The “WAC Annual Challenge” is a sanctioned competition by HKAAA held every year which provide the competition platform for junior athlete between the ages of 8 and 19. The first Annual Challenge was held in 2009, and the race is organized by Watsons Athletic Club, co-organized by Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, fully supported by A.S. Watson Group.
The idea of organizing annual challenge is to provide the opportunity for youth in pursuit of the high performance standard. The events of Annual Challenge according to athlete’s gender and 6 different age category to compete in total of 13 track events, 6 field events and 2 relay events.
With the commitment of nurturing children sports development, we have started to organise the “Kids’ Athletics Challenge” in 2012. The principle of competition rules and events are based on IAAF Kids’ Athletics Programme.
We decided to move our race to Wan Chai Sports Ground from 2016, for a better result and professional technical support by HKAAA.
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Annual Challenge 2019
Rules and Regulations