Use these workouts to make you stronger.
6x 800m with a hill. Marama Street Circuit. Start at the corner Tainui Street and Seddon Road (Across from Hamilton Girls high). Finish at The top of lake road. Jog back down to the start.
4 x 1500 with a hill. Start at the old golf course by the Hamilton lake – Wind you way up the hill to the Water tower – on the grass. Easy on the legs – but hard on the lungs.
3x 2km with a hill. These long reps will get your lungs working! Start at the speed hump next to the Veranda – finish at the Clarence street sign by the water tower.
12x Ruakiwi hills. Get a session of these under your belt and you will be able to run faster than a speeding bullet!
Try a session of rep steps at Lake te ko Utu.
The 110 steps beside the flow form is a popular staircase for the local fire brigade at they train for their Sky Tower challenge.
The Cambridge Domain, established in 1880, provides seven walking tracks from street level to Lake Te Ko Utu, providing walkers with differing levels of gradient and scenery. The main entrance and car parking is off Albert Street at the lower end of the domain. If starting at the top of the park, across the road from St Andrew’s Church, enter via the Memorial Gates, erected in 1911.