CityU alumni run the North Pole Marathon

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City University of Hong Kong (CityU) alumni Mr Francis Ngai Wah-sing (1st from left) and Mr Kason Fok Ka-shing (3rd from left) braved temperatures of minus 30 degrees Celsius to complete the UVU North Pole Marathon on 9 April.
Mr Ngai, a graduate of the Quantitative Analysis for Business programme in 1994, was the first Hong Kong runner to finish, in a time of 7 hours 2 minutes. Mr Fok, a graduate of the Public Administration and Management programme in 2003, took 8 hours 5 minutes. 
The event was organised by Polar Running Adventures to promote environmental protection. There have been 10 North Pole marathons to date. Among the 48 runners from 20 countries enrolled in the event this year, eight were from Hong Kong and mainland China.


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