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  1. 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 ...

  2. One World can draw first blood for HK in interport showdown

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... with improved luck including his latest run. Coming off a smart Class two win, One World found himself trapped three wide into the breeze in the Chinese New Year Cup won by Regency Dragon on January 28. Nevertheless, One World boxed on strongly to finish fourth with Brilliant Chapter (Douglas Whyte) just taking him out of the placings on the line after having a much better trailing run. A key feature ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Runners to swap training tracks for cart paths

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... of running trails in Coloane, access to the golf courses is important as it is difficult for the endurance athletes to find places to run safely on level ground. The team are also trying to work out ... that will train in one of the former Portuguese enclave's newly built facilities, the endurance athletes will use the trails on Coloane and, if all goes according to plan, Macau's two golf ...

  5. Stunning walks, culture, history, wine and food vie for attention

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... from piggy banks to ATMs. An even more enticing trail is the Wine Route, running though the Moselle Valley, which is justly celebrated for its dry whites. Starting at Wasserbillig, ...

  6. Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Explore Auckland's harbour and nearby wine trails with Air New Zealand's six-day City of Sails Scenery package. At HK$11,380 per person, the package runs until April 30 and includes ...

  7. Frozen fun where the sun never shines

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Danyll Wills, Richard Warren, Will Clem

    ... in Finland. Illuminated trails allow skiers to venture out during the dim daytime hours and late into the night. Among thousands of kilometres of ski trails are family-friendly routes winding their way through population centres, while back-country trails can be followed by those looking for a bit more adventure. Downhill skiing, telemarking and snowboarding are also possible. The skiing ...

  8. Top universities need to pay top salaries

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trail-blazing policies. Other local universities should stop procrastinating and embrace this approach: let market forces decide. Hong Kong succeeds as a financial and banking centre because we know what globalisation and competition is all about. But local universities are run like government departments. They are governed, in a tongue-in-cheek sort of way, by the University Grants ...

  9. Out of the shadows

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Keith Mundy

    ... in all the towns in all the world, the El Minzah bar was the nearest thing to Rick's Cafe Americain. It was a leading social centre of Tangiers, along with a joint round the corner run ... pocket and jump into a fortuitously passing taxi. The car winds through some expensive real estate, including a royal palace with lush gardens, then runs down a bourgeois shopping street full ...

  10. History

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The learning process is static. Studying local history is much livelier since we get to do field work and visit heritage sites and historical monuments. I like going to the Ping Shan Heritage Trail ... statues of ancient gods. The purpose of the trip was to study the impact of religion on modern China. During the two-day trip, we found that many temples were run like a tourist attraction. ...




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