New York City Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai wins NYC Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya leads the New York City Marathon. Photo: AFP

Geoffrey Mutai ran by himself through Central Park, the same scene as the last New York City Marathon.

Monday, 4 November, 2013, 10:13am

Anger grows in wake of superstorm Sandy

A police dog searches for a body in Staten Island. Photo: Xinhua

The number of dead from superstorm Sandy continued to increase as anger mounted over delayed relief and a rising death toll.

Scenes of angry storm victims could complicate matters for politicians, from Barack Obama just four days before the presidential election, to governors and mayors in the most heavily populated region in the US.

3 Nov 2012 - 5:34am

Never run out of options

Recently, while out for a long training run in the fields, bridleways and woods near the village where I grew up, it struck me how much I had hated running cross-country at school. Yet here I was, more than 40 years later, volunteering to stride across muddy terrain in brutally cold weather.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Fleet-footed Wu's victory is one for the ages

Hong Kong probably will not be represented in the distance running events in Beijing next August, but Wu Ki-kai staged a run of Olympian quality to win the Motor Transport and General Workers' Union 10km race at Tai Mei Tuk yesterday.

2 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Salazar in hospital over heart

2 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

'Runner-friendly' Singapore shows HK the way

'Run your own race'. That was the heartening message given to runners taking part in the Singapore Marathon last December. Unlike last Sunday in Hong Kong, there was no time limit, no nets thrown across the road and no buses to pick-up stragglers. Everyone was a winner in Singapore.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm

Change of scenery is long overdue

The verdict is unanimous - the existing course of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon is downright difficult. I have not run it, but those who have, and I have spoken to both local and overseas runners, are united in their views that the present stretch is far too hilly, too hard and too boring.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm

Satoru leaves pack trailing in 'training run' for Kyoto

Japanese runner Shimomur Satoru won the half marathon yesterday as he showed his rivals a clean pair of heels and then said the race gave him good preparation for next month's Kyoto Marathon.

28 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Congestion simply a case of bad timing

Having participated in the Standard Chartered Half Marathon on February 24 I would like to congratulate the organisers on the success of this event.

However, I have a few suggestions which might ensure the smooth running of next year's event.

7 Mar 2002 - 12:00am