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  1. French pair win kayak-run race

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay French duo Adrien Choux and Damien Levy won the Teva Kayak n Run race at Deep Water Bay yesterday. They finished the four-kilometre kayak and six-kilometre trail run in one hour, 37 minutes and 29 seconds, holding off a stiff challenge from Guillaume Calloud and Bruce Pye. 'It was tough, especially the hike up Mount Nicholson, during which I twisted an ankle ...

  2. A banker who's hot on the trail

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Sandro Gianella runs down a long and steep flight of steps on the infamous Twins trail in Tai Tam, his legs flowing smoothly like a waterfall. Fifty ... this fearless instinct, which he honed through chasing his dad and older brother down the Alps on skis, eludes me. Gianella, 36, has been a common face- and typically among the leaders- in trail running ...

  3. Closer monitoring of road could help curb illegal feeding of wild monkeys

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Section 6 of the MacLehose Trail runs through Kam Shan and Shing Mun country parks. It is known for its beautiful scenery and large population of wild monkeys. Following problems when ... the Prohibition of Feeding of Wild Animals Notice in 1999, with a fine of HK$10,000 for anyone found guilty of breaking the regulations. On a recent hiking trip to this part of the MacLehose Trail ...

  4. Status grows by leaps and bounds

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... trail running community. For a glimpse of his athletic prowess- especially his downhill skills- check out season three, episode seven of his monthly web series, Kilian's Quest, on YouTube. ... kilometres means more fun. It gave me the chance to enjoy new views.' He has an almost Zen-like approach to trail running that is unlike the hi-tech flashiness of many athletes. He speaks ...

  5. 1,000 to take on Moon Trekker challenge

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is a trail-running paradise with some amazing trails from the edge of the city, amazing peaks and ridge lines. 'Orienteering is very similar to the Moon Trekker as you have to run through the night ... Unus Alladin unus.alladin@scmp.com Imagine running through the night with only a headlamp, a rucksack containing a few snacks and water, and the determination to overcome one of the most ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... ran an article questioning the size of their support crew and accusing them of a 'win at all costs' attitude. The reaction to this article in the local trail running community ... to strength', October 16). To set the record straight, our sense is that the local trail running community welcomes the PLA's involvement in Oxfam Trailwalker, applauds its superb performances ...

  7. Risk and reward

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into doing an adventure race with a friend in Macau and we did quite well. After that we decided to try another race in Singapore, and that was the first time I really started running the trails ... for about 20 kilometres. 'We didn't win in Singapore but my enthusiasm for adventure racing and trail racing was born and I started doing more races and more running and it turned out ...

  8. Proof is in the medals

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... level in volleyball and basketball She keeps herself fit by kayaking, trail running and regular visits to the gym She is actively involved in raising awareness about family violence and helping ...

  9. Hundreds set for Hong Kong's first solo 100km race

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... behind her.' The Vibram is organised by Hong Kong Trail Racing, run by Brammar and his wife, Janet Lee Shiaw-hwa. ... the Vibram Hong Kong 100. While the annual Trailwalker has been held for many years along the famed MacLehose Trail and is essentially a team challenge, next weekend's ultra-marathon ...

  10. Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... with Adam Nebbs tchecks@gmail.com Making tracks Visitors to Nepal now have more trekking opportunities with the opening of the country's section of The Great Himalaya Trail (www.thegreathimalayatrail.org). The project links 1,700 kilometres of existing trekking trails, which are divided into 10 sections of varying levels of difficulty. Eventually the trail will run the length ...




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