Book Your COVID-19 PCR-based Nucleic Acid Test and Rider Pack Collection Today

As required by the HKSAR Government, all participants and working staff must undergo a COVID-19 PCR-based nucleic acid test arranged by the Organiser within 48 hours prior to the event day.

COVID-19 PCR-based Nucleic Acid Test Schedule

Sample Collection Time
Report Ready Time

How the Test Works

1. Register and Book Your Timeslot

All tests must be pre-booked. Please arrive the selected testing site according to the reserved timeslot.

2. Arrive at Your Reservation time slot

Upon arrival at testing site, show your appointment details and identification documents to our staff. After checking, you will be guided to sample collection booths.

3. Have your Sample & Rider Pack collected

Your sample will be collected by a trained medical personnel strictly following infection control guidelines from the Government. You will then be guided to collect your Rider Pack.

4. Receive Your Result Digitally

You will be notified of your test result in your Prenetics account, SMS and email.

5. Ride safely without mask

On event day, you will be asked to show your test result in your SMS/Email as a proof for completing your test. Only persons with negative results are allowed to participate in the event. 

What happens upon Receiving Test Results?

Negative
Congrats! You may participate in the 2022 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon.
Positive
You will be alerted by a trained health professional and Centre for Health Protection to arrange immediate medical attention.

Where Can You Find Us?

Our registration desks and testing booths will be at the Central Pier No. 9 and Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza on 16 - 17 December 2022.

Central Pier No. 9

Operation hours:
08:00 – 21:00, 16 December 2022
08:00 – 14:00, 17 December 2022

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza

Operation hours:
08:00 – 21:00, 16 December 2022
08:00 – 14:00, 17 December 2022

About

Prenetics is a leading genetics and diagnostic health testing company, operational in 10 countries with a team of over 400. Prenetics has received over USD 60-million in strategic funding from Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, Ping An Ventures, Apis Partners and more.

We are driven by a duty of social responsibility due to the global pandemic launched Project Screen, an initiative aimed at making COVID-19 testing easy, safe and accurate. Prenetics has to-date performed more than 10 million RT-PCR tests in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. In Hong Kong, Prenetics was the 1st private laboratory to have been appointed by the Hong Kong government for mass community testing. In the United Kingdom, Prenetics was instrumental in the re-start of the English Premier League season having done the testing across 20 clubs for all of their players and coaches, as well as introducing a digital health passport in stadiums.

Have More Questions?

Check out our frequently asked questions below, or contact us for more information.

Am I eligible for the test?

All participants and working staff of the 2022 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon are eligible for the test. If you have symptoms, please seek medical advice.

For the safety of our staff and other participants, we will refuse entry to anyone with symptoms.

Can I join the event with COVID-19 PCR-based nucleic acid test results provided by other testing institutions?

COVID-19 PCR-based nucleic acid test powered by Prenetics at the designated locations during 16 – 17 Dec, 2022 are the recognized COVID-19 PCR-based nucleic acid test of the 2022 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon. Test results from Community Testing Centres or clinics are not accepted.

Designated locations:
1. Central Pier No. 9
2. Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza

Operation hours:
08:00 – 21:00, 16 December 2022;
08:00 – 14:00, 17 December 2022

How will my specimen be collected?

The specimen collection method of combined nasal and throat swab (CNTS) will be conducted by our trained health professionals in accordance with guidelines provided by the Centre for Health Protection. We do not offer other specimen collection methods.

Do I need to book in advance?

All tests must be pre-booked. You will be able to make an online booking after the system verified your identity. We do not allow walk-ins for the test.

What do I need to bring / prepare for the test?

Please do not eat, drink, chew gum or smoke 30-mins before you intend to do the test.

In order to verify your identity, you will need to physically present your identity document (HKID or Passport) used during the online booking at the testing site.

How will I receive the results / test report?

Please log in to your Prenetics account to view your result. You will also receive SMS and email notification once the result is ready. The SMS will contain the result and also a web link for you to download the report in PDF format, and will also include details on how to unlock the PDF file.

Please note SMS notification is available for verified Hong Kong mobile numbers only.

Can I request for the test report to be released earlier / at a specific time?

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate such requests.

When will the test result/report be ready?

For samples collected on 16 Dec 2022, reports will be released by 08:30, 17 December 2022;
For samples collected on 17 Dec 2022, reports will be released by 23:00, 17 December 2022.

Prenetics does not accept any responsibility or liability for losses arising as a result of any delay within this timeframe. This includes claims for losses where you have been unable to join the event. We highly recommend participants finish their test on 16 Dec 2022.

Can I use this test to fulfill the HKSAR compulsory testing requirement?

As we will not share negative results to the HKSAR for this event, therefore this test cannot fulfill the HKSAR compulsory testing requirement.

What are your operation hours?

08:00 – 21:00, 16 December 2022;
08:00 – 14:00, 17 December 2022.

How much is the test?

Free. The test fee is included in the registration fee (for participants) and covered by the organiser (for working staff).

If I have other enquiries, who can I contact?

For enquiries, please contact the Event Manager of Hong Kong Cyclothon at +852 2110 9008 (10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. The hotline will operate from 8am to 9pm on 16-17 Dec 2022) or by email to hongkongcyclothon@hktb.com.