CityU Walk x Virtual Green Walking
CityU Walk x Virtual Green Walking aims at engaging CityU students, staff, alumni and CityU's friends to adopt an active lifestyle by developing a daily walking habit (10000 steps / day) and an occasional trekking into the green zones near CityU campus. The participants will be able to get fascinated by the walking challenge, the scenic spots and the genuine joys of exercise along this 24km trail: CityU x Lion Rock x City Walk (城獅之路).

Enrollment and Event Period: 8 March 2021 (00:00 HKT) – 9 April 2021 (23:59 HKT)
Result submission deadline: 15 April 2021 (23:59 HKT)
Target Group: 1. CityU Full-time students
2. Staff & Staff Dependant*
3. Alumni and Alumni Dependant*
4. CityU’s friends

* Definition of dependant: Husband / Wife / Son / Daughter
Application Fee: Free of Charge
Finisher Souvenirs: Reusable Sports Mask or Disposable 3D Mask
Product Specification
Product Specification
There are total 6 routes in CityU x Virtual Green Walking. Souvenir can only be claimed once for each route.

Routes Challenge and Check Points Information (6 routes)
1. CityU x Lion Rock
~12km (GPX file)
Quota: 100
2. Triple Hills x City Walk
~12km (GPX file)
Quota: 100
3. CityU x Double Hills
Quota: 200
4. CityU x Checkerboard Hill
Quota: 200
5. CityU x Bishop Hill
Quota: 300
6. CityU x Garden Hill
Quota: 300

Zoom Talk and Tours
Zoom Talk Date & Time Enrollment
Introduction of the event
  • Introduction of routes
  • Benefits of Walking
  • How to record and upload your activity
(Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, supplemented with English powerpoint)
  1. 8 March 2021 (Mon)
    1:00pm – 1:45pm
  2. 12 March 2021 (Fri)
    1:00pm – 1:45pm
Enrollment Link
Tours (maximum 18 participants per trip*) Date & Time Enrollment
1. CityU x Lion Rock 2 April 2021 (Fri)
9:00am - 2:00pm
Enrollment Deadline: 26 March 2021
Enrollment Link
2. Triple Hills 19 March 2021 (Fri)
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Enrollment Deadline: 16 March 2021
3. City Walk 26 March 2021 (Fri)
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Enrollment Deadline: 19 March 2021
Remark*= if enrollment number is exceeded the maximum quota of each trip, allocation of successful applicants of the trip will be decided by drawing lots.

Route Video
CityU x Lion RockTriple HillsCity Walk

How to record your activity?
1.Download CityU Walk (screen capture the app record before and after your walk)
  • iOS version: enable "Background App Refresh" and allow CityU Walk to read data from "Health" app (i.e. Settings > Health > Data Access > CityU Walk > Allow "CityU Walk" to read data)
  • Android version: Turn on the app while walking
2. Use GPS-enabled mobile devices/apps (e.g. Strava, Garmin, Runkeeper, etc) to record the mileage gained. Each mileage record uploaded must clearly show the date, distance (in KM) and route.
3. Post a close-up selfie at each check point

How to submit your activity record?
1. Log in here, choose the route you want to submit result
2. Input your race time, copy activity link from Strava/Garmin/other apps*

(*remember to set your account to "public")
3. For student, staff and alumni ONLY
Press “upload” button, log in CityU account, and upload your screenshots and pictures in the form
(if you do not submit the activity link, you can choose to upload a screenshot of your activity record from the form, see sample below.)

For staff dependant, alumni dependant and friends, please send the below information and pictures to
1. Username in CityU Walk x Virtual Green Walking
2. Enrolled route(s) (e.g. CityU x Lion Rock)
3. Check points photos
4. CityU Walk app screenshots (before and after activity)
5. Screenshot of activity record, showing the date, distance (in KM) and route

Reference Videos (Filmed by alumna, Ms. Sherman Li Man-shan)

Lion RockGarden Hill
Bishop HillCheckerboard Hill
About Sherman Li:
1. 2011 BACH graduate
2. Former anchor of a local news company
3. Hiking YouTuber

  1. Upon completing the registration online, the participant is deemed to have accepted all terms and conditions of the event, the official rules as stipulated and to those that may be later introduced by the organizer.
  2. Participants should be aware of and understand the risks involved in taking part in his/her walk, and acknowledge the level of fitness required to take part therein. It is the sole responsibility of a participant to ensure that he/she is physically fit to participate in and complete his/her walk without any medical or other assistance. The physical fitness and safety of the participating children must also be ensured by their parents/guardians (over 18 years-old). Rest is advised for any discomfort. Activity should be stopped in inclement weather conditions and for safety reasons.
  3. Children must be accompanied by their parents/guardians (over 18 years-old). As advised, each child should be taken care by one parent/guardian during the activities. The organizer reserves its right to terminate the participation of the unaccompanied children.
  4. Participation in the Event is voluntary and at the own risk of participants. Participants are responsible to arrange their own insurance cover. Each participant agrees to absolve the organizer from all liabilities arising from bodily injuries, accidents, death or other losses during or caused by the event.
  5. The Organizer reserves the right to close the registration any time (whether before or after the registration deadline specified) without prior notification.
  6. In the event of any dispute, organizing committee reserves all rights of final decision.
  7. For any latest information, please visit CityU Walk website (