin Heng Long, 18 Andar F, Macau

Oxfam Hong Kong - 17/F, China United Centre, 28 Marble Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Tel.: (853) 2875 7560 | (852) 3120 5000 Fax: (853) 2875 7667

Email: towerrun@oxfam.org.hk

Every step you take makes a difference to people living in poverty. JOIN OXFAM TOWERRUN NOW!