Michelle Lowry

Unicef charity run raises over HK$9 million for expectant mothers

Runners in the Unicef Charity Run's 10km event begin the race in wet conditions. Photo: Richard Castka

Charity was the big winner at the Unicef Half Marathon and 10km race yesterday with more than HK$9 million raised to buy Aids testing equipment for mothers-to-be in the developing world.

Monday, 26 November, 2012, 3:06am

Yiu's surge take fight out of Lowry

Yiu Kit-ching and Michelle Lowry run side by side in the Asics 10km Challenge. Photo: Richard Castka

Keen rivalry between defending champion Yiu Kit-ching and American Michelle Lowry produced a thrilling race and fast times in the Asics 10km Challenge at Tin Shui Wai yesterday, with Yiu winning the women's race by just four seconds.

5 Nov 2012 - 4:33am

From the late shift to the winner's list

Every expert says it's vital to get a good night's rest before a big race - unfortunately for Christy Yiu Kit-ching, nurses' sleep patterns are generally dictated by the roster.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Fishwick, Lowry make victorious start to new year

Colin Fishwick and Michelle Lowry celebrated the start of the new year with victories in the Mizuno Hong Kong Half Marathon championship at Tai Mei Tuk yesterday.

Although the weather was close to ideal for the 21.1km race, times were generally on the slow side for the 2,300 starters. However, the two Americans emerged comfortable winners in their respective gender categories.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm

Kiprotich, Lowry blitz field in 10K

Course records were set in both the men's and the women's races in the New Balance 10K at Tsuen Wan yesterday.

Thomas Kiprotich led home the 2,200-strong field in a swift 31 minutes and 58 seconds, while Michelle Lowry decimated the women's field to win in her second consecutive 10km race in 37:03.

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HK move casts doubt on Olympic dream

Olympic hopeful Michelle Lowry will have to rethink her plans of qualifying for next year's London Games after moving to Hong Kong 10 days ago.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm