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Suspension of the Sedan Chair Race

  18-05-2017 Sedan Chair Race 2017 Open for Registration NOW!  
  26-04-2017 Sedan Chair Design Competition 2017 - Open for Application  



19 Apr 2018


The Sedan Chair Charities Fund announces with sadness that the annual Sedan Chair Charities Race will be suspended indefinitely from 2018. The Sedan Chair Race has been held at the Matilda for the past 42 years and this decision was only made after an objective and detailed review and careful consideration of the charity race arena and donation trend in general and sustainability of the Race as a fundraising engine.


We would like to extend a sincere thanks to our sponsors, race teams, supporters and volunteers that have contributed passion, time, donations and resources that enabled the Sedan Chair Charities Fund to raise over $70 million for over 143 small grassroots charities.  These funds have made a lot of community work possible for smaller grassroot charities who do amazing work bettering people’s lives.


The Sedan Chair Charities Fund is a charity of Matilda International Hospital and they will continue to support local communities with initiatives that are focused around contributing medical expertise and helping children from around the region that need life-changing surgery through the work of the Matilda Children’s Foundation.





18 May 2017

All energetic and amateur runners are invited to join the Sedan Chair Race 2017 to support local small charities on 29 October 2017 (Sunday). Starting from the historical site of the Matilda International Hospital, all participants can enjoy running as well as the beautiful view along a 2.1 km course on the Peak. This charity race is also an excellent platform for team building and brand exposure. Join us and select the charities that you wish to support from a category of Education, Health and Social Welfare.

We are excited to introduce a new category in Sedan Chair Race 2017, “Super Fun Challenge”

Fun Challenge

Super Fun Challenge

6 – 8 runners

4 – 6 runners

1 passenger

No passenger required

Compete for fun awards

Compete for fun awards


4-6 runners can enjoy the Sedan Chair experience without carrying a passenger. The team can compete for the fun awards as other challengers do. Check out the link and learn more! 





26 April 2017


Calling for all creative engineers and designers! Sedan Chair Design Competition is open for registration now. Join us for exploring new design ideas to make upcoming Sedan Chair Race more fun by sending us email at program@sedanchairace.org or calling us at 2849 0447. Please click the below poster for more information.