Same as pervious years, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) patronage each National Olympic Committee (NOC) to organize a run to cerebrate its foundation date on 23 June 1894. To support this movement, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (Federation) joins hand again with the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association to organize its 16th Olympic Day Run and to promote the Olympism throughout Hong Kong.
To support the 14th Busan Asian Games, the theme of the Day Run is 'Support the participation of Hong Kong athletes in Busan Asian Games'. The Federation will also invite the Olympians since 1956 to participate in the Day Run in order to recognize their efforts in the past.
Hence, this is a valuable chance to gather all the Hong Kong athletes, including both the senior and the young, on this happy and energetic occasion. With their honorable presence, it is hoped that more citizens would like to participate in sports and to achieve the aims of 'sport for all'.