But yeah, he's a good story. Especially in this town, locals need every encouragement they need to break out of their mundane everyday "money-is-everything" mentality.
Any idea what shoes Vic So used?
In all the pics I can find of him quickly that show his shoes he seems to be wearing Salomons. I believe both Claire Price (top female trail runner in HK) and Andre Blomberg (the previous record holder for the four trails in one go) have used Hokas for races. Not sure if they still do. Salomon does seem to be the most popular brand amongst serious trail runners here.
But I'm really not sure that's relevant to your situation.
But anyway, plenty of runners use different shoes as you say.
You have the Salomon contingent (with Kilian Jornet and Co and closer to home Claire Price, Jeremy Ritcey..)...the North Face guys (with Seb Chaigneau and closer to home Stone Stang)...the Hooka guys (Julien Chorier for example and closer to home Eric Lahaie and Co if I am not worng)...etc etc...but all this is quite irrelevant...end of the days...is what fits you....
Thanks for the correction, and my apologies to Low Chor Kin - I'd missed news of the intervening instances of the event after Andre first did it.
And for those who dont get out much or are new to HK...here is a short video that show cases aome nice part of the Mac Lehose trail (partly)
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