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Course

The Cross-Country Champs will once again be held in the surrounds of Halswell Quarry. The challenging and undulating 2km course traverses both open grassland and some bushy areas. Seniors and Masters age competitors run several of the complete laps depending on age and junior competitors will complete either the large lap or smaller one (1km), again depending on age.

 

Height gain:
There's 22m elevation and almost all the course is on grass. The paths on the hill section are well formed trails . There will be some man-made tape to guide you around the  faster running on the grassland areas.

 

 Location & Parking 

Location:

 

Halswell Quarry Park, Kennedys Bush Rd, Kennedys Bush, Christchurch 8025

Parking:

Please be aware that with Halswell Quarry getting busier each year, legal parking will be at a premium this Saturday.

It is recommended you:

  • arrive early to allow time to walk from further away

  • car pool if possible

See the attached map for areas where parking is not allowed this year (the yellow section) and also new options for parking on side roads near the park.

Please do not park over any driveway or block entry into any part of the park.

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 Course map 

2020 Canterbury Cross Country Course Map