Move it for Mental
MOVE IT FOR MENTAL HEALTH 2023 – CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO COMPLETE 30 KM IN NATURE IN MARCH!
This coming March, Mind HK is organising its 6th annual large-scale “Move It for Mental Health 2023” challenge encouraging everyone to develop an active lifestyle by completing a total of 30 km in nature within the month of March.
Being close to nature can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, boost our mood, and clear our minds. We encourage people of all ages to take a step in nature this year to feel the positive changes it brings to our bodies and mind. Here is the opportunity for you to up for a new year challenge!
Move It for Mental Health 2023 is open for registration from 6 February 2023. Let’s get moving and complete a total of 30 km in nature for your wellbeing this March! Register here
Event period: 1 March – 31 March, 2023
Registration period: From 6 February, 2023 to 19 March, 2023
Record submission deadline: 6 April 2023
Registration link: run2gather.com/new-events/move-it-for-mental-health-2023
Application fee: Free
Donate to and raise fund for us via Simply Giving, and purchase our MoveIt 2023 designated crossbody bag! All proceeds will go towards Mind HK’s iACT programme, providing mental health support to those facing mild-moderate mental health problems in Hong Kong.
How to take part:
Step 1: Sign up for “Move It for Mental Health 2023” via Run2gather website. Participants may use Run2gather or any designated apps to track your activity record (photo or screenshot). Click here to view the list of designated apps.
Step 2: Help us raise funds to improve access to free mental health support locally via Simply Giving (optional)
Step 3: Complete the challenge independently or as a team (30km each required) and upload activity records to have a chance to receive an award!
Participants who complete the challenge (30 km or above) within the event period will be given a certificate and a chance to win a gift!
Special awards are also available for the:
- Top Fundraiser (Individual and Organisation)
- Top Community Participant (Individual and Organisation): for sharing most creatively on social media
- Top Mover (Individual who achieved the most amount of kilometres completed in nature in the month of March 2023)
You may also donate to us and purchase our MoveIt 2023 designated crossbody bag to show your support.
Funds raised from “Move It for Mental Health 2023” will support the training of new Wellbeing Practitioners to provide free or low-cost mental health support to those in need, e.g. low-income students. This will help create a sustainable, long-term solution to address the mental health problem in Hong Kong.
*Please note gifts and crossbody bags are only available to those located in Hong Kong. Gifts and crossbody bag will need to be picked up in Wan Chai, Hong Kong by appointment.
For further information, please visit our FAQ page.
At Mind HK, safety is always our top priority. Given the flu season and COVID outbreaks, we ask all “#MoveItHK” participants to take extra safety precautions during this time. Please refer to government guidelines: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/index.html.
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