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  1. 2 minutes with...

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By the time you read this, Andy Chen Pak-keung, 29, will probably be still running on the roads of Hong Kong trying to complete today's Standard Chartered Hong Kong International Marathon. The Hong Kong-born, British-educated operations manager of Li & Fung is competing in his second marathon, having run the London Marathon in 2002. He hopes to run this one in under five ...


    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sixth Hong Kong Marathon and I finished it with the same time as last year, 3:11. I have been running marathons since 1990- my personal best is 3:03- but these were the worst conditions I have ever run in. But it is a great event and Hong Kong does it very well. I ran for the personal challenge.' TONY TANG WAI-YIP, 43, restaurant manager: 'My time was 3:21 and it was five ...

  3. Best feet forward

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

    ... glycogen stores (1.6 times over a baseline) is to exercise to the point of depletion (that is, a long or hard run) followed by six days of eating a 60 per cent carbohydrate diet (for example, ... make sure the meal's been tried and tested. Rest is more important while tapering than running. During this phase, all long runs should be eliminated. Deciding whether or not to take both ...

  4. I won't make the same mistake twice, declares fit and determined Ribeiro

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to halfway. 'Last year, I got lost after missing a marker and going off course. Hopefully, I won't be making the same mistake twice, especially having run the same course. I have learned ... Lantau leg of the Samsung Action Asia Challenge with his Protrek team. About 200 competitors will line up at 9am tomorrow in an event that starts off with a run-up on the pier ...

  5. Dai completes HK-Macau double

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... career-best time is 2:24:41, set in the Beijing Marathon in 2001. A veteran who has been running professionally for 10 years, Dai is not a member of the China national team. But her performance ... to run against a strong headwind. Last year, it was colder, but the rain and the wind this year made it hard for everybody. 'We had better weather conditions last year because it only rained ...

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

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

    ... 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 ...

  7. Satoru leaves pack trailing in 'training run' for Kyoto

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay, Unus Alladin

    ... very happy and proud to have won this race.' The Japanese completed the New York Marathon in 2002 when he finished 60th in a time of two hours and 32 minutes. 'I love running ... in the King of the Hills race, but being a flat run, it was harder,' said the 39-year-old Tait. ...

  8. Future HK Marathons will outstrip this year's record field, says Ko

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in terms of participants and that the event could still grow. A total of 30,918 people have entered to run in the annual race- dubbed the largest participatory sports event in Hong Kong- which ... this large number of people running. 'To make sure things run smoothly, there will be four different starts with the 10km race having two starts (6am and 6.40am), the half-marathon commencing ...

  9. Observatory does a star turn... but only in name

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the observatory has been at this for a while, and not just for dead tycoons but live ones as well. Celestial objects, according to several press reports, have been named after TVB boss Run Run Shaw, ... but I couldn't find any Run Run Shaw star, nor a Tsang Hin-chi asteroid. Actually, you or anyone else can't name stars. There are internationally accepted rules and procedures for astronomers ...

  10. Promising Liverbird set to give punters a flying start

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Super Dana has proved effective over this course and distance this term and warrants respect. A good choice for banker in the third event is Top Scorer. He had no luck in running last time out and gets his chance to atone. Medic Legion ran very well on his debut when finishing third to Flash Harry and will strip fitter for that run. Golden Galloper displayed some improvement last time ...




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