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  1. Tait sees off close rivals with hard-fought, tactical race

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pushed hard for a win over a hilly but scenic 12km course in Aberdeen Country Park yesterday. Former British cross country international Bob Shorrock led the 250-strong field from the starting point, but was shadowed closely by in-form Gunner Rethfeldt, who won the China Coast Marathon just three weeks ago, and trail running specialist Tait. The trio were evenly matched over the smooth ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - TRAIL RUNNING

    Peak condition

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... for their main trail races in their countries". Bhattachan, 58, was early to spot Nepal's potential as a running destination and breeding ground for elite runners. He helped to establish ... races, self-guided running tours in the country are easy to organise, says Bull. "Nepal's established network of trekking tea houses, that provide bed and board, means you can run ...

  4. Unsung heroes

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Alvin Chui Wui-chung School Choi Hung Estate Catholic Secondary School Grade Form Six Sport Cross-country and athletics Achievements Alvin, 17, is a long-distance runner ... in the Southern District Cross Country Race. He is captain of his school's cross-country team. He came ninth in the Grade A boys' category of the 2010-11 Division Two Inter-school Cross Country ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Kimberley Ultramarathon burn victims to sue race organiser

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... it can accept," she said. "Governments all over the world continue to contact us asking if we would consider staging an annual event in their country." ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ADVENTURE

    Participants in NT Border Run say organisers reckless

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... was taking part in a 10 kilometre run on the second day of the two-day Hong Kong ITU Triathlon Asian Cup. As the tragedy unfolded, Border Run racers navigated a route with insufficient water stops, which passed a zone outlawed for runners by the government until this year. Organisers provided no medical care, angry participants reported. The Border Run saw runners make their way from ...

  7. Late cancellation of cross-country event irks runners

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka The Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association was forced to defend itself after a number of competitors complained that it had left it too late to cancel yesterday's Cross Country Championships at Hok Tau. The event was only called off a 5.30am because of a thunderstorm warning, while typhhon signal number three was also in effect. Some 500 runners were due ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Round the Island Time Trial runners face e-mail threats

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Event organisers warn racers of e-mail saying route markings may be tampered with Group threatens time trial runners The organisers of this Sunday's Round the Island Time Trial have warned of a "potentially life-threatening" ...

  9. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    'One country, two systems' right formula for Taiwan, Xi Jinping reiterates

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:33am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the formula of "one country, two systems". And he said there was no way Beijing would back away from its long-time goal of achieving cross-strait reunification. But Taiwanese President Ma ... country, two systems" formula were the best ways to bridge the cross-strait political divide, he also hinted at flexibility. He said that before applying the formula, Beijing would "fully ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Refugees appeal for running shoes to race at their peak

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Refugees need shoes to reach their peak A Hong Kong human rights group is appealing for money to buy running shoes for eight refugees competing in a 24km trail race on Sunday. Each runner will need a pair of HK$500 shoes suitable to carry them over the uneven terrain in Action Asia's HK50 trail run and hike. The Justice Centre Hong Kong has formed a "Run for Justice" team ...




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