MSIG HK50 Series
MSIG HK 50 SAI KUNG: American’s Gillman and Scallon take Hong Kong showpiece
The MSIG Sai Kung 50 a China Skyrunning race lived up to the hype with international athletes taking both the Men’s and Women’s titles. American Rudy Gilman who resides most of his time in Yunnan, China used his elevation training to his advantage and stole the show as he built a lead over some of the top trail runners in Asia like Hong Kong’s Stone Tsang Siu Keung and Australian trail supremo and Inov8 runner Brendan Davies. From the UK, Stu Air put in a respectable performance grabbing 8th in 5 hours 48 minutes with a little more than 24 hrs to acclimatize to 95% humidity before the race and seemed to have a constant smile on his face while others looked like they were in pain. More
Australians Suzy Walsham and Mark Bourne are crowned 2013 Vertical World Champions in the final of the seven-race circuit spanning three continents. “The Race to ICC – 100 – SHKP Vertical Run for the Chest” hosted the final on Hong Kong’s tallest tower, where the world’s top athletes competed, Sunday, December 1st, 2013. More
Based in Italy and training with the Salomon Agisko team, Allesandra Carlini had a great season with a 3rd place at the TDS at the Ultra Trail de Mont Blanc among other races and is now confirmed to come to Asia for her first time to enter the MSIG Sai Kung 50 on March 1st.
Michael, Maddess asked her some questions:
1. Any idea on number of marathons you have run over the distance of 42k?
This is my fifth year running and I run more or less 15 races over the distance of 42km.More