Cold Half | Cold Plunge | ColdXtreme in Hong Kong Postponed...A Bit

Cold Half | Cold Plunge | ColdXtreme in Hong Kong Postponed…A Bit

Shu Pu of AVRA announced that the 2022 Cold Half | Cold Plunge | ColdXtreme that was scheduled to be held in Hong Kong on February 27th has been postponed. “We are hopeful that the social distancing measures will be eased sufficiently after Chinese New Year to allow us to run the event with appropriate safety and health measures.  Ultimately, this will depend on the number of daily cases and the government’s response, so we can only be sure the event can be held once we’ve obtained new permits for February 27th.

If we are unable to run the event in February, we will subsequently announce a fallback date in March.  We are cautiously optimistic, given the current situation, that we will be able to host our 2022 event one one of dates while the sea is still cold. 

We heard from some swimmers that the water near the Satellites are finally cold and choppy so rest assured a late February event will be sufficiently chilly. We appreciate that there is quite a bit of uncertainty around this because of factors beyond our control.  We appreciate your support and wish you happy training.

The event has a new sponsor: Black Kite Brewery.  Cold Half swimmers can use the 10% discount code: AVRAcc2022.

Streamline Sports has offered special race discounts to the Cold Half swimmers: 20% off for their Zone 3 wetsuit range (Code: COLD20), and 10% off for Restube (Cold: COLD10). For more information, visit

Race registration is here with additional event information posted here

Cold Half Extreme Marathon Swim is 15 km. The Cold Plunge is 1.5 km. The ColdXtreme is a 15 km open water swim + 80 km bike + 20 km run.

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