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FWD announces Title Sponsorship of "FWD North Pole Marathon 2017"

23 March 2017 | Hong Kong
Hong Kong Marathon Elites Chan Ka-ho and Former Hong Kong Olympics Track Team Member Christy Yiu are Getting Ready to Challenge the World's Coolest Marathon
FWD North Pole Marathon 2017 Timetable:
(The schedule may change subject to weather conditions)

3 April

Midnight Departure from Hong Kong (2-3 nights of stay in Norway)

3 April

Midnight Departure from Hong Kong (2-3 nights of stay in Norway)

6 April

From Oslo, Norway to Svalbard

7 April

Pre-Departure briefing

8 April

Fly to North Pole camp

9 April

FWD North Pole Marathon* Norway time zone (GMT/UTC -6h) will be used as the North Poledoes not have a specific time zone.

10 April

Return to Svalbard

12 April

Departure from Oslo

13 April

Arrive Hong Kong

FWD team being trained in a -20C degrees cold storage
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FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan. In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities have been assigned strong financial strength ratings  by international rating  agencies —FWD Life Insurance  Company (Bermuda) Limited is rated “A3” by Moody’s and “A” by Fitch; and FWD General Insurance Company Limited is rated “A” by Fitch.

FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group.

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