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  1. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... mountain by New Zealand explorer Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. It's the world's highest marathon, starting from Everest Base Camp at about 5,400 metres above ... this from two guys who had conquered Kilimanjaro (Africa's highest mountain at 5,900 metres) and finished the 100-kilometre Oxfam Trailwalker in Hong Kong in a respectable 16 hours. So in May, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1011415/personal-best
  2. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Runner has mountains to climb to reach top 10 We all have dreams: some extravagant, some insignificant, others seemingly impossible. Stone Tsang dreams of standing among the top 10 at the finish line of the world's most prestigious mountain race. Last month, he came within minutes of realising it. At a little past 4pm, the compact Chinese runner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1321401/personal-best
  3. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: Executive Lance Diaresco gets lost around the world to find himself

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... got lost hiking up a mountain in Portugal. By the time he made it to the top after a long detour, he was minutes away from missing the final bus - the only way out. But a group of Korean ... mountain. The proceeds went to Child Haus. During his nine months away, Diaresco developed a fresh outlook on life. "I realised that too many people define success by wealth and social status, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1296137/personal-best-executive-lance-diaresco-gets-lost-around-world-find
  4. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Wheeling on top of the world

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by PAT FITZPATRICK

    ... and highest 'cyclosportive' in the world": seven days, 780 kilometres, 19 famous cols (mountain passes) and 21,000 metres of climbing in the Alps, with the finish line at Nice's ... famous cycling roads. Occasionally, the sound of an alpenhorn accompanied us as we pedalled silently up long mountain valleys. We had a set programme for each day. We would rise early ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1122093/wheeling-top-world
  5. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    The ode less travelled

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by CHAD LYKINS

    ... I will no longer be able to reach the peaks of mountains or the remotest parts of the wilderness. I am aware of finitude and mortality, and because of that, I feel gratitude and urgency. I run because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1096564/ode-less-travelled
  6. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal Best: How I discovered my inner badass

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... surrounded by snow-capped mountains all year round. It was once a bustling city known for mining gold and later silver; these days it's best known for the Leadville Trail 100 Run, a gruelling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1056413/personal-best-how-i-discovered-my-inner-badass

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