Distance Run Competition of Corporate Games 2023 opens for enrolment


     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today (April 24) that the enrolment for the Distance Run Competition of the Corporate Games 2023 will start from today until May 22. Employees of commercial and industrial organisations as well as the public sector are welcome to take part in the Games.
     The Distance Run Competition will be held at main dam of Plover Cove Reservoir, Tai Po (Tai Mei Tuk), on October 8 (Sunday). The distance for the competition is about 7 kilometres. Participants must enrol in the name of an organisation or a government department and shall represent only one organisation throughout the Games. The quotas for Group A (organisations with 300 or more employees in Hong Kong), Group B (organisations with less than 300 employees in Hong Kong) and Group C (government departments) are 500, 100 and 300 respectively. Places will be allocated by balloting if enrolment quotas are exceeded.
     Interested organisations can enrol via the LCSD dedicated website (corporategames.lcsd.gov.hk), or by returning the completed enrolment form to the LCSD by post (Address: Major Events Section, 2/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin) or by fax (2634 0786).
     Meanwhile, the enrolment period of badminton, basketball, futsal, snooker , tennis and 11-a-side soccer competitions has ended. There are remaining quotas for some competition events of athletes, table tennis, tenpin bowling and volleyball. Interested organisations can enrol by post or fax on a first-come, first-served basis until the places are full or the final enrolment deadlines for the respective competitions are reached. For details, please visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/cg/2023/news.html or call 2601 7673 for enquiries.
     The Corporate Games organised by the LCSD is a major multi-sport event for employees of private and public sector organisations. Eleven sports competitions, namely athletics, badminton, basketball, distance run, futsal, snooker, table tennis, tennis, tenpin bowling, volleyball and 11-a-side soccer are held between February and October at various recreation and sports venues throughout Hong Kong.