Action Asia Events Presents CBRE Lantau 2 Peaks
Season opener Trail Running Race in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, [August 9, 2023] - Action Asia Events is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated CBRE Lantau 2 Peaks in association with OCA will take place on October 8, 2023 (Sunday). This race marks the first opening of the trail running season after the end of the Covid-19. The exhilarating off-road event will lead participants to conquer the peaks of Lantau Island, providing outdoor enthusiasts and athletes with a unique and unforgettable experience.
The CBRE Lantau 2 Peaks has always been one of Hong Kong's most challenging and exciting trail running races. Participants will simultaneously climb the second and third highest peaks in Hong Kong, Lantau Peak and Sunset Peak, guiding them through the magnificent mountains and picturesque landscapes of Lantau Island, testing their physical limits. Whether professional athletes or amateur enthusiasts, this race provides a stage for showcasing their courage and perseverance. Fernette Casipit, a participant in the trail run said, "My friends are very passionate about trail running and see it as a challenge. Inspired by them, I feel that trail running will be my new adventure, helping me improve my overall fitness."
The event offers two different difficulty levels of routes with a 23km and 15km option. Climbing to the summit of Lantau Peak, the second highest peak in Hong Kong, is a breathtaking hike within the city.
Action Asia Events has always been committed to organizing high-quality and challenging sports events, and the CBRE Lantau 2 Peaks perfectly embodies this commitment.
Tom Gaffney, Regional Managing Director of CBRE Hong Kong, is thrilled to support yet another CBRE Lantau 2 Peaks race. “Our long-term partnership with Action Asia Events reflects our commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle among our colleagues and friends of CBRE.”
Michael Maddess, Race Director, believes that as a leading sports event planning company in Hong Kong, Action Asia Events deeply believes in the impact of sports on mind and body and hopes to inspire and motivate more people to participate in sports and challenge themselves through this race.
Experienced participant Louis Montfort states, "I am proud to participate in these races together with my wife Laetitia Montfort (@Womanbeyondmom), who will join the 15-kilometer race. She performs exceptionally well and has brought home trophies. She is someone to look up to in the race and serves as my inspiration. Her motto is to focus on taking one step at a time and to run faster."
As autumn begins, signaling the arrival of a favorable season for running, the CBRE Lantau 2 Peaks serves as the inaugural race of the season. Action Asia Events hopes that participants can embark on an unforgettable outdoor adventure, pushing their limits amidst the captivating natural landscapes of Hong Kong, taking a fresh breath from the past three years of the pandemic and experiencing the return to normalcy.
Ms. Hong, who started trail running with her husband, adds, "I have always participated in trail running races to keep myself physically fit and healthy. Moreover, I enjoy relaxing my mind and body during holidays, and races allow me to experience the joy of running and an opportunity to appreciate the natural environment."
Ms. Huang, a participant, mentions that her primary motivation for joining the race is the scenic route. She says, "It's a great opportunity to challenge myself while enjoying such unique scenery." She also expresses that the beauty of the surroundings acts as a significant driving force for her.
Furthermore, a special thanks to the support of CBRE, making this race possible. CBRE's support enables us to organize such a memorable event. We are also grateful to our partners, including our silver sponsor OCA and supporting partners including Royale International, Action X Store, Watsons Water, Del Monte, C3fit, ITRA International League, St John, Around DB, Life on Lantau, Fitz, New Life Plastics, and Ocean Recovery Alliance, for helping us organize this significant event.
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About Action Asia Events:
Action Asia Events is the organizer of spectacular, extraordinary remote marathons for adventure travel seekers & trail running enthusiasts that inspire and push the boundaries of participants.Having organized over 290 events over the past 23 years Action Asia Events constantly keeps inspiring and pushes the boundaries of adventure travel, ultra-marathon and team building. Responsibilities range from designing courses, selection of the venue, dates and race format to raising the funds essential to run the race as well as liaising with NGO’s and non-profits for fund raising activities related to environment, education and health.