The event is organised by a registered charity CES who have organised the event to raise money for the protection, education, health care and opportunities to disadvantaged children and their families in Hong Kong and Nepal.
When Tim Hallworth, co-founder of AMO Sunglasses was asked to help with the event he said the "one of the reasons we started AMO Sunglasses was to help people and a parent I feel strongly that we should help those kids who have a hard time in life. Whilst this is not a typical AMO hard core trail event we jumped the chance to contribute".
The event consists of 8km trail run on Lamma Island with 300 meter elevation on a mix of concrete and trail. The route is fit for any level from beginners to advanced runners. The race will start at Yung Shu Wan's Tai Wan To beach and take you through the famous Lamma Windmill, then onto a trail across the mountain with scenic views of the Southern District of Hong Kong Island. The route takes in the best of Lamma Island.
As part of the AMO Sunglasses promotion AMO will also offer race 25% discount on all its sports sunglasses (using coupon code CMS025 valid until 16 November 2016.