The streak of hot and sunny days continues. There was no way I could do a fast run in these conditions so I at least made the most out of the beautiful (but very hot) weather.
I ran at reasonable pace all the way to my usual head cooling pipe. After few minutes under the pipe I continued across the Mt. Parker Road to the Hong Pak Country Trail. I slowed down here a bit but still kept mostly running – it was not too bad as most of this route is under the trees. The exposed section were properly hot though.
I ran all the way to the point where the small steps lead up the little plateau above the trail – that was my turning point.
It was hot on that plateau, no old guys and ladies exercising this time… But I still took a little break and enjoyed the peace of this spot:
This view is so much better live than on photo…
I made use of this break to reshuffle my water reserves between my 2 bottles and continued my run back.
It was not fast but generally OK as long as I was in the shade. The sunny bits were harder but I did not feel as bad as on Sunday when climbing over Siu Ma Shan.
So at the end it was pretty relaxing 15-16km morning hot jog.
Link to Strava here.