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  1. Race provides wake-up call for competitors

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and none of the participants should fear that they won't be able to finish. Most of the trail running is flat,' Li said. 'For beginners, kayaking will be a challenge, and a few ... of his friends from Caritas Marden Foundation Secondary School. 'The inline skating will be tough, but I think we can make up for it in the kayaking and trail-running segments. We all play ...

  2. Taiwanese rivals enter final stretch

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As election fever grows in Taiwan, the Post follows the campaign trail this week in the run-up to Saturday's poll. Today, Allen T. Cheng follows Kuomintang leader Lien Chan as he tries to wrangle votes in the southern heartland of Chen Shui-bian's DPP. Full report- A8 ...

  3. West Island boys storm to victory in adventure race

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... in the gruelling test of endurance through Sai Kung Country Park. The race included 16 kilometres of trail running, 2.5km of kayaking, and 300 metres of swimming, plus three sponsored challenges. The West ... and Good Hope schools, while La Salle College trail Diocesan boys by just five points. The final is on Friday. The Outward Bound Adventure Race winners: Junior- West Island, 3 hours 22.38 minutes ...

  4. Orienteering proves costly for competitors

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... swimming, inline skating and trail running. A kayaking stage had also been planned but was cancelled due to strong winds. 'We had to cut the kayaking. We decided about 10.30am that the wind ... forced to scramble up on their hands and knees. The opening uphill phase of the challenge was unexpected as organisers had said earlier that most of the running would be on flat land. A few ...

  5. Mystery course for action competitors

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... more than 75 per cent were from Hong Kong, said the race director Michael Maddess. Spanning more than 35 kilometres, the 'secret' course will include trail running, ocean kayaking, ...

  6. Country park opens its gates to cyclists

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... and webmaster Gillis Heller. 'They are opening up one of the areas we had asked for.' The additional trails include a portion of stage 10 of the MacLehose Trail that runs along the northern ... Nick Gentle New trails widen options for off-road bikers dramatically Giving is what the festive season is all about, and it seems the government has decided to grant mountain bikers ...

  7. Inline skating

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... LAU KIT WAI Bored by trail running? Why not put on a pair of roller skates and glide at a lightening speed of 40 kilometres per hour? Inline skating- which is commonly, but wrongly known ... such as the roller skating rink in Victoria Park. Alternatively, you can glide on bicycle trails or roads on outlying islands for pleasure and exercise- just make sure you wear a helmet. But don't ...

  8. No pain... no gain

    Posted Nov 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PowerBar Action Sprint races, which consist of running on dirt trails, trekking through waist-deep waters, scrambling on rocks, scurrying about in river gullies, racing on hand lines and up cargo ... Asia Challenge on December 5- a gruelling course that includes mountain biking, ocean swimming and kayaking. Says race director Michael Maddess: 'To train for this get on a trail ...

  9. Gruelling test for adventure teams

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Sixty-one adventure race teams will take to the hills of Sai Kung Country Park on Sunday morning for a gruelling 20-kilometre test of endurance and mental resilience. The third Outward Bound Adventure Race, which includes 17km of trail running, 2.5km of kayaking and 300m of swimming, will finish in Sai Kung town. 'We hope the racers will get a cheer from all ...

  10. Huge football training centre planned for Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Jul 28th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and optimistic about this.' Facilities at the centre, accommodating some 80 players, will include five natural-grass pitches, changing rooms, a gymnasium, a running trail, medical rooms, seminar ... it is built, the HKFA will manage the centre and pay for the running costs. It will be a permanent centre modelled on the academy centres you see in Europe,' said Lam. Many officials, players ...




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