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  1. Comment - Blogs

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1300873/hong-kongs-claire-price-runner-french-ultra-trail-race
  2. Comment - Blogs

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1299142/conquering-100-miles-mind
  3. Comment - Blogs

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1290343/blumberg-stays-course-his-grand-slam-bid
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... increasingly packed trail running calendar. The course profile makes it the hilliest and most challenging course in Hong Kong on offer yet. Starting and finishing at Tai Mei Tuk in the New Territories, ... of elevation gain),” says race director Keith Noyes, who also organises the King of the Hills, Hong Kong's longest running trail race series.   Set on mostly single-track trails, runners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1272321/ultra-crazy-north-face-100-hong-kongs-latest-100km-race
  5. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... but running. Lots of it. We’re talking four 100-mile (160km) races in the span of 10 weeks, traversing the toughest and most iconic trails in the US for a total cumulative elevation gain of nearly ... run. The trails are also quite well-maintained, partly because they have this tradition whereby to get into the race you have to do trail maintenance and other race volunteering. So competitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1275213/hong-kong-runner-andre-blumbergs-grand-slam-quest
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUNNING

    Double win for Americans in final trail event of Hong Kong series

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 12:53am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... at the finish of the MSIG HK50 Sai Kung on Saturday- the third and final event in Hong Kong's first trail running race series recognised by the International Skyrunning Federation. More than 1,000 runners battled rugged and muggy conditions for a taste of the city's greatest trail running prize pool, with the lion's share eventually seized by the 50-kilometre race winners, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1438287/double-win-americans-final-trail-event-hong-kong-series
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ENDURANCE SPORT

    Hong Kong joins world ultra running circuit

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Kong 100, an ultra marathon held over parts of the MacLehose trail, will be the first stop in the inaugural Ultra-Trail World Tour of ultra trail running, to be held during the course of 2014. ... flattered," said race organiser Steve Brammar. "We hoped the Vibram Hong Kong 100 would help put Hong Kong on the map as a trail-running destination, but never dreamed it would happen so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1301268/hong-kong-joins-world-ultra-running-circuit
  8. Sport - Other Sport

    Local runners excited to host international stars on home turf

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 07:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... system and the chance to win the title of "Ultra Trail World Tour 2014 champion". I hope that people see what's great about trail running here- beautiful technical trails ... great about trail running here- beautiful technical trails, difficult mountain climbs and passionate people- and not just the negatives." Several of the local elites, Ritcey included, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1403159/local-runners-excited-host-international-stars-home-turf
  9. Sport - Hong Kong

    China's Yan Longfai and Nepal's Mira Rai win Hong Kong Island trail race

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 09:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline An international field sees the Nepali finish fifth overall to take the women's race China's Yan beats Boyd to claim HK trail event A fierce battle with a distinctly international flavour played out at the MSIG HK 50 Hong Kong Island on Sunday, one of Hong Kong's four international trail running sanctioned races. China's Yan Longfei ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1625228/chinas-yan-longfai-and-nepals-mira-rai-win-hong-kong-island-trail
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TRAIL RUNNING

    Maxing out in the spirit of adventure

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 11:37pm by JEANNETTE WANG

    ... are Tiger Woods, Roger Federer or Kobe Bryant- the world's highest-paid athletes in 2013- life is a bed of roses. But if your sporting career is trail running, life is more like a bed ... a combined salary of US$211.5 million, of which US$164 million came from endorsements and US$47.5 million came from winnings. But when you get into trail running, you don’t do it for fame ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1408675/maxing-out-spirit-adventure

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