While many runners commit, sacrifice and train for years to earn the monikers of "Boston Marathon qualifier" and "Boston Marathon finisher", I will now always be first and foremost, a Boston...
Upon hearing of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon slogan "run for a reason" last year, Paul Evans knew he had to sign up.
It's finally here. Three months of arduous training have flown by, and on Sunday, I will run the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.
It's no secret that training for a marathon requires hard work, as early mornings, thigh-thrashing long runs and pushing near-sickening speeds become the norm.
Logically, if running is good for your health, then more must be better. But experts have discovered a point where the benefits are outweighed by the wear and tear on your heart - and research...
The standard formula for calculating one's maximum heart rate is "220 minus your age". But experts suggest the textbook is wrong: everyone's maximums, from heart rate to output, are different....
Name Ivan Li Chun-yin
School Lingnan Hang Yee Memorial Secondary School
Grade Form Six
Sport Athletics (long-distance running)
Name Cheryl Cheung Wai-yin
School Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan)
Grade Year Two
If it weren't for running, Gi Ka-man would probably be on a different path in life. The long-distance runner has represented Hong Kong and started his own athletic club, but he took a winding road...
Give the gift of life with blood donation
While needing a blood transfusion is not a matter of choice, becoming a blood donor is.
Many people donate blood regularly to...
The annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon is a noteworthy event, but the death of a 26-year-old male runner cast a shadow over this year's race.
It brought up the question of...
Last Sunday's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon - an annual road race for Hong Kong runners - attracted a record 70,000 entrants.