Category Archives: King of the Hills – Hong Kong

King of the Hills (Hong Kong) — 2013 Edition

King of the Hills (Hong Kong) — 2013 Edition To “pee” or not to “pee” In the last King of the Hills, i.e. KOTH Lantau, Michael heroically demonstrated how the sport of trail running has the unique ability to eliminate the need for a dump. Yes, he showed us that having a heavy + full … Continue reading


King of the Hills, Hong Kong – improvised (minus Twins plus pizza)

King of the Hills, Hong Kong – improvised (minus Twins plus pizza) KOTH Hong Kong is supposed to be the easiest course in the series. It is just 30km long and features only one real mammoth climb (General Rock). Actually, make that two. General Rock and The Twins. And the fact that it starts and … Continue reading


King of the Hills – Hong Kong (2012)

3rd consecutive weekend, 3rd consecutive race. Today was the last of the King of the Hills (KOTH) races. This one took place on Hong Kong island, Repulse Bay to be precise. The assembly point reminded me of Mong Kok on a Sunday. Except, you’ll have to replace eager handbag shoppers with eager racers. Also, these … Continue reading


King of the Hills – Hong Kong

The 3rd race of this year’s KOTH. This time on Hong Kong island. Weather was cold – about 10 degrees centigrade and it was drizzling. That combined with easy accessibility to Repulse Bay (start of the hike) meant many people! The full marathon started about 15 minutes late (0930). I had a pretty bad start. … Continue reading


King of the hills – Hong Kong (Full Marathon)

I have said this many times before and I will say it again – KOTH isn’t for the faint of heart. Finishing a full marathon is by itself an accomplishment for an amateur athlete like me! After paying a 20 bucker fine for a forgotten bib last time, I made sure I carried one this … Continue reading