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Running in New Zealand

Show on the map There are 52 areas in New Zealand. See them all below. Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Upper Harbour and Hamilton has the most runnable places.

Highly rated places to run in New Zealand

Manawatu Community Athletics Track is a popular place to run in this area.

About track availability in New Zealand

Non school tracks in New Zealand are generally open to the public.

Climate in New Zealand

The climate differs a lot in different parts of New Zealand. The yearly average temperature in Wanaka is 6°C42°F compared to Auckland where it is 16°C60°F.

One of the best areas for running, temperature-wise, should be around Wellington. The temperature there seldom gets below 5°C40°F or over 20°C70°F.

More detailed information about the weather in New Zealand can be found on the page for each city.

Skyline track / Wellington Very hilly trail running spot

Blog posts mentioning New Zealand

Runner’s Word List in RTR-blog.
...Lydiard - Arthur Lydiard was a coach from New Zealand ....

Comments on places around New Zealand

Visit report on Manawatu Community Athletics Track
This is a great facility that is under utilised.
Wayne - on Manawatu Community Athletics Track
I run here most days. It is open to the public. Check the Massey University Recreation Centre site..

Do you know of a YouTube video about running here?

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