Pollution: Running and Unhealthy Choices

I left the office Thursday afternoon to grab a cup of coffee. We walked outside, and it was dark, as if a storm were rolling in. My colleague said, “is it going to rain?” No, it wasn’t rain. The air was a thick brown haze. I tried to breath less. The air quality that day... Continue Reading →

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Two Peaks

My legs hurt. It has been more than 48 hours. I am going to have to do something about it. Possibly go on a long walk or take up yoga. On Sunday morning at 8 AM, P and I started running. The race started in Tung Chung on Lantau, roughly sea level, and the course... Continue Reading →

Bowen Road: found

Yesterday I finally found Bowen Road. Largely thanks to the advice of a colleague- thanks Molly! To get there, for those who live in Hong Kong, go to Queens Road East from Happy Valley, and run towards Wan Chai, then past Stubbs Road (the road of doom), and turn left onto Kennedy street (or road...).... Continue Reading →

Places to Run in Hong Kong

Today I went for a 7.5 mile run. Much of it involved weaving through slow moving and wide pedestrians who don't feel the need to move out of your way even when you're running straight toward them, some of it on a race track, some of it dodging cars. My goal had been to go... Continue Reading →

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