Category Archives: Lantau Trail

Another super hot day. Another fantastic run. Quick facts (as I am outta time time today): 1. Tung Chung to Mui Wo: Distance: 8.7km Time: 51 minutes 2. Mui Wo to Pak Kung Au (via Sunset Peak) Distance: 9km Time: 1 hour 45m 3. Pak Kung Au to Ngong Ping (Wisdom Sticks) via Lantau Peak…..

My half-marathon debut plus Sunset Peak, Lantau Peak, Ngong Ping and Tung Chung Sold on a road run No denying that I am an addict. A trail running addict that is. So, when my friend Martijn sent me a message that read “want to do a race for free?”, I pounced at the opportunity! It’s…..

Double ‘O’ – Mui Wo to Tai O and back! 55kms, 4000m+ elevation! One of legendary trail runner KK Chan’s killer training runs is a tough run from Mui Wo to Ngong Ping and back! i.e. “The Lantau 4 Peaks”. And that involves climbing each of Hong Kong’s two highest peaks two times! As if…..

Securing bragging rights by bagging 4 peaks in Lantau Legendary trail runner KK Chan has several secrets to his success. One of them is a killer 31km training run in Lantau. It goes like this – Mui Wo->Nam Shan->Sunset Peak->Pak Kung Au->Lantau Peak->Ngong Ping->some itty bitty part of the Lantau Trail … AND BACK! We’re…..

Another super hot 33 degrees day. Had to control speed and reduce power to ease breathing. Heavy breathing causes dry and hot air to enter the system which has a detrimental effect on the body. Was choosing between Plover Cove, Sai Kung and Pat Sin Leng in the morning but ended up going to Lantau!…..

First hot Saturday for the year! Temperature was about 23-25 degrees. The Star Ferry pier has so much “in-your-face” Citibank advertisements! You can’t get away from it. They seem to have one heck of a humongous marketing budget. Anyway, started running from Mui Wo at 0927. Sunset Peak was more like sunny peak and the…..

So, this is pretty much a continuation to the story I wrote about how I went from limping to walking fast in 24hrs. Well, the story wouldn’t be complete without a trail run! For those of you who missed part one of the story, let me summarize it for you. Telling an avid trail runner…..