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August 26, 2022

Sun Life Hong Kong 130th Anniversary Presents: Minions Run Hong Kong 2022

Minions are Trending!Bello! #LetsBeMinions 

 

Registration will start at 10:30am on 30 August

Run, Play and “Bello” with Minions!

This year, Minions thrill fans in Hong Kong and pop up everywhere with their abundance of cuteness! Minions are so ready to have a fun day with everyone at Hong Kong Science Park this coming December!

“Sun Life Hong Kong 130th Anniversary Presents: Minions Run Hong Kong 2022”, duly authorized by Universal Studio, is organized by Running Aces Event Limited while Sun Life Hong Kong as the event title sponsor.

The event will be held on 27 December 2022, Tuesday (The first weekday after Christmas Day). Let’s party with Minions at Hong Kong Science Park!

Live a Healthier Lifestyle with Sun Life Hong Kong for Good Cause

In celebration of its 130th Anniversary, Sun Life Hong Kong celebrates this special moment and shares its joy by becoming the title sponsor of the much-anticipated event - Minions Run Hong Kong 2022.

 

Chris Fung, the Chief Client & Marketing Officer of Sun Life Hong Kong said, "Sun Life has been devoted to cultivating a healthy lifestyle. Through Minions Run, we would like to encourage everyone to exercise, support charity with runners, raise funds for the beneficiary and make a contribution to the community." 

Chris Fung, Chief Client & Marketing Officer of Sun Life Hong Kong said “Sun Life Hong Kong is focused on promoting the awareness, prevention, care and research of diabetes to help build stronger and healthier communities. On event day, there shall be 2 designated charity runs where Sun Life Hong Kong will make a donation of HK$130,000 to Diabetes Hongkong in support of the organization’s event coordination. Moreover, all runners can make an online donation to Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth Momentum Academy (under Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth) during registration. To encourage more donations, Sun Life Hong Kong will offer a donation matching where it shall financially match donations that the runners make. All funds raised will be donated to the Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth Momentum Academy which provides a wide range of services for disabilities in different ages. We aim to raise public awareness and promote the positive value of disability inclusion. To celebrate the 130th anniversary of Sun Life Hong Kong, we are committed to serve the community in Hong Kong wholeheartedly. We will continue to contribute in harmony and inclusion promotion, and encourage the public to live healthier lives.”

Exclusive Early Bird Gift!Minions: The Rise of Gru Kung Fu Bob Doll Pillow

Save the date, Minions fans! Registration will start at 10:30 am on August 30, 2022 (Tuesday). Participants who successfully register on the first four days (August 30 to September 2, 2022) will receive an exclusive early bird gift for free - Minions: The Rise of Gru Kung Fu Bob Doll Pillow! This exclusive gift is only available within the early bird period and limited to one purchase per team. Minions fans do not miss the opportunity like this! (Event registration website: www.minionsrun.hk)

Exciting Race Route with Minions

This year, the event will be held at Hong Kong Science Park. With its wonderful panorama of the sea and sky, Pak Shek Kok promenade is particularly suitable for running. Minions will be waiting for everyone at the“Golden Egg”! The distances of the race are extended, so everyone may have more time to enjoy the day with Minions!

Different distances and groups could be selected. Runners who are interested in 5KM run or 3KM run may choose from 3 groups: Super Minions Individual, Individual and Team of 2. This year, the group of Super Minions Individual is specially designed for fans, runners who choose this group will receive the classic "Minions Overalls" runner tee and Super Minions Limited runners’ pack. The popular Team of 2 is suitable for couples, friends and families to join together! Runners who are interested in 1.5KM may choose from 3 groups: Super Minions Individual, Individual and Family Team of 2. Parents may enjoy exercising with children aged 3 or above.

Running With Ease Or Running With Style? Why Not Both?

In order to meet the needs of competing for awards and runners who pursue speed and self challenge, awards of Champion, 1st Runner up and 2nd Runner up in the first group of 5KM Race (starting at 8:30am) were established by age and gender. The men's and women's categories will be divided into three age groups: Energetic group (Aged 12 - 34), Charming group (Aged 35 - 44) and Powerful group (Aged 45 or above). All finishers will receive a finisher medal and an e-certificate.

Party with Minions! 

Adorable, hilarious, and totally out of control. Can you imagine a party with Minions? This year, in "Sun Life 130th Anniversary Presents: Minions Run Hong Kong 2022", our fellow Minions - Bob, Stuart and Kevin, will be waiting to party with everyone. Minions Fans, don’t miss the chance! Minions-themed game booths and gifts are waiting for you!  Come and take some instagrammable photos with exclusive Minions photos ops and our 4-meter enormous inflatable Minions Dolls! Get ready with your camera!

About Title Sponsor - Sun Life Hong Kong

Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate Clients. Sun Life has operations in markets worldwide including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of June 30, 2022, Sun Life had total assets under management of C$1.26 trillion. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com. Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX),New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

Sun Life Financial Inc. is the holding company of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. Sun Life Hong Kong Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada.

About Organizer - Running Aces Event Limited

Running Aces Event Limited (R-aces) is a professional event planning and consulting company, which specializes in hosting and operating character runs and road closure races around Asia. Races looks forward to working with you to plan every outstanding event, we provide diversified services including creating & strengthening event ideas, developing & operating execution plans, approaching sponsors and promoting events. Website: www.r-aces.hk

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