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  1. HK runners grab podium finish in North Face race

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... through the Mangshan Forest Park and Tiger Valley and along paths in Changping district. Mainland runners placed first and second place in the men's category, with champion Yang Jiagen crossing the finish line in eight hours and 45 minutes. Behind Semick in the women's competition were two mainland runners. The Beijing race is a stop in The North Face series, which crosses ...

  2. Wet, muddy course tests cross country runners

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Castka Hong Kong distance runners got their first true test of cross country running yesterday when the Gigasports Hong Kong Cross Country Championship was staged over a rugged ... get feedback from the runners and from the organising committee,' Kwan said. Thomas Kiprotich claimed his fourth distance title in three weeks and his second in two days by taking ...

  3. Runners stride out to honour Olympics

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... in the run, from one to 71 years old. 'It is awe-inspiring to have the continuous support of so many runners,' said Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the SF&OC, during the opening ceremony. At the sound of the starting horn, runners followed the tree-lined Fantasy Road and Magic Road towards Sunny Bay. After the turning point on Sunny Bay Road, the route took them along ...

  4. Cash bonanza on offer for runners

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... run. The times of the four runners are added to make a total. Winners will pick up $2,000 in coupons, runners-up $1,200, while third-place finishers get $800. The fastest runner in a team could ... more challenging for young runners than ever before, said Anthony Lam, brand communications and retail marketing manager, adidas Hong Kong. 'The new class will encourage the juniors ...

  5. HK runners take honours in Taiwan

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan powell School athletics champions Grace Ng Hei-man and Roseda Lo Wing-hei proved they can compete with the region's best road runners when they dominated the Nike Taiwan 10km ... in the Standard Chartered 10k with 39.43. Two other Hong Kong runners also enjoyed success in Taiwan. Yung Chun-nam and Tsui Theeradej Winter both competed in the men's 20-24 age group, finishing ...

  6. Happy trails are just around the corner for sociable set

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com The Runner Lounge Free Rating 9/10 This app is only as good as its users, and as I seem to be the only one in Hong Kong using it, I invite all runners ... a group consisting of one writer who tries to run in Hong Kong. There are already a number of groups, including a popular long-distance runners' group, a 'Run to Drink Beer' group ...

  7. Playing victim

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Valley park I take my children to, swinging around serious-looking blades. In most countries you'd be arrested for carrying such a weapon and get chased out of a children's playground ...

  8. Training new champions

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... about their goals before competition. And this is probably the reason for the blossoming of Hong Kong runners this year. His students call him Coach Paul. The 40-year-old Englishman became head ... was coaching a Hong Kong girl named Jessica Siu Nga-ching at university in the US,' he explains. 'She was an incredible race walker and beat other strong runners in university races. She told ...

  9. Speedy Steve takes crown

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter Australian International School student Steven Ing smashed the Hong Kong junior 1,500-metre record at the Bank of China IAAF World Athletics Day and Open Meet on Sunday. The 17-year-old (pictured) ran the distance in 3 minutes and 56.64 seconds- 5.76 seconds faster than the record set 40 years ago. The previous record of 4:02:40 was set by Hong Kong runner Glen Hortstead ...

  10. Hong Kong quartet aim to stay ahead of Asian rivals

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been working on this since our arrival in London.' The association has offered a HK$300,000 incentive if the team, who also include reserve runner Ho Man-lok, reach the final ...




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