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Get me to the plane on time!, Auckland

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Get me to the plane on time!Beginner - Intermediate

Submitted by Ian Gilmour

Info Info

Trail Information

23.50km

465m

465m

189m

Auckland

Auckland

Urban

Point to Point (one way)

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush
Plantation/exotic forest
Open farmlands
Open tussock/grasslands

Beginner - Intermediate

3:00 (Novice)
2:00 (Intermediate)
1:30 (Elite)

-4.9%

+3.5%

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Description

Start at Albert Park and roughly follow the Coast to Coast Walkway from the City to Manukau Harbour - take in as many trails/grass verges/sports fields as you can, as well as making sure to run up to the top of Mt Eden and One Tree Hill along the way. Cross over Mangere Bridge and head up Mt Mangere, before the flat road section to the airport. There are some good trail sections along the way, but be prepared for a decent amount of tarmac, or at least running on the grass verge. Hopefully you get to the Airport before your flight leaves! But you have the same issue driving in Auckland... so might as well run!


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Features of interest

Takes in much of the Coast to Coast walkway. 3 volcanic cones - Mt Eden, One Tree Hill, and Mt Mangere


Make Up of Run

Technical Single Track: 5%

Moderate Single Track: 10%

Easy Single Track: 45%

Sealed Road: 40%


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  • Access

    Albert Park

    Commuting route, plenty of paid parking in town or around airport if done in reverse.

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    2 minutes

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  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

    Look out for the Coast to Coast signs.

    Perfect throughout.

    Windproof jacket, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Plenty of shops along the way.

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