HKRU Race to RWC arrives in Hong Kong!

Race to RWC arrives in Hong Kong!

Race to RWC arrives in Hong Kong!

DHL and ChildFund Pass It Back invite you to join us in welcoming our “Race to RWC” duo into Hong Kong to celebrate their remarkable journey.

Ron Rutland and James Owens have embarked on an extraordinary quest: cycling over 20,000km in 231 days from London to Tokyo – arriving just in time for Rugby World Cup 2019™. The expedition supports ChildFund: World Rugby’s principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup, DHL partner and creator of innovative sport for development program ChildFund Pass It Back. 

Join the cycling duo as they pass through Hong Kong for an entertaining evening, accompanied by world class sporting legends.


Race to RWC Fundraising Gala Dinner

Friday, 23rd August 2019

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong

Arrival from 6:00pm

Official Afterparty: 10:30pm – 1:00am


Join 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, DHL Ambassador Sir John Kirwan, former Manchester United player Denis Irwin and other sporting legends as we welcome Ron and James to Hong Kong.

Your gala ticket includes:

  • Drinks Reception
  • Three course dinner with drinks
  • Official afterparty ticket
  • Hear from our cycling duo and ambassador panel

Dress code: Lounge Suits


Upgrade & join an exclusive VIP pre-reception drinks with our Ambassadors – LIMITED TICKETS

Located in the Kerry Hotel Presidential Suite, join an intimate meet and greet with our legends prior to the main event.

VIP Pre-Reception: Presidential Suite; 6:00pm – 7:00pm


Afterparty TICKET ONLY – HK $750

Not able to make the dinner? Please join us at the Kerry Hotel for an entertaining evening mingling with Ron, James and our sporting legends.

Afterparty: 10:30pm – 1:00am

After-Party ONLY tickets include:

  • Open bar
  • Light selection of canapes
  • Live entertainment
  • Mingle with Race to RWC cyclists and DHL Ambassadors

Dress code: Lounge Suits / Smart Casual

Please note dinner guests will arrive from 10pm when official proceedings conclude. Dinner guests ticket includes the afterparty.


Race to RWC Cycle Ride – HK $500 [SOLD OUT]

Saturday, 24th August 2019

Registration from 7:30am, Kerry Hotel 

The following morning join Ron and James on a cycle through Hong Kong as they continue their epic 231-day journey from London to Tokyo.

A once in a lifetime opportunity to cycle alongside 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, Denis Irwin, Sir John Kirwan and Rob Vickerman who will join Ron and James.

Departing the hotel, riders will cycle 38km to Fanling Golf Course for a BBQ lunch. Funds raised will support ChildFund Pass It Back.

Cycle ticket includes:

  • Kerry Hotel Breakfast – From 8am
  • Route file provided
  • Cycling chaperone support
  • BBQ lunch at Fanling Golf Course
  • Return transfer (3:00pm) from Fanling Golf Course to Kerry Hotel (Including bike) 

Please note bike hire is an additional cost. Places strictly limited.

Purchase your tickets below now.

Ticket Type Price
Dinner Ticket - Individual $2,250 HKD per person
Dinner Ticket - Table
$27,000 HKD per table of 12
Dinner & VIP Pre-Reception Drinks Ticket - Individual $2,750 HKD per person
Dinner & VIP Pre-Reception Drinks Ticket - Table $33,000 HKD per table of 12
After-party $750 HKD per person 
Race to RWC Cycle Ride - Individual SOLD OUT $500 HKD per person SOLD OUT
Race to RWC Cycle Ride with Bike Hire - Individual SOLD OUT $1150 HKD per person SOLD OUT

For any further enquiries please email [email protected]

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