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Horrible heat and misty mayhem take out 22 runners on 298km non-stop ultra marathon
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:44

Searing heat changed the 298-kilometre non-stop Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) from a difficult task into an impossible one for most the field o...

Tempest Free Runners 002 by Duncan Nicholls
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:37

Tempest Free Runners 002 by Duncan Nicholls Duncan Nicholls: Photos ...

Near-naked runners take on freezing winds in Serbia's Underwear Race
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:57

Around 30 competitors braved Belgrade's 3-degree wind dressed in next to nothing. News | Euronews RSS

If 10,000 ‘runners’ want to stay in bed, make sure they do so at next year’s Hong Kong Marathon
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:47

In many ways the Standard Chartered Hong Marathon 2018 was a success. Thousands of runners finished their distances and thousands more cheered them on...

As easy as 1-2-3? Chinese runners fill the podium for both men’s and women’s half at Hong Kong Marathon
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:42

Mainland runners took the top spots in the men’s and women’s half-marathon events at Sunday’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon....

Nepalese runners excel in Gurkha Trailblazer with sense of history
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 08:45

A Nepalese runner won the QNET Gurkha Trailblazer, a race designed to promote Gurkha history. Tenji Sherpa visited from his home country, and said he ...

More first aid at the Hong Kong Marathon but runners warned to ‘listen to their body’ by race chief at launch of 2018 event
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 20:43

Officials promised runners are in safe hands when they start in the Standard Chartered Marathon next Sunday but the most important thing is still to &...

Marathon runners risk lives to save Kenyan rhinos
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:56

Rhino rangers in Kenya will host an ultra marathon with dozens of runners from around the world taking on a five day 230 kilometer race. World News |...

Australia's 'weakest link': Why do drug runners target Geraldton?
  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 20:43

For the second time in 18 months, Geraldton is at the centre of a record-breaking drug seizure — but what is it about the area of Western Australia ...

Christmas comes early for two Hong Kong runners rewarded with surprise trip to Thailand 50km race
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:51

Cheung Man-yee and Hui Ho-tat crossed the finish line at the MSIG HK50 and thought their journey had ended. Little did they know, it was just beginnin...

Rody wants to turn wounded soldiers into ‘blade runners’
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 01:23

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte wants to make “blade runners” out of wounded soldiers, saying those who lost their legs in the line of d...

How Hong Kong ex-MMA fighter Kimberly Carder is helping women runners achieve their goals
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:26

Two years ago, Kimberley Carder fought – and beat – Tricia Yap in a cage fight at Hong Kong’s Queen Elizabeth Stadium, her first eve...

Runners Experience Magic at Every Mile During Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:25

This past weekend, dreams came true as runners crossed the finish line at Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend. The race weekend included the runDis...

Don't look down! London runners stretch their legs 16 floors up
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:27

LONDON (Reuters) - Athletes risked vertigo on Tuesday at the launch of London’s highest running track, 16 floors above the capital's streets. R...

Sleeping at ‘4,000m’ in Hong Kong – how leading local runners are preparing for mighty Mont Blanc ultra race
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:27

Hong Kong’s trails are some of the most accessible in the world, but the city’s landscape doesn’t compare to the Alpine environment ...

No more runners – Hong Kong Marathon to limit entries to 74,000
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:43

Thousands are expected to miss out from taking part in next year’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon after organisers decided not to increas...

Kenya's two front runners cast their votes for presidency
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:22

Incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga cast their votes in Tuesday's close-fought general election. Rough cut (no reporter...

Concreting Hong Kong trails harms runners’ joints, even if it’s done for environment and safety, says expert
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:29

Rugby players play on rugby pitches, track athletes run on tracks, rock climbers climb rocks, mountain bikers go up and down mountains on bikes. So wh...

Good fighters are bad runners
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 03:36

For mice and men, a strength in one area of Darwinian fitness may mean a deficiency in another. A look at Olympic athletes shows that a wrestler is bu...

Stress fractures more common in underweight female runners
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:28

Researchers at Ohio State University have found that female runners who are underweight are at a higher risk of stress fractures. Health News - UPI.c...

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