Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Moontrekker 2013 is over

What a fantastic night this was - Moontrekker is so much more than just a race, it really is a big event that is built around a great team of organisers and volunteers and racers that participate for so many different reasons. There are those that want to beat last year's time, others who are… Continue reading Moontrekker 2013 is over

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Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

The day has arrived: MoonTrekker 2013

Today is the big day - or better said, the big night! MoonTrekker 2013 will take place in Lantau tonight. The sunrise 40 race starts at 9pm and the moonlit 26 at 11.20pm from Mui Wo and will go all the way to the lower Cheung Sha Beach. There are four checkpoints during the course… Continue reading The day has arrived: MoonTrekker 2013

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

MoonTrekker 2013

It's the time of year again... the MoonTrekker event is coming up again (here's is last year's blog post about the event). I spent last Saturday supporting the organisers handing out the race kits and encouraging all the racers and hikers that they can do it. If you've not signed up - it's too late… Continue reading MoonTrekker 2013

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Hiking: Moontrekker training hikes

The Moontrekker hiking event is taking place on October 25, 2013 this year (you can find out more on the Moontrekker event website) and while I'm not participating in the actual race, I've joined a few of the training sessions, run by the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group. I've done two recent training sessions -… Continue reading Hiking: Moontrekker training hikes

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Moontrekker 2012 is done and dusted

What a great night it was, but I am a little glad it is over now. It was a little tiring and exhausting, and while I know that it was even tougher for all the great hikers doing the 26km Moonlight and 40km Sunrise race, standing all night and pouring drinks, handing out bananas, answering… Continue reading Moontrekker 2012 is done and dusted

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

The day has arrived: MoonTrekker 2012

Today is the big day - or better said, the big night! MoonTrekker 2012 will take place in Lantau tonight. The sunrise 40 race starts at 9pm and the moonlit 26 at 11.20pm from Mui Wo and will go all the way to the lower Cheung Sha Beach. There are four checkpoints during the course… Continue reading The day has arrived: MoonTrekker 2012

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

MoonTrekker 2012 test hike: Full 26km

Another Saturday and another test hike for the Moontrekker event to familarise myself with the hike. This time the MeetUp group planned to do the moonlit route, the full 26km from Mui Wo to the Lantau Peak. We met at Mui Wo ferry pier at 8.30 - and despite the hot temperatures and sunshine, a… Continue reading MoonTrekker 2012 test hike: Full 26km