Running in Italian Style in Hong Kong


Founded by a group of Italian runners in Hong Kong, the club promotes an "Italian Running Lifestyle" as per stated below:
- Italian food without moderation
- Sharply dressed at any event
- Always smile at success and cry "Mamma Mia" in case of defeat
- Follow the training methods of the great Italian coaches: Gigliotti, Canova, Rosa

Obviously we welcome runners of ALL nationalities!
Starting from 2013, IRC is official HKAAA Associate Member


  • HKAAA Cross-Country Championships 2014 Also a Monday morning can bring more races: at the HKAAA Cross-Country Championships, we come back home with the Women's Title, thanks to Jane Richards, who won ahead of Ya Fen, from Taiwan. And she did it the day after running a Half Marathon!! In the Men's , Adrian Lowther 5th Senior (also after a HM!!) and Roberto Veneziani 2nd Master. For a change, the course was a lovely loop in the grass of the Fanling Golf Club.
    Posted 6 Dec 2014, 07:49 by Michael Lam
  • Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2013 First and incomplete results from the annual running extravaganza which is the Standard Chartered Marathon with his 70000 chronological order the morning started with Stefano Passarello 4th in the 10k overcoming the hamstring pull of 3 weeks earlier. In the half Marathon , Jane Hodgskin scores an impressive 2nd place overall confirming her excellent moment of shape. Philippe Cosentino comes in as 2nd Master. Grand finale with Michelle Lowry who complete the Marathon in 2h48' as first local woman . More results coming from the finish line of SCM: Ann Cheng-Echevarria breaks her PB by a over a minute to arrive 3rd in the Master category. In the full Marathon, also good results of Curtis Barclay and Chris Ellis ...
    Posted 27 Mar 2013, 05:16 by Michael Lam
  • AVOHK Reservoir Series 2012 In the prestigious AVOHK Reservoir Series which combine of 3 mixed terrain races around the reservoirs at Aberdeen, Tai Lam and Tai Tam, Peter Hopper and Philippe Cosentino shine again with the overall champion and 1st runner-up in each of their category. Well done guys!
    Posted 19 Feb 2013, 21:59 by Michael Lam
  • Peninsula Charity Run (2013-01-27) Jane begins her 3-in-a-row championships here: In the Peninsula Charity 10K run held at Science Park this morning, Jane dominated in women category with an astonishing 36:57. Ann Cheng-Echevarria also did well with 40:13 and walked away with the 1st runner-up in Women Master category. For the men, Marzelli Michael finished with a good time at 36:51. Congratulations to all of them!
    Posted 13 Feb 2013, 20:45 by Michael Lam
  • China Coast Marathon & Half Marathon (2013-01-13) IRC has done well in the CCM this year: Peter Hopper ranked first and Ann Cheng-Echevarria come up with third in each of their category. Big applause to both of them!
    Posted 13 Feb 2013, 20:00 by Michael Lam
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  • ANS Simply Whey Proteins Our sponsor ANS was at the ShekMun 10k race with their latest products. The Whey Proteins are already well-known, but now we all also appreciate the new Energy Gels!Available at
    Posted 10 Feb 2013, 22:51 by Michael Lam
  • ANS Rapid Energy Gels & Drink & Go ANS Rapid Energy Gels are fast, effective and versatile, easy to digest and provide sustained energy to all types of athletes in all sports at all levels.ANS Drink & Go is simply just that. A ready to drink snack containing a complete balance of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats providing a quick and easy source of energy and nutrition.Available at
    Posted 10 Feb 2013, 20:22 by Michael Lam
  • Farewell to Colin (2012-04-16) Today we must say a big "Good bye and good luck" to the great Colin Fishwick, who is leaving Hong Kong for his next assignment. Colin is a great person and a great runner and will be missed by everybody in our club. While in HK, we won many of the most important races in the territory: 2012 Mizuno HK Half Marathon Championship, HK Track League for 5000m and 10000m, ShekKong 30K, etc, etc. Best wishes for his new life in Morocco and Colin will always be a "italian" !
    Posted 10 Feb 2013, 19:58 by Michael Lam
  • Strategic Decisions Group joins ITALIA R.C. We welcome Strategic Decisions Group in our pool or sponsors and a big thanks to them for believing in this project.Strategic Decisions Group ( is a strategy consulting firm renowned for its expertise in strategic decision-making, risk management, and shareholder value creation. Through a collaborative, team-based approach, we help our clients find innovative, creative strategies to thrive today, while also helping them build internal competencies and more effective decision-making processes to meet competitive challenges in the future.
    Posted 18 Sep 2011, 18:15 by Roberto Veneziani
  • Follow Andrea in his epic expedition our member Andrea Oschetti recently embarked in an amazing bicycle solo trip from Mashhad (Iran) and finish in Kashgar (China) on September 19 crossing Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan and China to collect fund for an Hong Kong Charity.Know more about this epic ride and follow daily updates about his trip on
    Posted 16 Aug 2011, 06:29 by Roberto Veneziani
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In the Press in 2011