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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ... 'This was my first cross country race ever, and I didn't expect it to be like this at all,' said Hong Kong international triathlete Joyce Cheung Ting-yan (pictured), who won the senior ...

  5. Schools to battle for promotion in gruelling cross-country event

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Hong Kong and Kowloon schools race in the Division Two and Three Cross-Country Championships today and tomorrow at Pak Tam Chung Country Park near Sai Kung. All girls, and the younger boys in Grade C, will try to race 4km through the park in less than 30 minutes. Grade A and Grade B boys will run a testing 6.4km in under 34 minutes. The top two teams in both boys' ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    A 'half-hearted' runner

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... the associate degree programme in sport and recreation studies at Baptist University's College of International Education. He also plans to take part in university athletics and cross-country ... K" by his friends and other athletes, started running in Form Four. "I saw top runners at the school's athletic meets being cheered by my schoolmates," says Wan, 19. ...

  8. HK next territory on 4 Deserts champ's hit list

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com When Ryan Sandes received an invitation in his mailbox from his running team, Salomon International, to take part in a 100-kilometre trail run in Hong Kong, he thought he was dreaming. 'I was surprised to put it mildly. Hong Kong and trail running? I thought it must be some mistake. I knew Hong Kong was full of skyscrapers and is a big ...

  9. Doctor ready to run to the rescue

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... event in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon. Once she has crossed the finish line, Li will quickly don her doctor's coat and join her medical colleagues at the finish area to provide ... to Hong Kong's largest public participation sporting event. No less than 400 medical staff will be on hand today. Last year Li was competing in a 15km event in Sai Kung Country Park when she ...

  10. Run for your lives

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the increasing number of Hongkongers running on country trails suggests that the sport is more than just a trend. This year, at least five new trail running events are on offer in the city. These include ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Ten years ago, Hannes Niggli had never run before in his life. At the time, Niggli identified himself as someone who would have preferred ...




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