Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month


Get ready for this spooktacular event and join us for our Halloween 5K Fun Run and Walk. Don't worry about how fast your pace is or setting new personal records, this event is all about going all out with your costume and having fun together. 

So grab your cheesiest, scariest or most creative workout gear and get ready for our Halloween 5K Fun run and walk! 

How to join?

How easy can it be to join? There is no need to register or sign up, just come run or walk to Stanley Ho Sports Centre and finish your 5K on the tracks.

All staff, students, and members are welcome to join. Just come down to the Stanley Ho Sports Centre running track. on the 27th of October between 16:30 – 18:00 for our Halloween 5k Fun Run and Walk. Of course social distancing will apply (<4 per group) but lets not COVID 19 dampen our Halloween spirit!

Event Details




27th of October 2020

16:30 - 18:00

Stanley Ho Sports Centre
Running track

Please be aware of the special Considerations due to the current COVID-19 situation:

- Avoid gathering together in groups of more than 4 persons 

- Keep adequate distance between groups

- Wearing face masks are recommended, but not mandatory

- Everyone should avoid touching your eyes, mouth, nose and other people.

Please be aware of social distancing

Main Campus
Main Campus

Medical Campus
Medical Campus

Jockey Club Student Village III
Jockey Club Student Village III

Main Campus
Main Campus


Start anywhere you want to end up with 5K at SHSC

Add it to your Virtual 5K Challenge

Don’t forget that this Halloween 5K can be part of our Virtual 5K Challenge, which encourages everyone to complete a 5K anytime, anyday and anywhere!

So grab your colleagues, class mates, or halls mates, start at your designated meeting point and just come run or walk and finish your 5K on the track and upload your result and photos to win more prizes from our Virtual 5K Challenge.


Help us reach our HKU goal of achieving 10,000km in the month of October and show how HKU stays fit and active during the pandemic 


For more details about our Virtual 5K Challenge please click on the button below.


Dress to impress - Best Costume Award

What would Halloween be without the some Ghosts, Ghouls and Goblins chasing you around on the running track.


Show us your cheesiest, scariest or most creative workout gear as we’ll be awarding prizes for favourite costume so come dressed to impress. Plus, all participants will receive goodies and photo booths will also be on hand to capture this happy and joyous moment!

Can't make it on the day? Feel free to dress up and upload your scariest workout or exercise photo (ideally before or after your 5K walk or run)!

Don’t worry about not being aerodynamic enough to set a new personal best or getting too sweaty, just make sure you’ll have wicked fun from start to finish.