Trail Running – Hakarimata Walkway 14K

Running Trails: Parker Road car park – Kauri Loop Track – Hakarimata Walkway 9.5km to Hakarimata Summit Tower – Hakarimata Rail Trail & Walkway – off Waingaro Road car park – Waingaro Road on road run 12km – Hakarimata Road – Parker Road car park.

Car Park: Yes, 87 Parker Road, Huntly.

Public Toilet: Yes, Just after cleaning station.

Weather: Check Weather before you go!

For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map to study the tracks we took or any other tracks. For more information about Hakarimata Range please go to DOC.

Total distance: 14.83 km
Max elevation: 387 m
Min elevation: 27 m
Total climbing: 1042 m
Total descent: -1062 m
Average speed: 5.94 km/h
Total time: 02:50:58

Total flat distance: 14.5 km, Maximum difference: 360 m, Final balance: -20 m

Difficulty Rating: Tough all the way on trail!

Run back on road

Total distance: 11.74 km
Max elevation: 34 m
Min elevation: 17 m
Total climbing: 147 m
Total descent: -136 m
Average speed: 10.98 km/h
Total time: 01:08:36

The “Total Time” is my time in Nov which includes breaks. Had a simple quick lunch after tail run and run back on road. That day was fine and the tracks were wet but not too bad.

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