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Tsang Dominates Trail Running Awards

Posted by John Ellis on

Hong Kong, 21 July 2017 – Local trail running champion, Stone Tsang, was the big winner as the Hong Kong trail running community gathered at Café 8 to recognise outstanding performances from the 2016/17 season. Nominated for six awards, Tsang took home three, including the Andy Naylor Sportsmanship and Altra Lifetime Achievement Awards.Reflecting on his multiple wins, Stone reflected, "For me, it's an amazing night and it's an honor to win three awards. I'm very happy to get the support of so many people and I'm very lucky. Thank you to the community and Gone Running."  Another stand out was...

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Hong Kong Trail Running Awards 2016/17 Nominees

Posted by Bill Huang on

The following is a list of all the nominees in each category for the 2016/17 Hong Kong Trail Running Awards. For a more detailed explanation of the selection process for the HKTRA, please refer here. WAA Female Runner of the Year - For consistently outstanding trail racing performances in Hong Kong and/or overseas by a female runner. WAA最佳女運動員 - 表揚該年度在香港或國外越野跑比賽均表現出色的女跑手 Nominees:  1.  Mei Ying Wong A strong season for Mei Ying included victories at the XTE Midsummer Races in Mui Wo and Shing Mun, plus the XTE New Year Mountain Race, as well as podiums at the Hong KongnTrail Half Marathons in Sai...

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Feel the Need for Speed: Justin Andrews

Posted by Bill Huang on

 WAA ambassador, Justin Andrews, was the first American and fifth overall participant to finish the 2017 edition of Ultra Trail Australia (UTA) in a blazing time of 9hr 49min 8sec. With race results like this, Justin certainly knows a thing or two about running ultras. We can definitely benefit from listening to what Justin has to say about training for races. More specifically, his philosophy on speed work is a must read for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. The following is a article that Justin wrote specifically for Gone Running on the importance of interval training and how one can...

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Mandatory Gear Talk with John Ellis & Marie McNaughton

Posted by Bill Huang on

For every race, it's important to train and be both physically and mentally ready for the grind to the finish line. The truth of this is amplified tenfold when doing ultras of the 100km variety and, of course, things get exponentially harder with each additional mile.  Most of us will most likely never become elite runners because it just seems that they have that extra something to propel them to top of the podium. Could it be genetics? Training? Nutrition? We can debate this subject for days, but I know there is one thing that we mere mortals can be at least...

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60 Second Q&A with FEREI Ambassador Angus Sak

Posted by Bill Huang on

Say hello to Angus Sak who has successfully made the transition from triathlons to trail running. With some great performances already at the 100K distance as well as MDS, he's already looking for the next challenge! 1. Where do you live and where are you from? I am a Hong Konger, I was born and am living in Hong Kong! 2. Why did you get into trail running? I am a triathlon coach. Four years ago, I got to know Ida Lee (9 Times Hong Kong Trailwalkers Champion in Female, Open and Mixed category) because I coached her in cycling. And...

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