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Cascade Loop (4.5km)

The Cascade Loop 4.5 – 5.0 km depending on which end of Auckland City Walk you start/end at. The route; Falls Road car park, Auckland City Walk, Fence Line Track, Cascade Track, Upper Kauri...

Montana Heritage Trail – Cascade Kauri

Tramping Track – The Montana Heritage Trail in the Waitakere Ranges provides access to the largest remaining stand of mature kauri trees in the Auckland region. You’ll need a picnic and plenty of water...

I’ve run how much?!?!

When I first started trail running I had no clue. I’d only been running regularly (again) for five months and after completing my “big” goal to run (in the loosest sense of the word)...

To roar like heavy rain

On Saturday morning when James and I were out trail running (in the back of beyond) we passed a man who was out running with his dog, whilst wearing headphones. Which in my case...

Whose feet are those?!?!

I recall one Saturday morning when I was out running with James, he said something along the lines of “you only have one speed” .. He didn’t mean it in a derogatory way, he...

The Pipeline Loop (6.2km)

The logistics of running from one point to another (as you would on the Hillary Trail) tend to put me off and although I’m not opposed to running to a point then turning around...