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Discover the Inspiring Story Behind Jo Lodder's 5 Trails in 5 Days - Run for Freedom Challenge

Listen here Jo Lodder's interview with Steve Corry - Hong Kong Trail Running - Run for Freedom, 5 trails in 5 days!

The podcast of Trail Runners Association of Hong Kong (TRAHK), including all things related to Trail Running in Hong Kong - interviews with runners and organisers, running tips, topical issues and more.

Trail running is not just a physical challenge, but a mental and emotional one as well. In this episode of the Trail Runners Association of Hong Kong podcast, Steve Corry sits down with Jo Lodder to discuss his upcoming Run for Freedom Challenge, where he will be running five trails in five days to raise awareness and funds for two important charities.

Jo shares his story of how he got into trail running and what drives his passion for it. He explains that after a personal loss, he found solace and a sense of freedom in the mountains and the trails. This sparked his desire to give back to the community and help those in need.

In the podcast, Jo also talks about his two chosen charities, 1st Steps HK and Tails Lantau, and why he feels passionately about supporting their work. These organizations provide vital support for disabled individuals and rescued dogs and cats, respectively, and Jo's run is a testament to his commitment to making a difference in the lives of others.

As you listen to this inspiring episode, you'll learn about Jo's preparation and training for the Run for Freedom Challenge, and the obstacles he has had to overcome along the way. You'll also gain insight into his mental and emotional journey and why he feels so strongly about this cause.

Tails Lantau and the animals that you will help ❤️

Trail Runners Association Hong Kong

The Trail Runners Association Hong Kong (TRAHK) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and fostering the growth of trail running in Hong Kong. It was founded with the aim of connecting and supporting the local trail running community, providing information and resources for runners, and organizing events and races. The organization's mission is to inspire and enable individuals to experience the beauty and challenge of trail running, and to promote a responsible and sustainable approach to this growing sport. With a focus on community building and education, TRAHK is an important resource for trail runners in Hong Kong and a leader in the local trail running scene. -

Jo Lodder, a 52-year-old trail runner, business leader, and philanthropist, is an advocate for a plant-based diet and lifestyle. He has found that this way of eating has not only improved his own health, but also inspired others. As co-founder of JNW Asia, a marketing company in Hong Kong focused on selling their own Niseko projects, and a partner of SnowDog, a hospitality brand, Jo combines his entrepreneurial spirit with his passion for helping others. He's also embarking on the Run for Freedom challenge to raise money for charity. With a passion for helping others and a drive for success, Jo inspires through his love of adventure and entrepreneurship. Jo is a firm believer that life begins at 50 and promotes this message through his actions and achievements.

Jo's quote today

"By taking care of your own well-being, you become equipped to care for others. A healthy lifestyle is not only a gift to yourself, but to those around you"

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