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Hagley Perimeter, Canterbury

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Submitted by Tony Sharpe

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Trail Information

5.60km

25m

25m

 

Canterbury

Christchurch

Urban

Loop

Totally/mostly flat

Native bush
Plantation/exotic forest
Riverside

Beginner

0:45 (Novice)
0:35 (Intermediate)
0:25 (Elite)

-0.1%

+0.1%

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Description

The 165ha Hagley Park is a world renowned gem, set aside by visionary city forefathers in the 1850's as an area for recreation, sport and entertainment in the vein of Central Park in New York. It acts as the City's lungs and is a wonderful resource for lunchtime exercise for locals or visitors. A standard run around the perimeter is short enough to easily fit into a lunch hour, but also holds plenty for visiting people.

You can easily extend the distance of this one with a "Figure 8" of North and South Hagley (also a trail directory guide) in fact its possible to find a marathon distance of trails without backtracking on the same bit of path.

The Hagley perimeter gives you a great chance to test your speedwork, or simply amble around and enjoy the greenspace.


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Features of interest

Hagley Park
Avon River


Make Up of Run

Easy Single Track: 70%

Sealed Road: 30%


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  • Access

    You can start anywhere around Hagley Park.

    Best off street parking is around the Botanic Gardens off Armagh or Hagley Oval area (when no cricket is on)

    1 km

    3 minutes

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  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

    Make navigation of this route super-easy by using the RunHunters app on your phone. View on RunHunters .

    Easy as, just stick to the edge of the park

    Perfect throughout.

    Cellphone.

    There are a couple of drinking fountains on the loop around the North Hagley side

    Christchurch can be 35 degrees in summer and -5 in winter. Dress for the day accordingly

    Watch out for bikes on the shared use sections, especially South Hagley around the netball courts

  • Post run indulgence

    Take your pick of Christchurch cafes and eating establishments- new ones popping up all the time as we rebuild our city

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