Advice by Sport
The real Hong Kong running experience doesn't limit to the city streets! In Hong Kong, three-quarters of the land is countryside, which consists of 129 different trail routes. They are in various lengths and conditions. Moreover, transportation in Hong Kong is convenient as it only takes 1 to 2 hours to travel between the city and the countryside. Therefore, trail running is one of the most popular mountain sports, just like hiking.
Trail running might sound challenging but it's not! We have 5 easy trail route recommendations and they could all be finished in 3 hours. Find out more and let’s gear up for trail running season!
Trail running is different from road running. Trail routes consist of different and complex terrain types, such as paths covered with sand and stones, and stone stairs in different sizes. Therefore, the proper trail running gear is necessary in order to cope with various types of path.
Trail Running Shoes
Its sole spikes are more protruding than road running shoes, which are able to bite into different ground, such as mud and stones. In addition, the toe cap has a special protective structure to protect your foot from kicking onto stone or branches.
Trail Running Backpack
Trail running consumes more energy than road running as well as requires hydration and energy refill from time to time. Trail running backpacks can carry water bag, food, warm clothing, etc. so that runners can replenish anytime and anywhere.