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Wellness Corner THE LEGENDS OF EDUHK THE USFHK CROSSCOUNTRY RACE 2016: EDUHK’S AMAZING COMEBACK By Sarah Deloison “ Before I joined the xc team I never thought . that running could be a team sport I am so happy to have such great teammates to . train with Bringing medals home has been our dream for so many years and I am so , glad we succeeded this year . graduation before my This proves that running is not , only about talent . and practice but also about team spirit ”– I am proud to be a part of the . cross country team wrote Legends team . member Ariel shortly after the race , 6 , - On a bright Sunday morning early athletic birds met in Sha Tin to compete in a cross country race on November th a date that will later be associated with the exhilarating ’ . comeback of the EdUHK s Legends A great number of spirited runners gathered on the sports ground of the Chinese University of Hong Kong who was hosting the ’ - 2016 edition of . the University Sports Federation of Honk Kong s cross country race A total of 189 as teams in a contestants representing the twelve major Hong Kong universities competed 7 - km cross country race for girls and a 9.7 . km race for boys The lively and , joyful atmosphere the stimulating and invigorating stress coupled together with gripping ’ . , feelings of excitement and adrenaline fuelled our local runners energy levels Thankfully . ’ the results lived up to their efforts and expectations The girls team managed to secure a ’ place on the podium and the boys team finished fourth consider the fact that for over 10 – an excellent outcome when we , years the EdUHK running team had not managed to secure . any of the first four places in this race NOVEMBER 2016 | 12