Support STOP and do your part to stop human trafficking by running in the Bangkok Marathon on 17 November! Get friends, relatives or companies to sponsor you with your aim of reaching at least HK$10,000 for the cause! Get to meet with some local anti modern day slavery NGOs as well. Come run with us, run and have meaningful fun in one of Asia's most dynamic cities! The run starts and finishes at the Royal Palace tracking across the city's fabulous Chao Praya River.
The Bangkok Marathon offers 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km run options.
Our target is a minimum of HK$200,000 (We need 20 runners to commit to raising $10,000 each).
Individual target: HK$10,000.
Sunday, 17 November 2019
42K Full marathon | 00:00
21K Half marathon | 02:00
10K | 04:30
5K | 05:15
Flight times will likely be departing Friday, 15 November and returning either Sunday evening, 17 November or Monday, 18 November.
What will it cost?
Current estimate is flights, accommodation and run cost at HK$5,000 based on 3 nights.
(Final costs to be confirmed. A 2-night option also possible).
Additionally, you'll get a team t-shirt plus enjoy a celebratory dinner together.
How will the funds you help raise be used?
HK$200,000 will help 15 human trafficking survivors live in secure accommodation for 6 months and cover their repatriation costs.
HK$200,000 will support 60 human trafficking survivors for 6-month medical assistance.
Your contribution will also equip STOP to conduct more community outreach and public education activities, support research initiatives and work with our local partners on how to better fight against human trafficking in Hong Kong.
For more info on the Bangkok marathon:
If you're up for the challenge please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up before 16 September 2019.
Disclaimer: The Organiser of this event is a group of Volunteer Committee members. In the spirit of giving they are inviting others to join in, give and donate the net proceeds from this event to STOP.