The Excelsior Hotel team warms up before taking part in the rickshaw derby at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay in August, 1975. Photo: Courtesy of Excelsior Hotel The Excelsior Hotel team warms up before taking part in the rickshaw derby at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay in August, 1975. Photo: Courtesy of Excelsior Hotel
The Excelsior Hotel team warms up before taking part in the rickshaw derby at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay in August, 1975. Photo: Courtesy of Excelsior Hotel

When Hong Kong’s first rickshaw derby in 1975 marked the end of an era in the city’s transport history

  • Members of the Round Table No 5 organised a rickshaw derby in Victoria Park to raise money for a charity in August, 1975
  • Only 18 rickshaws were in operation in Hong Kong at the time. The six-man Hash House Harriers team were the winners

Topic |   Old Hong Kong
The Excelsior Hotel team warms up before taking part in the rickshaw derby at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay in August, 1975. Photo: Courtesy of Excelsior Hotel The Excelsior Hotel team warms up before taking part in the rickshaw derby at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay in August, 1975. Photo: Courtesy of Excelsior Hotel
The Excelsior Hotel team warms up before taking part in the rickshaw derby at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay in August, 1975. Photo: Courtesy of Excelsior Hotel
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