07 May 2018

Oxfam Trailwalker 2018 Open Team Application starts on 8 May

Last year, more than 4,900 Oxfam Trailwalkers helped raise about HK$34 million to support Oxfam’s development projects, emergency relief programmes and advocacy work around the world. Thank you for your invaluable contribution!

 

This year’s Oxfam Trailwalker will be held on 16 – 18 November, 2018 (Friday – Sunday). The trail starts at Pak Tam Chung in Sai Kung and finishes at Po Leung Kuk Jockey Club Tai Tong Holiday Camp in Yuen Long. Oxfam will accept 540 teams for the Open Team Category. Start times and quotas are as follows:

Start Time

(16 Nov)

Team

Number

Quota Team Category Qualifications
8:00 am 8001 – 8180 180 Elite Team* Teams must have their team slots confirmed before applying to this category. Teams should have at least three members who have finished Oxfam Trailwalker events within 24 hours at least ONCE in the past three years (i.e. 2015, 2016 and 2017).
9:30 am 0001 – 0300 300 Special Team Teams raised HK$36,000 or above for Oxfam Trailwalker 2017. (As there are more than 300 qualifying teams, some special teams will have to start at 11:00 am.)
11:00 am 0301 – 0580 280 a.     Special Team

 

 

b.     Pledge Team

 

 

 

c.     Sponsors & Supporting Org. Team

a.  Teams raised HK$36,000 or above for Oxfam Trailwalker 2017.

 

b. Any team making a pledge of HK$72,000 or more to Oxfam Trailwalker 2018 can apply for this category (quota: 50 teams). For details, please contact Oxfam.

 

c. Teams from sponsoring companies and supporting organisations.

12:30 pm 0581 – 0850 270 Open Team Open for application from 8 – 24 May. Teams will be allocated by ballot on 5 June. Please visit the Oxfam Trailwalker website for more details.
2:00 pm 0851 – 1120 270

*Elite Team: Starting from 2017, Super Trailwalker and 24-hour teams have been combined into one category and are now called Elite Teams. These teams will start time at 8am.

 

Note: An Oxfam Super Trailwalker Certificate will be awarded to teams when all four members complete the entire route within 18 hours regardless of team category.

 

Open Team Applications will be accepted from 10:00am on 8 May to 6:00pm on 24 May (Hong Kong time). Please note that the system might be overloaded and may be slower during this period. Please be patient and try again later or contact us for assistance. Please also note that the system will time out every 30 minutes. To avoid disruption and unnecessary delay, please prepare all required information (i.e. team leader / team members’ personal details and credit card details) before applying online.

 

Applicants can apply online* and pay the application fee (HK$120) by credit card or Union Pay. Application forms can be found here or at Oxfam Hong Kong’s office beginning 8 May.

 

Entry Requirements

  1. Participants must form teams of four persons aged 18 or above (on or before 16 November).
  2. All registered teams must raise a minimum of HK$7,600 in sponsorship (except for Pledge Teams, which must raise a minimum of HK$72,000). Donations must be paid to Oxfam Hong Kong no later than 18 December, 2018. Teams that successfully raise HK$36,000 or above for Oxfam Trailwalker 2018 will be listed as Special Teams and will have priority registering for Oxfam Trailwalker 2019.
  3. Team members who fail to comply with the above regulations will not be permitted to participate in future Oxfam Trailwalker events.