Wild Runners Beware!
1. Do not litter, love the environment
2. Keep Peace with the MONKEYS
Wild monkeys live around Shing Mun Reservoir. They belong to two main species: rhesus macaque and long-tailed macaque, both of which were introduced to Hong Kong from abroad. They were subsequently released into the wild where they multiplied. Avoid being targeted by monkeys! Don’t feed them and don’t bring supermarket plastic bags. Don’t stare at monkeys in the eyes as you may provoke them. Keep a safe distance from monkeys so that you can watch them as you walk past.
3. Conserve wild plants and animals
Don’t shine your torch or flashlight directly at wild animals. Don’t hit wild life beings with your hands or other objects, and don’t try to catch or hurt them.
4. Plastic water bottles can cause hill fire!
Randomly discarded plastic bottles can refract light. Coupled with dry, hot weather over 30℃, a plastic bottle can become a heat concentration spot and cause hill fire. Don’t throw your plastic bottles in the countryside! We have plastic bottle recycle bins at the Finish. We need your help to protect our countryside.
5. Make every recycling effort count
The Organizer will provide recycling facility for plastic bottles, cans, and fruit wastes at each Check Point, to reduce the amount of solid waste generated by the event. Officials will also be arranged to assist and guide wild runners to recycle it right, so recyclables will be taken care of, thus minimizing the impact on our environment.
6. Leave no trace
Remember to take all your garbage with you, and dispose it at Check Points or the Finish Point. Rubbish left in the wild will deface our beautiful nature, corrupt the soil or water ways.