ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT
HUNGER RUN 2021

 

 

To celebrate the “WORLD FOOD DAY”, the 7th annual charity running event “HUNGER RUN”, organized by social enterprise FOODSPORT will be going virtual, to recruit runners to Run For Hunger in early October 2021.

Over the past year, everyone’s lives have been affected due to the pandemic. The reduction in social interaction and lack of exercise have affected personal physical and mental health. To project the positive energy and motivate HongKongers to become more active, FOODSPORT and the event Title Sponsor "ON-YASAI" will be co-organizing the first Hot Pot themed charity running event in Hong Kong named "ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021", encouraging runners to run more, to eat more and to donate more calories (food) to support our charity partner "Feeding Hong Kong”.

Regardless of the location, time and distance, runners can run anytime anywhere during the campaign period to redeem different delicious Hot Pot dishes as reward at certain distance. The more you run, the more food you will be rewarded.

 

Beside all burnt calories from the event will be converted into the equivalent amount of calories worth of food for donation to our charity partner, the proceeds of the event, after deduction of the event operating and food purchasing for donation costs, will also go to "Food Assistance Program" and "FOODSPORT Community Sport Program", support FOODSPORT to sustain and expand it's community calorie drive programs in Hong Kong.

 
LATEST NEWS

25/11/2021

“ON-YASAI X FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021” Food Donation Volunteering Service

 

On 24h November 2021, FOODSPORT successfully delivered 1,444,911kcals worth of food (Which is equivalent to 4 tones of food) to our beneficiary Feeding Hong Kong, where our volunteers worked together to help and pack 400 food boxes for Feeding Hong Kong’s distribution to those in need in Hong Kong.

 

Once again, many special thanks to our Title Sponsor ON-YASAI, other sponsors, supporting organizations, all runners and volunteers for your participation and kind support. We look forward to seeing you again at HUNGER RUN in 2022.

Volunteering service highlights

Event Acknowledgement & Credits

10/11/2021

“ON-YASAI X FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021” Finisher E-Certificates are now available for download

 

An e-certificate download link has been emailed to all finishers where you can download your e-certificate directly online. Beside the distance and finishing time etc., the finisher certificate also shows the total calories donated by the runner as well, to recognize your contribution .

Should you have not yet receive our email, please email us directly at foodsport@symbol-of.com to arrange resend.

12/10/2021

“ON-YASAI X FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021” Extending Virtual Run Period Notification

 

Due to the recent unstable weather conditions, in consideration of the safety of the participants, FOODSPORT has decided to extend the virtual run period for ONE (1) more week, enabling runners to submit their virtual running records NO LATER than 24th October 2021 (23:59 HKT). Those who competes and meet the requirements will be rewarded a Finisher medal and designated gifts.

 

The Organizer WILL NOT accept any late submissions. Good run to those who have yet to complete their run and submit record.

04/10/2021

ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021 has already began!

A Reminder of HUNGER RUN (Virtual) email has been sent to all runners with a "Virtual Runner's Guide" and your personal "Virtual Hunger Run Portal" URL for your  reference.

Should you have not yet receive our email, please email us directly at foodsport@symbol-of.com to arrange resend.

30/07/2021

ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021 is back!!

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 "On-Yasai" the event Title Sponsor, has always been striving to fulfill it's corporate social responsibility in giving back to the society in their daily operations and promote the importance of exercise.

The brand "On-Yasai" represents the warmth or the food and the the services that they provide to all customers. "On-Yasai” offers the best quality ingredients from all over the world, including Japanese Wagyu beef, Kumamoto Pork together with Japanese imported vegetables as well as special soup bases for customers to enjoy the plentiful Shabu Shabu experience.

Shop Locations

- Shop 37A, LCX, 3/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, T.S.T.

- Shop 29, LG1, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong

- The whole of 4/F, Plaza 2000, C.W.B.

- Shop 309, 3/F, Phase 1 Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing

Visit their website

 
EVENT INFO

Organizer : 

Title Sponsor :

 

Beneficiary : 

Quotas :

Categories : 

FOODSPORT

On-Yasai

 

Feeding Hong Kong

4,000 pax

(Limited quotas, first come first served)

Light Eater (Individual)

Big Eater (Individual)

Group Feast (Team)

- $180 / head

$180 / head

$720 / team

 
IMPORTANT DATES

Enrollment Date:

Virtual Run Period:

Finisher Gifts Distribution :

Food Donation Volunteer Service:

18 August 2021 (12:00 HKT) - 

24 September 2021 (12:00 HKT)

4 October 2021 (00:00 HKT) - 

17 October 2021 (23:59 HKT)

5 - 7 November 2021

Location:TBC

Time:TBC

Mid November 2021

More details will be announced

 

 
HOW TO PLAY

Regardless of the location and time where you start your run, participants are required use any type of mobile applications or activity tracker to track and complete your run "IN ONE SINGLE ATTEMPT" within the event virtual run period (4 October 2021 00:00 HKT - 17 October 2021 23:59 HKT), and submit your running record to the "Virtual Record Submission Portal" to complete the run and redeem your finisher gifts#.

Participants who reached a specific distance level within the time limit will be given a finisher medal and additional delicious Hot Pot Dish(es) as bonus rewards. The further you run, the more hot pot food* will be rewarded.

# All records (photos) must clearly show the running distance, time and Calories for Organizer to review; otherwise the entry may be disqualified.

* Should the participant unable to reach and complete the set distance level(s) within the time limit, the Organizer will only accept the completed distance level(s).

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*Team Captain must be 18 years old or above

 
OTHER AWARDS

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ONLINE REGISTRATION

 

 

 

Please read the Rules and Regulations and collect the following information from you and your team members before registration.

Individual:

Team:

 

Team Members:

Payments:

English Full Name, HKID/passport No., Contact No., Gender, Date of Birth and Email, Address

 

-  Each team must assign a team leader for team registration and communication.

- Each team must provide a Chinese or English team name (Foul language, indecent or offensive content will not be accepted)

 

English Full Name, HKID/passport No., Contact No., Gender, Date of Birth and Email, Address

 

Please prepare credit card information (Accept MASTER and VISA ONLY) for payment

Once the enrollment is completed, participants will receive a "Confirmation Email" to verify the registration immediately. Please check the registered info carefully. For any necessary update of the info, please contact FOODSPORT immediately at by email. If participants do not receive any confirmation email 3 days after the enrollment forms are submitted, please email foodsport@symbol-of.com to resend.

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SPONSORS

Whether you are a start-up business or a large enterprises,「ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021」offers various sales and marketing opportunities via online digital, social media, branded content and on-site activation, providing you with an one-stop solution to explore business opportunities, promote and enhance your brand image to your target audience.

Click the button below to email us to receive detailed information about becoming a vendor, sponsor or partner with us.

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ABOUT US

FOODSPORT is a self-sustaining Social Innovation Social Enterprise of Symbol of Alliance. By combining FOOD with SPORT, FOODSPORT aims to encourage the community to participate in sports programs which, at the same time, raise food for the needed ones to develop a healthy and sustainable society.

 

FOODSPORT organizes regular Community Sports events and activities for public to join, to create a platform to encourage the public build a healthy living, where licensed dietitian will calculate the total calories burnt from participants and convert it into the equivalent amount of calories worth of food for donation to local charities and under-privileged groups in Hong Kong.

EXERCISE FOR HUNGER,

BE A CALORIE DONOR~

 

If you are interested to learn more or join our upcoming community sport activities, please visit our Facebook Page and stay tuned with our actions!

 

Official Website

Facebook

Instagram

Linkedin

 

BENEFICIARY

The mission of Feeding Hong Kong is to fight hunger in the city and reduce the amount of quality food being sent to the landfills. Each day, the agency collect high quality food that would otherwise be thrown away, sort and store it, and then redistribute it to a network of welfare organisations, who in turn feed thousands of people in need. Feeding Hong Kong also works to raise awareness about poverty and food insecurity in Hong Kong and promote healthy eating and nutritional education to the most vulnerable groups in the community.

 

Feeding Hong Kong is an accredited member of the Global Food Banking Network, an international organisation dedicated to creating and strengthening food banks and national food bank networks.

 

Official Website

Facebook Page

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FAQ

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Why is the company called FOODSPORT?

FOODSPORT is a Social Enterprise that combines FOOD with SPORT. FOODSPORT aims to encourage the community to participate in sports which, at the same time, raise food for the needed ones to develop a healthy and sustainable society.

Is FOODSPORT a Hong Kong registered charitable organization?

FOODSPORT is not a registered charity under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance. FOODSPORT is a self-sustaining social innovation project of a Social Enterprise "Symbol Of Alliance".  We insist in operating the organization as a Company Limited registry, to fulfill the responsibility of operating a business oriented social enterprise, sustaining and develop out business and at the same time, serving the community. All of our beneficiaries are charitable organizations under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance, to ensure the food and financial donations are for charity purpose.

Why the event name is called "HUNGER RUN"?

The event name was chosen to deliver the true meaning and the purpose of the event, which is to address hunger and raise public awareness on poverty and hunger through running. In addition, we would like to create an unforgettable running experience for runners, families and friends to participate. Thus, taking this opportunity to create more synergy among the government bodies, corporates and social organizations, joint hands to celebrate and promote healthy living through sport.

What is the difference in between HUNGER RUN and the other charitable running events?

"HUNGER RUN" is the first and the only "Calorie drive" charity running event organize by FOODSPORT in Hong Kong (We raise calories, not funds). Every runner will have the chance to make a difference to our community by donating their burned calories to the people in need in Hong Kong, exercise for a good cause.

Is "ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021" a Competition? Any prizes entitled to the fastest runners?

ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021 is NOT a competition, NO ranking award is available. Due to the globe pandemic, ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021 will be going "virtual" to encourage everyone to run without limits in order to raise public awareness of Hong Kong's community health, poverty and hunger issues! Those who successfully complete the run within the set time limit and distance will be awarded a Finisher Medal and Hot Pot dish(es).

Where will the proceeds from ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021 goes to?

The proceeds of the event, after deduction of the event operating and food purchasing for donation costs , will go to "Food Assistance" and "Community Sport Development" programs , enables FOODSPORT to sustain and expand our community calorie drive programs in Hong Kong. ​​

 

If you wish to give more to support our beneficiary, please do feel free to give donation to the beneficiary directly.

 

 

 

CALORIE DONATION

Why FOODSPORT raises "Calories" and not "Funds"?

We believe doing good and positive things is beyond the value of money. We are creating a new concept of charity and volunteering work by engaging the public to do sport for the good of our community. Every drop of sweat, every bit of energy that you burnt will be converted into a nutrition meal / food for a person with needs, to address hunger in Hong Kong.

How to calculate and convert calories into food?

Participants are required to use any kind of mobile application or activity tracker to track and record your running distance, time and calorie loss. According to your submitted record, we will convert your loss calories into food units for donation to the under-privileged groups in Hong Kong.

 

FOODSPORT's Nutrition Advisers will choose the select and donate the food that is the most suitable for the beneficiaries.

Where does the donated food comes from?

The donated food is sponsored by corporate sponsorship and individuals (Registration fees). FOODSPORT will be donating the the exact amount (or more) of food, equivalent to the amount of burnt calories, to our beneficiary at the post event food donation volunteer event.

When and how the raised food be delivered to the beneficiary?

FOODSPORT will be organizing a food donation volunteer event in mid November 2021, to deliver all raised food from "ON-YASAI x FOODSPORT HUNGER RUN 2021" directly to our beneficiary. Event details will be announced soon, please stay tuned for more updates and registration.

 

 

 

REGISTRATION & ACCEPTANCE

When and how the raised food be delivered to the beneficiary?

This event accepts online registration and payment ONLY. Once the enrollment and payment are completed, participants will receive a "Confirmation Email" to verify the registration immediately. Please check the registered info carefully and please contact FOODSPORT immediately if any info needs to be updated/revised. Should you have not yet receive any confirmation email 3 days after your online registration, please email us (foodsport@symbol-of.com) to resend. 

 

The email may be marked as spam, please check your spam or junk mail box. Please contact FOODSPORT directly to resend.

Is there any age limit to join the event?

Light Eater (Individual) - For 6 years old or above

Big Eater (Individual) - For 16 years old or above

Group Feast (Team) - For 6 years old or above (Team Captain must be 18 years old or above)

Can I change the race category or team members after my registration?

Once registration is completed, there will be no refund, cancellation and transfer of race category or team members will be accepted.

Can I sign up for multiple events?

As long as the participants meet the requirements of the category, you are welcome to consecutively sign up for multiple events (Not under the same category).

What are the difference between Light Eater, Big Eater and Group Feast categories?

Light Eater and Big Eater both are individual run categories. Participants are required to complete the run IN ONE SINGLE ATTEMPT, and submit the record to the "Virtual Record Submission Portal" to complete the run and redeem your finisher gift(s).

Group Feast is a team run category. All team members are required to complete an accumulate of 20km (All participants are required to complete their run IN ONE SINGLE ATTEMPT; A minimum of 2km are required to complete by each team member), and submit the record to the "Virtual Record Submission Portal" to complete the run and redeem your finisher gift(s).

Are the enrollment fees tax-deductible?

This is not a fund raising event, therefore, all enrollment fees is NOT tax-deductible. The proceeds of the event, after deduction of the event operating costs and the cost of food purchasing for donation, will go to "FOODSPORT Community Sport Development" & "Food Assistance" programs, enables FOODSPORT to continue to sustain and expand our community programs in Hong Kong.

May I join the event if I am at oversea?

Yes you may. Regardless of the location and time where you start your run, participants can join the event as long as it is completed and submit the running record within the event period (4 October 2021 12:00am HKT - 17 October 2021 11:59pm HKT).

Why do I need to provide my personal information for registration?

In compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, FOODSPORT is committed to safeguarding web users' personal information in respect of its collection, use, retention, security, transfer and access. Personal data should be collected by lawful and fair means and can only be used for lawful purposes directly related to the charity functions and other activities of FOODSPORT. All reasonably practicable steps shall be taken to ensure that personal data collected and retained are accurate and protected against unauthorized or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use. No personal data shall be disclosed to other organizations or individuals without prior consent of the web users. Only authorized staff of FOODSPORT, who are well trained in proper handling of personal information, are permitted to access such information.

 

FOODSPORT reserves the right to use the photos of the event for future promotion. Your personal data will be used for the purposes related to the participation in different programs and activities, the issuance of receipts, collecting user feedback, conducting analyses, and any other initiatives in relation to the aims and objectives of the organization. You have the right to request access to and correction of your personal data. For inquiry or updating your personal data, please contact us at foodsport@symbol-of.com.

We may send any news and information related to the FOODSPORT and its service units to you using the contact information you have provided.

Should the event is forced to cancel, will the registration fees be refunded?

The Organizer reserves the right to postpone, cancel or cut short the event if any of the following situation occurs. Registration fees will not be refunded.

a) Adverse weather conditions

b) Landslides, rock falls or hill fires along the course

c) Protests or blockage along the course

d) Force majeure i.e. due to occurrence of incidents that are beyond the control of the organizer and which renders it impossible, unsafe or impractical to hold the event. A force majeure event shall include, but is not limited to, act of God, war, hostilities, invasion, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, riot, commotion, strikes, go-slows, lock outs or disorder, outbreak of disease, acts or threats of terrorism.

The Organizer reserves the right of final decision of the event. Any changes or contingent measures for the event announced by the organizer and posted on the Organizer’s web page shall prevail. Please see the event Terms & Conditions for more information.

 

 

 

DURING EVENT

Do I need to complete the run at once or by multiple stages?

To all participants from the individual and team categories, all participants MUST complete the run IN ONE SINGLE ATTEMPT.

Will I still be award the Finisher Medal and Hot Pot Dish(es) if I do not complete the run within the event period?

Participants must complete the run and submit the record within the event period in order to receive the Finisher Medal and Hot Pot dish(es) as reward

Do I need to use the Mobile Application / Tracking device that the Organizer recommends?

Participants MUST use any kind of mobile application or activity tracker to track your running “Distance", “Time” and "Calories Loss" for submission for the Organizer's review. Participants must ensure that all submissions are true and accurate. FOODSPORT reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any submissions in the event of any false submissions and delay.

 

Please see below for our suggested APPs for your consideration.

> Strava

> Nike Run Club

> Garmin Connect

> COROS

> Suunto

> Zepp 

> RunKeeper

> Runtastic

> Map My Run by Under Armour

> Samsung Health

> Google Fit

> Apple Fitness

> Polar Beat

Can my running records before the start of the event be counted?

We only accept those record that are completed in between the event period (4 October 2021 (12:00am HKT) to 17 October 2021 (11:59pm HKT). Any records that are not within the event period WILL NOT be accepted.

Is there any dress code for the event?

No. Nevertheless, all participants are encouraged to take photos before and after the run, and share the photo(s) at your social media hashtag #FOODSPORT #HUNGERRUN to raise public awareness on Hong Kong community's health, poverty and hunger issues.

 

 

 

POST EVENT

How and when will I receive the Finisher Medal and Hot Pot Dish(es)?

Participants must complete the run and submit the records within the event period in order to receive the Finisher gifts. All Finisher Gifts will be available for collection from 5- 7 November 2021. Participants may collect the gifts personally or authorized a third party to collect for you or select postal service. More details on the collection arrangement will be emailed to all completed participants by mid October.

Only those participants whom complete the run and submit the record successfully will receive the Finisher gifts.

Is there postal service available for Finisher Gifts delivery?

Participants may choose to collect the Finisher Gifts #By Local Post during the submission of the running record at the "Virtual Record Submission Portal". Participants are required to provide the Receiver name, address, contact number and complete the postal surcharge* if postal service is selected. All Finisher Gifts will be sent to post in between 10 - 17 November 2021.

#All Finisher Gifts ARE NOT sent by SF Express!! Participants are recommended to register the company / residence address as the receiving address!

*Once the payment for the postal service is completed, the fee will not be refunded.

How do oversea participants collect their Finisher Medal and Hot Pot Dish(es)?

Oversea participants may choose to collect the Finisher Gifts By Oversea Post during the submission of the running record at the "Virtual Record Submission Portal". Participants are required to provide the oversea Receiver name, oversea address, oversea contact number if oversea postal service is selected. Once we have receive your oversea post request, our staff will email you to confirm the oversea postal fees and payment methods (Accept MASTER and VISA ONLY) for your further process.

Are all Hot Pot Dish(es) for Group Feast Run Category are one person portion sized?

Correct. All Hot Pot Dish(es) are one person portion sized. Participants may choose to pay extra to upgrade / order more dishes at the site.

Where can I use the redemption voucher?

The redemption voucher can only be used for dine-in at all ON-YASAI restaurants in Hong Kong. Please visit https://onyasai.com.hk for locations of the restaurants. Take away and online ordering is not accepted.

Any additional cost required when using the redemption voucher?

The redemption voucher DOES NOT include any extra order / upgrades and 10% service charge.

Is there a Valid date to redeem the Hot Pot Dish(es)?

Participants are required to redeem the Hot Pot Dish(es) within 6 months of valid date (Starting from 5th November 2021). Any delay will not be accepted. Please see the Terms & Condition for Hot Pot Dish(es) redemption on the redemption voucher for more information.

 

CONTACT US

Symbol Of Alliance Limited (FOODSPORT)

Tel         :(852) 5243 0520 / (852) 3611 0334

Fax        :(852) 2155 3170

Email    :foodsport@symbol-of.com

Address:Rm U, 8/F., Phase 1, Kwun Tong Ind. Ctr, 472-484 Kwun Tong Rd,

                  Kwun Tong, Kln, H.K

Opening Hours︰1000 - 1800

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