David Griffiths emerges from Lion Rock Tunnel on the final stage of his Peking to Hong Kong run, on December 18, 1983. Photo: SCMP

A Hongkonger’s epic 4,000km charity run from Peking to Hong Kong

  • David Griffiths, general manager of a sports centre, raised more than HK$1.5 million for disabled athletes
  • Despite running 50km per day, he barely lost any weight ‘because of fantastic Chinese hospitality’
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David Griffiths emerges from Lion Rock Tunnel on the final stage of his Peking to Hong Kong run, on December 18, 1983. Photo: SCMP
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