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  1. Lazy? Watson's prescribes a cross-country run

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sara Troughton The Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association is organising the Watson's Pharmacy Self Care Cross-Country Championships and Relay 2004. The championships will be held ... and sweet fresh air impossible to find in the concrete jungle. The association will host a running clinic on Sunday for anyone interested in learning more about running strategies, medication ...

  2. Teens eclipse seniors in cross-country race

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Teenage endurance athletes surpassed their senior teammates in the Watson's Cross-Country Relay Championships at Tai Tong, near Yuen Long, last Sunday. The race ... was also the junior champion in the Watson's Pharmacy Self-Care Cross-Country Championships held last month. Tak-lung came in third in that race. Chi-man is Hong Kong's top-ranked 1,500m ...

  3. Hong Kong retain cross-country titles

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong boys' and girls' teams retained their Schools Interport Cross-Country Championships last weekend. The SAR's best junior athletes took on their counterparts from Guangdong, Fujian and Macau at Tai Lam Country Park near Yuen Long. The race, organised by the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation and sponsored by Coca-Cola, attracted nearly 80 ...

  4. Professionals offer tips for athletes in run-up to race

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... in a seminar at Sports House, Causeway Bay, on Sunday. The talks were organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association in conjunction with the Watsons Pharmacy Cross-Country Championships which will be held in the woods around Pat Sin Leng Country Park later this month. About 60 people, mostly teachers, students and competitors, attended the clinic for tips on running strategy, medication ...

  5. Locals looking good in the long run

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell School cross-country and track champions are expected to dominate the junior categories in Sunday's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, which will have a record field of 24,000 runners taking part in three different races. Ruth Fielder, the 2003/04 inter-school and Jing Ying cross-country champion, is in top form and the King George V student ...

  6. Cross-harbour buses to run- for now

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam But many fear they will be banned soon after the new Ma On Shan rail link opens Cross-harbour buses from Ma On Shan will continue at least temporarily after the new rail link ... 13 minutes less than on cross-harbour buses, which charge 80 cents more. Mr Ip said residents of Sha Tin and Ma On Shan would enjoy more public transport choices after the line opened. ...

  7. Yet another cross-strait problem

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... more important issues were being debated, such as whether one country or two exist on either side of the strait. It looks now, however, that its time has finally come. All that stands ... governments are- to make the trains run on time, the DPP has set itself two main tasks. Together with its ally, the Taiwan Solidarity Union, it aims to win a majority in the year-end legislative ...

  8. The extra mile

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of these by actually covering the distance. 'The best substitute is to do long, hard back-to-back runs at the weekend, to simulate the effect of getting the muscles to run when tired,' he says. ... says the physical training for an ultra-marathon involves the same factors as a marathon, such as speed work, massage, stretching and cross training. An ultra-marathon is a psychological ...

  9. Kiptanui in forefront of Kenya challenge

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... by two of his countryman, Jackson Kabiga and Gideon Chirchir, in the field of 40 international runners (both men and women) from 22 countries. Kabiga set his personal best at the 2000 Berlin ...

  10. Tensions run high ahead of election

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Karen Palmer

    ... in Ghana's northern regions to ward off violence as political tensions in the country simmer ahead of its third democratic election tomorrow. Friction between the country's two contending political parties in the run-up to the election has resulted in the death of a 14-year-old boy and injuries to three others who were wounded in shootings. Political activities and radio phone-in ...




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