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Tigershead Coastal Plog and Cleanup

  • Silver Plaza 8 Chung Shing Street Mui Wo, New Territories Hong Kong (map)

Join us 'plogging' (a combination of jogging and picking up litter) on August 24th!

Eco Marine Adventure Cleanup is collaborating with The Green Race and Exchange and Empower for a coastal trail cleanup ‘plog’ on the eastern shore of Silvermine Bay in Mui Wo from 2:00pm to around 5:00pm.

The event will share a start and finish in Silver Plaza, Mui Wo with the Tigershead GreenRace 16km route and ploggers and runners will be able to cheer each other on! Ploggers will jog/hike as a group or in a few groups whilst picking up rubbish on the trail/shoreline between the race start line, Silvermine Bay main beach to Man Kok. We will then turn around and head back to the start/finish area for a total distance of around 7km. Ploggers are expected to finish at around the same time as some of the 16km race participants and can share the finish area, drinks and snacks provided by The Green Race!

As an extra incentive, ploggers will receive 50% off a future race entry (discount worth ~HKD250) to one of the short course races hosted by The Green Race. The event will be raising funds for Exchange and Empower using the Bravera platform. We strongly recommend that each participant raise a minimum of HKD200 with a goal to raise HKD8240 in total for the event. Please connect to Bravera via the link (to be provided later) and ask your friends and family to support your plog and this fundraising effort!

Meeting Time and Date: 1:45pm for 2:00pm start, Saturday 24 August 2019

Place: Silver Plaza, 8 Chung Shing St, Mui Wo

Transport: Ferry from Central Pier 6 or 3M bus from Tung Chung

What to Wear: Hiking/Sports clothes and shoes. Closed toed shoes only. Sun hat and other sun protection like umbrella and sunscreen. Weather is expected to be hot.

What to Bring: A reusable container with at least 1 L of water and some snacks if you are the hungry type. Single use plastic water and drink bottles like Bonaqua, Coke etc are prohibited. Try to minimize other single use food wrapping/packaging as well. Also bring sunscreen, mosquito spray and possibly a change of clothes. Eco Marine will provide gloves and small sized rubbish bags suitable for plogging. Feel free to bring your own gloves and tongs.

Signup: click GOING on the FB event page if you will join us.

If you use Strava please also sign up using the link to be provided later in the comments section of the FB event page to connect to Bravera to help raise funds for the event.

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