Former Gurkha Khimding Ratna (left) and Amod Rai, secretary of the Gurkha Cemeteries Trust, organisers of the Gurkha Trailblazer race, hiking in Pat Sin Leng Country Park.

New Hong Kong endurance race Gurkha Trailblazer honours soldiers’ sacrifice to city and the world

Charity trail race in northeast New Territories in January is a nod to the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker, first staged along city’s Maclehose Trail as a training run for Nepali soldiers in the British Army protecting Hong Kong

Topic |   Outdoor & Extreme: Trail Running

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Former Gurkha Khimding Ratna (left) and Amod Rai, secretary of the Gurkha Cemeteries Trust, organisers of the Gurkha Trailblazer race, hiking in Pat Sin Leng Country Park.
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Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp joined the Post in 1996 as a business news editor, and has since held roles including production editor and deputy chief of the former Bangkok bureau.