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  1. 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 ...

  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. Magazines - 48hrs

    Best Kept Secret: summit to shout about

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Country Trail that runs between the former mining village of Ma On Shan Tsuen and Tai Shui Tseng. An added attraction for thrillseekers is a paraglider launch point on the plateau's eastern ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HOME RUN

    An insider's guide to local running neighbourhoods

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:30pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... it a base from which to discover more. There are plenty of options: flat, hilly, roads or trails. For a flat road run, head towards the water for an easy 5km loop along the harbourfront. Running ... But the highlight is the 50km Hong Kong Trail- and its many offshoots- in the middle of the island. An easy way to get to the start of the trail at The Peak is to run up Morning Trail from Hatton Road. ...

  5. Race provides wake-up call for competitors

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and none of the participants should fear that they won't be able to finish. Most of the trail running is flat,' Li said. 'For beginners, kayaking will be a challenge, and a few ... of his friends from Caritas Marden Foundation Secondary School. 'The inline skating will be tough, but I think we can make up for it in the kayaking and trail-running segments. We all play ...

  6. Taiwanese rivals enter final stretch

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As election fever grows in Taiwan, the Post follows the campaign trail this week in the run-up to Saturday's poll. Today, Allen T. Cheng follows Kuomintang leader Lien Chan as he tries to wrangle votes in the southern heartland of Chen Shui-bian's DPP. Full report- A8 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: Wong Ho Fai

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... his job to realise his passion- sports photography. Four years later, the gutsy decision has led to an exciting role spearheading French trail-running brand Salomon's marketing campaigns ... on the side, the job has given him the chance to develop his other passion: sports, in particular, trail running. Work has taken him to some of the most amazing trails in the world. His most recent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Refugees appeal for running shoes to race at their peak

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Refugees need shoes to reach their peak A Hong Kong human rights group is appealing for money to buy running shoes for eight refugees competing in a 24km trail race on Sunday. Each runner will need a pair of HK$500 shoes suitable to carry them over the uneven terrain in Action Asia's HK50 trail run and hike. The Justice Centre Hong Kong has formed a "Run for Justice" team ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - TRAIL RUNNING

    Peak condition

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... ground for thrill seekers drawn to its striking scenery, extensive trail network and diverse terrain. Strong competition from local running talent is an extra drawcard for the destination. ... for their main trail races in their countries". Bhattachan, 58, was early to spot Nepal's potential as a running destination and breeding ground for elite runners. He helped to establish ...

  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 ...




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