John Ellis (left) and Andrew Dawson arrive at Mong Kok as they run an ultramarathon to support pro-democracy protests in 2014. They have echoed that run for solidarity for the recent protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng John Ellis (left) and Andrew Dawson arrive at Mong Kok as they run an ultramarathon to support pro-democracy protests in 2014. They have echoed that run for solidarity for the recent protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
John Ellis (left) and Andrew Dawson arrive at Mong Kok as they run an ultramarathon to support pro-democracy protests in 2014. They have echoed that run for solidarity for the recent protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Mary Hui
Opinion

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Trail Mix by Mary Hui

Hong Kong runners join extradition bill protests with Lennon Wall Run, echoing umbrella ultra in 2014, as way to make voices heard

  • John Ellis and others find creative and non-violent way to protest against extradition bill and mainland encroachment by running
  • The group ran an ultra in 2014 to show solidarity with the Occupy protesters to remind Hongkongers ‘we are not alone in this fight’

John Ellis (left) and Andrew Dawson arrive at Mong Kok as they run an ultramarathon to support pro-democracy protests in 2014. They have echoed that run for solidarity for the recent protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng John Ellis (left) and Andrew Dawson arrive at Mong Kok as they run an ultramarathon to support pro-democracy protests in 2014. They have echoed that run for solidarity for the recent protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
John Ellis (left) and Andrew Dawson arrive at Mong Kok as they run an ultramarathon to support pro-democracy protests in 2014. They have echoed that run for solidarity for the recent protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Mary Hui

Mary Hui

Mary Hui is a Hong Kong-based writer. Her work has appeared in the South China Morning Post, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CityLab.