2024 Four Square Hanmer 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Four Square Hanmer 5km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The 5km distance provides a perfect opportunity for runners and walkers of all ages and experience levels to join in the festivities, featuring a route that highlights the natural beauty of Hanmer Forest and its surrounding mountains within a shorter, more accessible format. With a large and enthusiastic field of 2,500 participants, the race is characterized by a festive and welcoming atmosphere that encourages community participation and outdoor enjoyment for everyone. This event is particularly appealing to families and first-time runners, offering a supportive environment where the focus is on enjoying the journey and celebrating personal achievements. Completing the Four Square Hanmer 5km is a rewarding experience that leaves participants with lasting memories of the stunning landscapes and the vibrant running community that gathers in Hanmer each year.

Date: 

Sat
May 4
2024

Location: 

Canterbury, New Zealand

Distance

5km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

m

Number of participants: 

2500

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How to train for Four Square Hanmer 5km: Four Square Hanmer 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Four Square Hanmer, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 5km training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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