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August 27, 2016 Responsible Tourism No Comments Print Print Email Email

Following the success of the first Climb For Hope on 28 June 2015, Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai, will be organizing the second Climb For Hope Vertical Fun Run on 10 September 2016. The event will continue as a Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai corporate social responsibility tradition, in support of children’s charity and a healthy lifestyle. 

Climb for Hope Vertical Fun Run is a vertical fun run, with participants climbing the 250 meters high Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai building to reach the finishing line and highest floor – 60 floors, 1,625 steps.  Registration is now underway, open to adults 18 years and above. Participation fee is RMB288nett that includes a complimentary buffet breakfast at Calypso Restaurant & Lounge , a starter kit (Sports T-shirt), on-day warm-up instructions from our professional fitness instructor, and a completion medal when you finish the climb. Family and friends of the participants are welcomed to dine together with participants for RMB$158nett per person at Calypso Restaurant & Lounge. Interested climbers can register on the hotel’s bilingual (English and Simplified Chinese) WeChat registration page or at the hotel’s Fitness Centre (Level 4). For assistance or more information, potential participants can call the event hotline at (86 21) 2203 6780.  

All participation fee proceeds collected will be donated to the Shanghai Children’s Medical Centre, to assist with the medical treatment of under privileged children. In 2015, RMB$45,800 was raised and donated to the Shanghai Children’s Medical Centre, this year, Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai hopes to break the record.

Besides climbing for charity, Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai hopes to promote a healthy and positive lifestyle through this event. The stresses of big city urban living demands that we spend most of our time and energy at work, neglecting healthy living habits like proper nutrition, sleep and exercise. Climb for Hope Vertical Fun Run presents a light-hearted and fun side to exercise, bringing together families and the community to climb together.

Participants this year will come from the public and participating partner communities – CEO Roundtable on Cancer and Jing An Kerry Centre, the Shanghai Shangri-La hotels – Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai and Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai.  All are welcome to participate, amateur or elite runners, as we are climbing for a good cause. Everyone is a winner as long as you participate, with a congratulatory completion medal presented at the finishing line.

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