This week’s runs

Be seen by motorists: wear bright clothing, use marked crossings, etc.

Be seen by motorists: wear bright clothing, use marked crossings, etc.

Tuesday, 12 October

Coronation Run. Coronation Reserve, Huntsbury Ave -11kms

6pm @ the clubroom

_Rear gate, across Sugden, thru walkway, R Simeon, Cemetery, Studholme, across river, Wherstead, Colombo, L Remuera, L Centaurus, R Major Aitken, L into Coronation Reserve at hair pin bend, Descend slightly turn left over bridge then R up the 1st of a series of steps and zig zags through a wooded area. Exit the reserve onto Vista Place, L onto Huntsbury, descend then R onto Aotea, L on Ramahana, ascend until the Community Centre on Huntsbury Ave, turn R and descend the path to Centaurus, cross the road thru park & across bridge to Malcolm Ave. Turn R onto Waimea. Cross Colombo onto Ashgrove, turn R onto Studholme and return via Cemetery, Simeon, walkway and rear gate. Shortcut is miss the R into Aotea and continue down Huntsbury and turn L down path just before the Community Centre- saves 1.5km approx.

Coronation Reserve, Huntsbury Ave

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Thursday, 14 October

Hagley Park with Don Greig

6pm @ the clubroom

Don Knows what it takes to run fast Marathons (and half marathons) and is happy to share his knowledge with us in a relaxed format that is not only enjoyable but extremely beneficial. Jog from the clubrooms to Hagley Park, jog back to clubrooms afterwards. Approximately one hour.  Suitable for all levels. If you prefer, you can run a loop around Hagley:

Hagley Park figure 8 loop

To Hagley Park via Diamond, Collins, Grove. Keeping within the park, run Hagley Av, L Riccarton Av, R Deans Av, R Harper Av, R Park Tce, continue Rolleston Tce, R Riccarton Av, L Deans Av, L Moorhouse, and return via out route.

Hagley Figure 8 Loop

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Saturday, 16 October

Andrew Godfrey Spring Gardens Run – 14.69km

L Coronation, R Barrington, then follow Whiteleigh & Clarence to Riccarton Rd (3km), L Riccarton, R Ilam, L Homestead Lane (6km – regroup), R through Ilam Homestead rhododendron/azalea gardens. Cross Ilam Rd and follow Avon River along University Drive, R Clyde, L Hinau, R Miro, L Totara, R Ngahere, then along walkway through Deans Bush. Left on Kahu Road then R through walkway to Straven Road and run along Matai St. Cross the railway line (9km), then L on Mona Vale Av. Run throuh Mona Vale, R Fendalton Rd, and into Hagley Park. Run R alongside Deans Av then L alongside Riccarton Av past the band rotunda and through the daffodils behind the hospital and out onto Oxford Terrace (12km). return home via Hagley Av, Grove St, Church Square, Collins St, Diamond Ave. Shorter options if you branch off at Kilmarnock St and head back.

Andrew Godfrey Spring Gardens Run

Walkers.  Meet at LB&Co Cafe on the corner of Creyke Road and Ilam Road at 8.00 a.m. for an 8.15 a.m. start.

Course details:
East along Creyke Rd, Kotare St and Kahu Road to Deans Bush. Through Deans Bush to Ngahere, Totara, Miro, Hinau to Clyde Rd. Turn left into University Drive, cross Ilam Rd and follow paths through University Gardens emerging out on Waimairi Rd. Turn right into Wadeley, right on to Maidstone Rd and back to the starting point.

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Sunday, 17 October

8.00am
Meet at Harbour House, 79 Main Road, Governors Bay

Parking is best on Jetty Road (turn left immediately before the cafe and park around the school).

It takes 18 minutes from the Clubrooms to get there- if you need transport or want to carpool please reach out on the Club Facebook Group.

We’ll use the coastal track to Allandale and then the tracks in Living Springs before returning along the traverse track/s above Governors Bay. 

As always ensure you have enough food and drink for a couple of hours.

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Run Hosts this week

Tuesday – Shane
Thursday – Saskia
Saturday – Warren

Run Planner

Bryan

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