Hong Kong’s tallest building, the International Commerce Centre (ICC), will be hosting the second edition of the “ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest” event on December 1, 2013. As the name “ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest” already indicates, this event is not only about running but also about charity.

However, professional and amateur runners have been looking forward for this special vertical running event. 2,120 steps wait to be mastered and taken on the way up to the finish line at the Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck. Registration is open to team and individual runners.

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ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest 2013

ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest 2013
(Picture Source: the Macau Grand Prix Committee)

For the first time, the “ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest” will introduce the “Fun Climb” Category to allow family and friends to experience the vertical run atmosphere in a more relaxed way. Rest areas will be available on selected floors where these participants can take a break or catch their breath on their way up to the top floor of the Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck. However, participants at the “Fun Climb” Category should be able to finish the 2,120 steps within a 1.5 hours time limit.

All races start on Level 8 and run-up to the Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck as Finish Point.

Highlight of the “ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest” will be the Championship Ceremony of the 2013 Vertical World Circuit. Since the “ICC-100 SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest” event will be the last stop of the 2013 Vertical World Circuit, you can be ensured to meet top international runners from around the world to compete for the grand final. The event at the ICC will be the grand final of the 2013 Vertical World Circuit which had eight races around the world including the Empire State Building in New York (USA), Messeturm (Switzerland), Taipei 101 (Taiwan), China World Trade Center (China), Landmark 72 (Vietnam) and Swissotel –The Stamford (Singapore).

When and where will the “Race to ICC-100 – SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest 2013” take place?

The actual “Race to ICC-100 – SHKP Vertical Run For The Chest 2013”race is scheduled to start around 9:00am on December 1, 2013 (Sunday). An opening ceremony will take place at 8:00am.