RunOurCity comprises a small and energetic team – all dedicated individuals committed to nurture a fun and compassionate running culture in Hong Kong. At RunOurCity, we believe passion plus professionalism are indispensable to achieve our social goals.
Leong Cheung is co-founder and Chairman of RunOurCity. He was an operating partner of Bain Capital. Prior to that he was managing director of Esquel Group in charge of global sourcing & supply chain. Leong has been an honorary advisor and director of Social Ventures Hong Kong. He graduated with MBA from the Harvard University.
Leong has run in the TrailWalker, Gobi March 250KM, Tokyo, Seoul, Brighton and San Francisco marathons.
Mr. Andes Leung, CEO and co-founder of RunOurCity, a social enterprise aims to transform life through the promotion of street-run. He is also a corer of 30s Group and director of Social Venture Hong Kong. Mr. Leung was the general manager of sales at a listed group of company, with over 20 years’ experience in advertising, sales and strategic market planning. He is a DBA graduate at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and holds an MBA at Adelaide University.
Outside of work, Mr. Leung is a running maniac himself. Throughout his 16-year running journey, he has completed 40 marathons and long-distance races, summing up over 2800km. His running history includes, Trailwalker 100km (Hong Kong), Sundown Marathon 100km (Singapore), and 4 Desert Race Series: The Last Desert 116km (Antarctica), Gobi March 250km, Sahara Race 250km, and Atacama Crossing 250km, to name a few.
Francis Ngai is co-founder and Director of RunOurCity, and founder and CEO of Social Ventures Hong Kong -a venture philanthropy organization incubated over 20 social innovations since 2007, including Diamond Cab, LightBe affordable housing and Green Monday etc. As a running veteran, Francis has participated in the Trailwalker for 9 times, Gobi March 250km, Singapore Sundown 100km Ultramarathon etc. He is also the first Hong Konger to finish the North Pole Marathon.
Our professional coaches from diverse backgrounds have inspired and challenged 4,200+ young people to complete their first 10km race with interesting and systematic street running training over 8 weeks. With their mentorship and encouragement, our young runners have experienced the fun of distance running and benefits of goal-setting, developed a “can-do” attitude, improved health, expanded their social circle and understood more about their communities through street-running.
RunOurCity provides professional training courses on long-distance running and personal fitness etc. as well as other soft skills development opportunities for our coaches to better serve our youth. If you are a passionate runner who is eager to serve our youth as a coach, do join us!