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  1. Lifestyle - Health - WE RUN HK: WEEK 5

    We Run HK: Zara Horner

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:53pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... 40; running seemed the easiest way to maintain fitness. I am not a natural runner, but after conquering the treadmill and doing a couple of road races, I hit the trails and my love affair with trail running began. I never run with music; I thoroughly enjoy having to be completely present. It is almost zen-like for me. I still participate in 10 kilometre races and half-marathons ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    The making of a perfect running shoe

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... science, but making a running shoe comes close. Just ask Gregory Vollet from Salomon, the French company that is a world leader in the booming sport of trail running. "We make more patents ... success." More importantly, it kick-started Salomon's entry into the outdoor footwear market. In 2006, it made mountain sports and trail running its focus. Two years ago, for the first time, ...

  3. Lucky break for winners

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... adventure racers from around the region- pitting themselves against each other in the New Territories. The race started at 7am with trail running at the Tai Lam Chung Reservoir in Tsuen Wan and finished with a 200-metre dash down the promenade at Golden Beach in Tuen Mun. Apart from trail running and kayaking, the race tested the participants' endurance in many disciplines, including ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - WE RUN HK

    We Run HK: Christina Kui

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:42am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... kilometres along Bowen Road. Everyone said I would definitely get a DNF ["Did Not Finish"]. I ended up finishing in 4 hours, 35 minutes. I've just started running on the trails recently. Last year I did the 48-kilometre Raleigh Challenge on the Wilson Trail. Trail running is completely different from road running. On the road you have to keep to a pace. In trail running ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HOME RUN

    The latest in our series about running in Hong Kong focuses on Lamma

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:44pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... I ask myself, "How does my life fit into my running schedule?" I started trail running in 2012 to even out the excesses of living in Hong Kong. I've since completed over 20 races, ... metres, which is technically a climb rather than a run). But there are runs here to suit all abilities. The trails on Lamma are mostly paved, but there are a few lesser-known dirt paths. Over ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Hydration packs

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... activities such as mountain biking and trail running. gregorypacks.com Rig by Geigerrig Utilising a specially engineered hydration bladder the Rig (US$98) employs a pressure bulb to spray water ...

  10. Lifestyle - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: Brendan Davies

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:18am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Male Ultrarunner of the year and last year he won the nation's biggest trail running race, The North Face 100 Australia, snatching the record held by world-renowned ultrarunner Kilian Jornet. Last month, Davies visited Hong Kong to compete in the MSIG Sai Kung 50-kilometre trail race, and finished third. He used the race as a training run to prepare for a string ...




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