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Team SMBC Aviation Capital Hong Kong- 3 Peaks Challenge

Martin McCoy / Fundraise for RUN

In support of RUN Hong Kong, a team of 4 from SMBC Aviation Capital Hong Kong (Martin McCoy, Kevin Johnston, Brian McArdle, and Nicolas Clouet) is taking on a challenge of climbing the three highest peaks of the three largest landmasses in Hong Kong in a day: New Territories (Tai Mo Shan @ 957m), Lantau Island (Lantau Peak @ 934m) and Hong Kong Island (Victoria Peak (@ 552m). For our Irish colleagues, friends and family, to put this in context, it’s roughly the same distance and elevation as climbing the highest mountain in Ireland (Carrauntoohil) three times back-to-back.
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    Man Chun Chan

    $2,000.00 / 133 days ago

    Gentlemen, The local weather makes this a particular challenge. Good luck and take good care of yourself on the day! Kevin

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    Diarmuid Healy

    $1,730.00 / 135 days ago

    Good luck guys and fair play

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    Sharon Hackett

    $515.00 / 136 days ago

    Hope the trainings going well - conditions not entirely like Ireland! Good luck to you all 👍

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    Breifne Ryan

    $720.00 / 139 days ago

    Fair play lads

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    Katie Chapman

    $420.00 / 139 days ago

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    Claire McArdle

    $875.50 / 141 days ago

    Best of luck

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    Patrick McArdle

    $1,730.40 / 141 days ago

    Best of luck Pat & Helen McArdle

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    Niall Murphy

    $531.48 / 141 days ago

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    Jonathan Oliver

    $515.00 / 142 days ago

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    Karl Creevy

    $437.75 / 142 days ago

    Well done to you all for doing this guys! What a great thing to do and best of luck with it!

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    Wesley Reid

    $420.00 / 143 days ago

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    Michael Sheldon

    $1,000.00 / 143 days ago

    Enjoy the run - keep climbing!

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    Federico Pascual

    $515.00 / 143 days ago

    Best of luck all!

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    Yat Lam Wong

    $500.00 / 143 days ago

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    Claore Mcwalter

    $850.00 / 143 days ago

    Good luck and well done for doing it. Enjoy!

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    Aoife Robinson

    $1,030.00 / 144 days ago

    Best of luck everyone!

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    Fiona Johnston

    $500.00 / 144 days ago

    Great work guys

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    Conor Chakravarty

    $927.00 / 144 days ago

    Well done for taking the initiative and best of luck.

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    $1,200.00 / 144 days ago

    A great cause and very challenging task... Good luck guys!!

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    Niall Barrett

    $721.00 / 144 days ago

    best of luck gents!

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    Eun Jee Kim

    $2,000.00 / 144 days ago

    Go team HK 👏👏👏

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    Anne-Marie Gaffney

    $515.00 / 144 days ago

    Best of Luck :)

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    Ellen Sadlier

    $432.60 / 144 days ago

    Best of luck all!

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    Rotha Johnston

    $5,000.00 / 144 days ago

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    $216.30 / 145 days ago

    Best of luck to the team- fantastic cause !

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    Conor Burns

    $1,000.00 / 145 days ago

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    Brian Harvey

    $2,060.00 / 145 days ago

    Guys, Go easy on Nic. We all know how old he is!

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    $1,000.00 / 145 days ago

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    Cora Mccormack

    $440.00 / 145 days ago

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    Fearghal O'Hanlon

    $1,030.00 / 145 days ago

    Good luck all!

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    Peter Callanan

    $2,155.79 / 145 days ago

    All the very best to the four of you! Thanks for opportunity to support a great cause. Look forward to seeing some photos in due course.

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    Aine Connolly

    $432.60 / 145 days ago

    Great cause and best of luck

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    Vincent Hibbert

    $432.60 / 145 days ago

    A great challenge for a great cause - well done, all!

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    Matthew Dawson

    $849.75 / 145 days ago

    Good luck, would love to be joining you.

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    Fiona McDonnell

    $210.00 / 145 days ago

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    Michael Littleton

    $1,030.00 / 145 days ago

    Great cause. Best of luck

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    Nicolas Clouet

    $5,000.00 / 145 days ago

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    Adrian Dharsan

    $1,000.00 / 145 days ago

    Well done guys!! Great initiative. Jealous I cant join... :)

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    $1,030.00 / 145 days ago

    Best of luck Brian, Nic, Kevin & Martin

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    $1,030.00 / 145 days ago

    Best of luck to the HK team

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    Brian Mcardle

    $1,030.00 / 145 days ago

    Climb on lads

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    $1,000.00 / 145 days ago

    Great cause

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    $1,030.00 / 145 days ago

    Best of luck guys!

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    Mark McCoy

    $420.00 / 146 days ago

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    Matt Mccoy

    $566.50 / 146 days ago

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    Caitriona Jennings

    $1,000.00 / 146 days ago

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    Daniele Cassidy

    $103.00 / 147 days ago

About Team SMBC Aviation Capital Hong Kong- 3 Peaks Challenge

RUN is a local Hong Kong based charity that focuses on the most vulnerable refugees in Hong Kong, particularly women, offering them the opportunity to rehabilitate and recuperate through running and other sports. 

Refugees in Hong Kong are only provided with HK$1,200 (c. €142) per month for food allowance and HK$1,500 (€178) per month for rent which, in a city with living costs as high as Hong Kong, unfortunately doesn’t travel too far. This limited support is exacerbated by the fact that refugees are not afforded the right to work in Hong Kong. As most of the refugees have fled war torn parts of the world, the outbreak of initially the anti-government protests and subsequently the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a sharp increase in PTSD amongst refugees in Hong Kong. In extreme cases this has required some volunteers to provide around the clock care and counselling services to the most at risk refugees. 

In addition, RUN also provides a comprehensive relocation and rehabilitation service whereby refugees are given the opportunity to settle in other countries, mainly Canada, where they have greater rights, such as the right to gain employment and make a living. On a more basic level, this increase in PTSD has also led to a general reluctance of refugees to travel outside of their homes out of fear which has restricted their ability to access basic requirements such as food. As a result of this, RUN has had to increase their spending levels to both provide the food and also provide delivery services to the refugees. 

Our fundraising target of €5,000 (c.HK$42,000) will provide RUN with the financial resources it requires to meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable individuals in Hong Kong. Additionally, SMBC Aviation Capital has agreed to provide a generous matched funding donation should we meet our fundraising target.

With your help a real difference can be made to those most in need in Hong Kong. 

Thank you for your support, 
Martin, Nicolas, Brian, and Kevin

[Euro – Hong Dollar conversion rates: 
€25 = HK$210 
€50 = HK$420 
€100 = HK$840 
€200 = HK$1680]

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