HK 168 second Hong Kong ultra to join the Asia Trail Master series
We are happy to announce that HK 168 will be the second points-scoring race in Hong Kong in the 2016 Asia Trail Master series. Already a traditional ultrarunning event on the local territory's race calendar, the 4th edition of HK 168 will be organised on the weekend of 5/6 November. Three race distances qualify for points: 173km, 93km and 63km.
Organiser Felix Shun from the company XTE is regularly hosting outdoor and trail running events, and not only in Hong Kong. His flagship event, HK 168, has been maturing over the past few years and is a great addition to the Asia Trail Master series. Centre of the event is the Shing Mun Reservoir in the New Territories, even though the long distance race starts all the way east at Pak Tam Chung. HK 168 overs ome f he ost eautiful cenery n ong ong, ncluding emote illages, ncient orests, ature rails, eservoirs nd teep ills. It is a true ultra endurance race with 8200 metres of elevation gain on the 173km.
An interesting event for the Grandmaster Quest, as two race distances qualify for 1 point as well.