The Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) finish is marked by a kiss on the Mui Wo post box. Photo: Alan Li
The Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) finish is marked by a kiss on the Mui Wo post box. Photo: Alan Li

Explainer |
What is the 298km Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge, and how has it got even more difficult in 2022?

  • The HK4TUC is one of the hardest ultra marathons on Earth, but retains its low-key, community atmosphere where the journey is above all else
  • It is the brainchild of Andre Blumberg, who ran it for fun one Lunar New Year and has nurtured it into the notorious but wonderful event it is today

Topic |   Extreme fitness
The Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) finish is marked by a kiss on the Mui Wo post box. Photo: Alan Li
The Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) finish is marked by a kiss on the Mui Wo post box. Photo: Alan Li
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