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  1. Comment - Blogs

    For some, running 100 miles around Mt Fuji is pure joy

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 07:19pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... nearly four consecutive marathons- 161 kilometres to be exact- here in Mount Fuji. I'm among nearly 80 Hongkongers that have made the trip to Kawaguchiko, Japan, to run the Ultra Trail Mount Fuji (UTMF), the country's first and largest international trail running race. There will be 10 cities and villages from the Yamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures, numerous organisations ...

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    In search of green in China's Silicon Valley

    Posted May 31st 2013, 05:39pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... wasn't a nature trail, but it was quite literally a breath of fresh air. I kept the pace easy and the run short, just enough to break a sweat, get the blood pumping and churn up some endorphins ... I take my running shoes with me wherever I go. Across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, round and round the padang in Georgetown, Penang, under freezing conditions in London, ...

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    Why Hong Kong’s trails are some of the best in the world for running

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 01:42pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... of the Bonaqua Mountain Hardwear Action Sprint adventure race series in Mui Wo. The 12km race involved 7 km of trail running on Lantau trail, 1km beach run, 4 km of rock scrambling on ocean coastlines and river gullies for a total of 12 km finishing at Pui O beach, South Lantau. Hong Kong has some of the best and most accessible trail running terrain in the world, according to Keith Noyes, race ...

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    Hong Kong's Claire Price runner-up at French ultra-trail race

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 03:26pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... runner Claire Price has finished on the podium in one of the marquee trail running events in the world, the Traces des Ducs de Savoie (TDS) in Chamonix, France. The 44-year-old property agent who ... Trail Mont Blanc, which flagged off on Friday and is widely regarded as the toughest foot race in Europe and the holy grail of trail running. Price’s awesome performance doesn’t come as much ...

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    Conquering 100 miles with the mind

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 06:00pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com   Thirteen minutes separated Andre Blumberg from success and failure at the Leadville 100 mile run last weekend. Just 13, mind you, because in the world of ultra-running, 13 minutes is like a millisecond in a 100-metre dash. So, by the skin of his teeth, the Hong Kong-based German remains on track to complete the Grand Slam ...

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    Local races: the spring/summer collection

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 04:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Oakleys. Hydrate constantly, even when not running. This keeps the body's cooling mechanisms slick. While the main trail running racing season is now over, there are still many races happening ... Bay (April 28) and Discovery Bay (May 5) events to go. Each race is about 12-13km long with about 75 per cent off-road trail running and 25 per cent small rocky sections, gullies, coastlines ...

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    Discovering Beijing's off-road trails

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:43pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... for its hiking and running trails.  Tina Lewis, one of Canada's top trail runners, was pleasantly surprised with what she saw at the recent North Face 100 Beijing  two weekends ago. "I ... by local Yang Jiagen in 8:27:12.  A nurse practitioner at a hospital in Denver, Colorado, Lewis is a former adventure racer who picked up trail running in 2010. In just a short time she's ...

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    Blumberg stays on course in his Grand Slam bid

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:29pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... but he's says it's not getting easier Practice makes perfect, but not quite if you’re running a 100-mile race. Just ask Andre Blumberg, who completed the Vermont 100 at the weekend, his second 100-miler in three weeks. “They don’t get easier,” says Blumberg, 43, a Hong Kong-based German IT director who has chalked up an impressive resume of trail ultramarathons in the past couple ...

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    What running 100 miles taught me

    Posted May 05th 2013, 07:26pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... I survived to tell the tale... Completely spent with not a drop of energy left in me, I sat among the beech-lined forest trail that headed steeply up the 1,320-metre high Mount Mikuni. Having run ... out these type of off-track routes on trail runs in Hong Kong. I made it over the twin peaks just as dusk hit. Turning on my headlamp, I flowed down the long descent to checkpoint 10. ...

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    Hot pursuits: Hong Kong's country parks are the place to be

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Kong conducted more than 550 tours for a total of nearly 1,800 people last year- 40 per cent more than in 2011. "Hong Kong has some of the best and most accessible trail running terrain ... running offer a way to escape urban life, get some fresh air, reconnect with nature and exercise. Noyes says the Sars epidemic played a part in making Hongkongers take up outdoor exercise. Trail ...




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