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Springing Around Longhurst, Canterbury

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Springing Around LonghurstBeginner

Submitted by Sharon Sharpe

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Trail Information

3.10km

10m

10m

 

Canterbury

Christchurch

Urban fringe

Loop

Totally/mostly flat

Plantation/exotic forest

Beginner

0:25 (Novice)
0:20 (Intermediate)
0:15 (Elite)

-0.2%

+0.2%

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Description

A figure of eight track which covers all of the area. A very easy track for beginners and one for the children too.

Start at the dirt mound and follow the outside track till you reach a bridge. Take the track to the right before the bridge and follow track over a boardwalk. You will end back on the track you were just on. Stay on this track and turn left when you get to the pond. Follow the track past the pond and then follow the outside track until you reach the bridge again.

Just before the bridge, turn left and follow the track past the pond. Follow the track around the outside of the area and this time cross the bridge and keep following the outside path. When you reach the pond turn left and follow the track around the pond and you will be back at the beginning. If you want some elevation you can go up the dirt mound. You may choose to extend or change the route to suit you.


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Features of interest

Explore and try and spot the natural springs just off the trail.


Make Up of Run

Easy Single Track: 100%


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  • Access

    The track is opposite Seven Oaks School on Quaifes Road.

    14 km

    17 minutes

    Yes

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

    Perfect throughout.

    Windproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Take your own water

    No issues

  • Post run indulgence

    The Long Knight
    Corner Hamill Road and Caulfied Ave, Longhurst, Halswell
    https://www.longknight.co.nz/

    The Old Vicarage
    335 Halswell Road, Halswell
    https://www.theoldvicarage.co.nz/

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