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I read frpm the mail Translantau sent yesterday that 14Mar pick up from 5-10pm is for 100km. 50km overseas pick up is on the 15Mar from 7-8.30am.

If can pick up earlier on Friday I don't mind.

I'm also doing 50km and landing 14th morning.

I reaching on the 14th pretty early, so i will go collect the bibs same day.

50km anyone with me ?

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Raymond do you happen to be flying by Scoot ? I am, and also reaching on 14th morning.

Yes i saw 50km to collect on 15th, but also there's a 'only overseas', so will be dropping them an email to check if overseas runners 50km able to collect on the 14th. If not, I guess just collect on the 15th, the race starts at 9am not that early.

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This is my first time doing this race, super kanchiong, so did a compile list of who's going reaching when and doing what race.

Limchris

Arriving on 13th

15km

Raymondcsgoh

14th morning 11am Cathay

50km

Metallilan

14th afternoon 2pm+ Jetstar

50km

MaxWoon

14th morning 5.25am Scoot

50km

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Husband and I will be doing 15km (cos he says he dun wish to suffer...lol) by jogging and prob walk.

Arriving via Cathay on 14/2 at ard 11.

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By right I should try the explorer first, but the adventurous me went for 50km instead :)

Guys, I will be staying at Central.

Just booked my hotel mins ago.

Hotel Name: Mingle On Wing 酒店名称:香港名乐居(On The Wing) Address: Wing Lok Street 105, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. 酒店地址:香港港岛上环永乐街105号(近港澳客运码头)

Husband and I will be doing 15km (cos he says he dun wish to suffer...lol) by jogging and prob walk.
Arriving via Cathay on 14/2 at ard 11.

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Limchris Raymondcsgoh


Arriving on 13th 14th morning 11am Cathay


15km 50km




Metallilan MaxWoon


14th afternoon 2pm+ Jetstar 14th morning 5.25am Scoot


50km 50km



icebaby + husband


14th morning 11am Cathay


15km + 15km

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@Maxwoon

What's impt is that you feel comfortable running the distance ... n hv some fun doing so. Cheerz!!

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I'll be staying at the Silvermine beach resort. Who else is staying near the start line?

Some cock up with my online booking, I have yet to successfully booked my accommodation.

Silvermine beach resort replied full house, I will still choose central.

Thanks Thanks ! I bet i will be as lost as Snoopy :)

@Maxwoon

What's impt is that you feel comfortable running the distance ... n hv some fun doing so. Cheerz!!

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for those doing 50km (and just want to meet cut-off time), here are 2 points to take note:

1) Your first mission is to reach CP3 before the cut-off. Have a good lunch at CP2 and prepare for the ascend (the ascend will take forever but descend is very fast about 30mins).

2) Take note of the cut-off times at CP3-4 (3hrs) and CP4-5 (2hrs) even though the distance are both around 10km...so you have to push off CP4 early (lots of food there to enjoy) so that you can reach CP5 on time

have fun and good luck!

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This is my first time doing this race, super kanchiong, so did a compile list of who's going reaching when and doing what race.

Limchris

Arriving on 13th

15km

Raymondcsgoh

14th morning 11am Cathay

50km

Metallilan

14th afternoon 2pm+ Jetstar

50km

MaxWoon

14th morning 5.25am Scoot

50km

you are really "excited", huh?

I won't be racing .... hope to see you guys on Sat morning at MuiWo. I should also be there the night before for the 100km start (to kaypo too).

I don't know anyone of you ... if you know me and see me on either Friday night or Saturday morning, just shout out to me.

(for the 50 km runners, don't let me catch up, though! haha)

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me taking same flight as Metalilian.

staying at causewaybay

hope for good weather for the run!

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I would prefer Cathay flight timing :)

My Scoot is pretty early.

me taking same flight as Metalilian.

staying at causewaybay

hope for good weather for the run!

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Limchris Raymondcsgoh


Arriving on 13th 14th morning 11am Cathay


15km 50km




Metallilan MaxWoon


14th afternoon 2pm+ Jetstar 14th morning 5.25am Scoot


50km 50km



icebaby + husband danx


14th morning 11am Cathay 14th afternoon 2pm+ Jetstar


15km + 15km 50km


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I have a noob question.

Can energy gel be in the hand carry or must be check in luggage?

I don't think I have much to bring so am thinking of avoiding checking in luggage.

What's your experience so far?

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Eneegy gel should be less than 100ml...should be able to hand carry

I got another question, for the ferry tickets. What time does the ticket office open?

Can we buy one day before?

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Eneegy gel should be less than 100ml...should be able to hand carry

I got another question, for the ferry tickets. What time does the ticket office open?

Can we buy one day before?

You can use octopus card for ferry. No need buy ticket.

I have a noob question.

Can energy gel be in the hand carry or must be check in luggage?

I don't think I have much to bring so am thinking of avoiding checking in luggage.

What's your experience so far?

You can buy energy gel in HK. Is much cheaper than SG.

There is a Lantau Base Camp at Mui Wo which sells energy gel.

In Mongkok, there is RC Outfitter, Chamonix Alpine, Overlander.

At Central, there is sportsworld, escapade Sports.

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I feel a bit better :P at least not only me touching down on Friday 5am alone ! Haha....but i'm travelling by Scoot.

Anyone can share for their 50km, what will be your estimated finishing time ?

1st time doing this, totally clueless. My aim is to finish in one piece and of course before the cut-off time.

Sorry. I realise i will touch down on fri 5am instead. Zzzz

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@maxwoon, hahaha...well thank goodness. I thought I was the only one too. Am asking my nephew to collect the race bib for me cos I might not reach in time to the start point. :P Anyway, mine is a slow 15km walk cos hubby not keen in running too fast (or even to run much, :P). It's a sight seeing trip and giving him a feel of trail running.

I have friends aiming at 8-9hrs. But again, I like to advise, do at ur own pace. Do not worry about others. Just be careful when you are running...ok?

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