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  1. Adventure sports for action fans

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... races, which are open to individuals and teams, will take place on October 14 and November 4. The first features 5km of trail running and 20km of mountain biking along Tai Tong and Tai Lam Country Park. The second race at Chi Ma Wan, Lantau Island, is 8km of trail running and 15km of mountain biking. 'Unknown to many people, Hong Kong actually has many challenging mountain bike ...

  2. Watson paves way for 'new' kind of adventure in Wan Tsai

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... mountain-bike loop and then the 5.5km trail run. And then, around dusk when he's finished, Watson will set up camp and spend the night in Sai Kung Country Park, along with some of the 30 or so ... . 'For the trail running, the main thing is the fatigue and being aware not to trip on anything and fall,' Watson said. 'But towards the end, as you come back around, you see the sea ...

  3. New race route offers stiff test

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... a single track and wider trails with mixed terrain. The race ends with a 5.5km trail run, with the competitors facing a variety of challenges. Seyon Asia's managing director, Keith Noyes, said ... said the race would also include a mountain running trail. 'It's reasonably testing. I expect people wouldn't be able to run at full steam. There will be parts where ...

  4. Hundreds to take part in Challenge

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This year's event will be held on December 2 in Discovery Bay and the race will involve trail running, biking, swimming, rock and waterfall scrambling as well as mystery tests. The race, which ... point before completing the final leg which ended at the Plaza. Last year's route consisted of five loops and included a hill climb, a steep downhill jungle trail, kayaking, mountain ...

  5. Ocean Park to host families and athletes in adventure race

    Posted Dec 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Repulse Bay that aims to combine fun and education. The athletes will compete in a 10-km race involving trail running and kayaking through Aberdeen Country Park and Deep Water Bay. A dolphin ...

  6. Heat is on for tough firemen

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... in 50:59 to win convincingly. Rebecca Kynaston was second and Ser Hau Mei third. The King of the Hills series offers challenging trail running, steep hills and the chance to enjoy the beautiful ... Discovery Bay event. Wong, 29, finally got the better of young fireman Stone Tsang Siu-keung, who was struggling with the heat. Wong, who took up running just 18 months ago, has finished second ...

  7. Challenge for thrill-seekers

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... of kayaking, swimming, sea orienteering and trail running lasting around three to five hours. Be prepared for a few surprise challenges along the way. The multidiscipline race is organised by Outward ...

  8. Race calling action fans

    Posted Feb 20th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... will have to swim, run on sand and trails, pull themselves up fixed rope lines and hike up hills. The other challenges will include going down steep trail sections and rock scrambling to test ... Organisers said participants would need cycling or climbing helmets, as they would cover trails, rocky coastlines and river gorges. A good pair of trail-running shoes were also necessary, while ...

  9. Repaving of trail has ruined natural look, hikers complain

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about the 750-metre trail, which runs from Pinewood Garden, through the Pinewood Battery to the junction of Harlech Road and Hatton Road, is just the latest by hikers and environmentalists ... A century-old trail built with granite stones has been paved over in Western, prompting hikers to prepare a complaint to the Ombudsman. They say the work is a waste of money and has ruined ...

  10. Davis is King of the Hills

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... offers challenging trail running, steep hills and the chance to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of Hong Kong. The next event is the new KOTH Time Trial Summer Series, which will include ... loops will win. This will encourage people to use better running stategies,' he said. Entry fee for any individual race is HK$100; for the three-race series, it is HK$280. More more ...




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