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2014 AVOHK 5km Series

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Confirmed dates for the 2014 series are:
Race 1 August 30 Bowen Road
Race 2 September 13 Tai Tam Tuk
Race 3 September 27 Wanchai Gap
Race 4 October 11 South Bay

The races are all on Saturday mornings start time 08:00

more info on event page http://www.avohk.org/index.php?_room=16&_subRoom=22     Organiser is Freeman Lee please contact him for any information regarding the series.

2014 Malcolm Phillips Age Graded 5km Run
The Eighth Malcolm Phillps Age Graded Run took place on Saturday 31st May at Bowen Road, a lovely sunny day, friendly atmosphere just under 100 runners came to enjoy a AVOHK/HKLRRC club race and rememberring our dear friends Malcolm.

Congratulations to Kwok Wing Sing who ran 20.23 age graded to 16.24 in the mens and Gillian Castka running 21.57 age graded to 17.31.  Results  on the event page.
All runners finishing times are age graded according to the latest WAVA tables - this throws up some interesting results .
Thank you to all the helpers .

Click here to go to event page.

Round the Island Time Trial 2014
RTI 2014 winners

Congratulations to Nicole Lau who won the ladies True Grit in a very commendable time of 6 hours 44 minutes and Lam Shing Yip who just scraped in under the 6 hour mark to win the mens True Grit 5 hours 59 minutes. The Whimps overall winners and new mixed open record holders are team “Sugar Rush” 5 hours 17 minutes, not fazed by the near 30 degree temperatures that hottest day of the year so far threw at the runners.
Dave thanks all the helpers on Saturday and Sunday who made the RTI such an enjoyable and successful day, remember the party is on May 8th at the Mariners Club. All runners are encouraged to join the party and if you cannot then please send a representative to collect your t shirt and certificate. The booking form is on the event page.

2014 results with splits on the event page here       

More info,  2013  and prior results please click  here to go to the event page.

AVOHK-Reservoir Series 2013-14

The series finished with a damp finale at Tai Tam , a small field took to the challenging hills and trail around Tai Tam upper reservoir , ladies overall winner was Olya Korzh and  the men were lead home by  Joe Wong. 

Results Race 1 Aberdeen:   Res Race 2013 Aberdeen Results.pdf

Results Race 2 Tai Lam Chung:AVOHK Reservoir Series 2013 Results - Tai Lam Chung (Overall).pdf
Results Race 3 Tai Tam     AVOHK Reservoir Series 2013-14 Race 3 Result.pdf

Overall Series Results and final placings    click here

Thanks to those who helped at Tai Tam  and during the series.

photo "finally I get to relax at an AVOHK race"  our past results guru Dr. John with Tom Tom and Bubbles at Tai Lam Chung.

China Coast Marathon and Half Marathon19 January 2014
Results on page  "our races" China Coast Marathon

Congratulations to Chan Kit Yee and Darren Benson winners of the Full Marathon and Zein Williams and Adrian Lowther winners in the half.  The John Lane Tankard was won by Gunnar Rethfeldt as the fastest AVOHKer over 40 in the Full Marathon.
Excellent weather saw 563 finishers in the full, 1242 in the half.

Special thanks go to Dave Smith for co ordinating the races and huge THANK YOU to all the helpers including stalwart  AVOHK club members on course, at the water stations and at the start finish/po leung kuk, HKAC cadets and officers, Thaiquain, Echo Yeungs team, our fabulous Filipino (pictured) and Filipina crew, Denise and her team, Angelita and her team.

Thank you GAMMON for your sponsorship of the 2014 Races

Unclaimed prizes available for collection on Tuesday 28th January from 12 noon - 1.30 pm Ground floor coffee shops, Jardine house, Connaught Place, Central, if you are a prize winner please try to collect it or send a friend, contact Catherine for more information. 

Please send race photos and links to Catherine at catherineavohk@gmail.com
(Gunnar Rethfeldt and Darren Benson picture Richard Castka SCMP)
All race queries please email Dave Smith at: avohkccm2014 @  gmail.com

2014 results and more event details click  here.

happening elsewhere...
AVOHK Monthly Social Run
Please can we have some volunteers to organise a social run, later in June if possible.  Suggestions for routes and post run eating and drinking venue welcome.  It appears the Thai at Deewater Bay has closed and also the drinks kiosk .  Where do AVOHKers recommend as an alternative................?
Further info from avohk enquiry email catherineavohk@gmail.com

NEW AVOHK Kit arrived and ready for members

We have new club kit by Mizuno, shown in the photo, modeled by Phil and Holly Booth.

It is excellent value at HK$100 for a vest and HK$100 for shorts.  Various sizes and the womens kit is ladies fit, please contact Phil Booth for information and purchase.  There is also some old kit still available again Phil has details.

click to email him Phil Booth

Overseas meets - a chance to run for HK
Bill Purves co ordinates our overseas Veterans participation in various meets and events, he has a regular mail out of meets  his latest is Japan in September. To get on the mailing list please send a message to Bill.
 shtb @  i-cable.com

Run for AVOHK , Road ,Trail and Track.
Martin Kennard and Mark Reeves have answered the call and will act as Club Captains for team and track races.  Martin will handle team entries for races that have a team option and Mark Reeves will enter AVOHK members into HKAAA track meets .  For the latter most require you to be a HKAAA member. 
Please check this website and Vicents newsletter and AVOHK emails for events, if you see an event you would like to enter as part of a team contact Martin on martinavohk@ yahoo . com
contact details for Mark to be advised for the meantime please use the avohk enquiry mail

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