The runners were not dressed for winter-like conditions, many wearing short-sleeved tops.
Some runners farther along the course had fallen off the trail into deep mountain crevices
Another survivor was quoted as saying most victims were "gods" of the sport who were frontrunners in the race.
[#tbt #HK100 2020] LIANG Jing producing a trailrunning masterclass descent down from the iconic MacLehose Trail vantage point at Wan Kuk Shan.— Brandon 💉💉 (@b3108) May 23, 2021
Jing Liang (2nd overall) full speed on Ma On Shan descent at HongKong100 2020 https://t.co/FfMH1t3dE0 via Clement Dumont / @asiatrailmag