From 17 February eight of our staff will embark on a challenge never attempted before. They will make history by taking part in a 90-day Belt & Road Relay across 44 markets where we have a presence along the Belt & Road. Serena is representing our ‘Greater China & North Asia’ region.
I am excited to be running the Relay
Not only will I be travelling through so many markets, especially the ones in Africa, but I will also be getting the precious chance of meeting local communities for first-hand cultural exchanges. Running the Relay will be a personal challenge for me. We will be making history, this is an opportunity of a lifetime, and I am honoured to be part of the team.
I work out every day before work
I do this because I wanted to set a promising positive start every day while improving my wellbeing, sustainably – and meaningfully.
I completed my first half marathon in 2017
I was determined to complete the race. At the halfway point I got cramps and my earphones stopped working, but I reminded myself how proud I would be when I had finished. That’s the mindset that gets me through every single race, marathon or workout.
I have trained hard for this
My regular sports include boxing, swimming, weight training, spinning and yoga, but I have been spending more time on endurance training by running 10km every other day, as we will be doing during the Relay.
I want to challenge myself further
I have tried a number of adventure sports such as sky diving, glacier trekking and scuba diving. After numerous adrenaline rushes, I would like to be back on the ground and I am keen to do more hiking, and the Inca Trail is on my bucket list.