29 Jan 2019

ESF Run 2019

At the ESF HK Run on the 26 Jan 2019 the running team brought the Island School spirit to the Hong Kong Science Park. One of the 4 A-grade teams and the B-grade team took second place in the School Relay, receiving trophies along with finisher medals. Island School staff participated in the 10km race earlier that morning.

The Schools Relay was a 4 x 2.5km relay, totalling a 10km run. A carnival ran alongside the event, with student run games stands and performances from schools across ESF including the primary schools. Leanna Spencer (12E), who ran in one of the A-grade teams said, “It [the day] was great fun… I really enjoyed watching the cute kids from Kennedy School do their dragon dance.”

The run was in support of “2 Billion Kilometers to Safety”, a movement launched by the UNHCR to bring awareness to the resilience of refugees.

The event was open to the public. Find out more at https://hkrun.esf.edu.hk/en

By Tara Goldsworthy, Media Team

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