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  1. Endurance and intelligence win the day

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell, Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE & Jonathan Powell The Bonaqua Youth Challenge, an adventure competition held in Sai Kung Country Park last Sunday, was more than just a race. All the winners in the 15km multi-sport adventure race were strong enough for the gruelling challenges of trail running and kayaking, and intelligent enough to accomplish tasks like orienteering and other team games. ...

  2. Multi-sport event tests teen resilience

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Teen resilience will be tested in many disciplines including trail running, orienteering, swimming, kayaking, and other team activities. Originally there were 50 teams in three race categories- ...

  3. Take it to the limit

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Catharine Nicol

    ... Fancy a weekend of physical and mental endurance tests? Catharine Nicol previews an adventure-skills workshop taking place on Lamma Island BORED BY THE rat race? How about stepping out of the comfort zone at the weekend and trying something new, such as an activity that will push your mental and physical strength to the limit. If trail running until your eyes nearly pop, kayaking ...

  4. Adventure race designed for fun

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for adventure racing. It starts with running or hiking along the Lantau Trail to Pui O, a 50- or 100-metre ocean swim and beach run near Pui O, then hiking along the coastline, through a river gully ... The PowerBar Sprint adventure race takes place on Lantau Island on Sunday,July 27, and is open to novices, beginners and experienced trail hikers, triathletes, mountain marathon runners, ...

  5. Cooler alternatives to running in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Laura Walsh

    ... the water strongly and evenly. The front foot should land in front of the body's centre of gravity (but be sure to keep the knees slightly lower than in land running). The trailing leg should ... Whether you're an injured runner or looking to add something new to your fitness routine, one technique worth considering is deep water running or aquajogging. Basically, ...

  6. Action racers head to Lantau competition

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... along the Lantau Trail to Pui O, followed by a 50- or 100-metre swim and beach run near Pui O, then a hike along the coastline, through a river gully and along the trail to Cheung Sha Beach. ... Contestants will run, swim and hike for about two hours Hong Kong is set to boost its credentials as one of Asia's top adventure racing destinations. The sport's enthusiasts ...

  7. Fleet-footed fund-raisers donate $45,000

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Claus) who completed trails near South Island School last Sunday. Men paid $120 and women $80 to take part. The Santa Hash run, as with other hashes, was a variation on the 'hare and hounds' race. Runners, or 'hares', leave trails- some of them false- which are followed by other runners, or 'hounds'. The run was followed by socialising and drinking, which ...

  8. Runners determined not to make a hash of dash for cash

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the hare and hounds race, which began in Kuala Lumpur in the late 1930s. Runners- 'hares'- lay down a flour trail, which is followed by other runners, or 'hounds'. The run ... Sophie Taylor About 200 runners- some dressed as Santa- will get into gear to try to raise more than $45,000 for Operation Santa Claus. This year's Santa Hash run, which is hosted ...

  9. Let's go hiking!

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... not put those hiking boots on and blaze those beautiful trails in the countryside! What? You have no idea where to go? Well, look no further as we are going to recommend an outdoor activity ... and family on November 23. The one-day excursion will take participants to the scenic trails leading up to the plateau of Cheung Sheung in Sai Kung, which is known as the 'Leisure Garden of Hong ...


    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... running of the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile. A top-class field is assembled, but the race will be remembered for their great duel down the home straight in one of the most dramatic finishes Sha Tin has seen. From the off, Sunline comes out of the gates quickly and Greg Childs swiftly settles the hard-pulling mare at the head of the field. These front-running tactics ensure a furious gallop ...




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