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Anderson Street Hill (The Tan)What's the official gradient?


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#1 BostonCalling

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 11:04 AM

I have a hill session prescribed on my training diary for a hill between 6% and 10% grade. Does anyone know the official gradient of Anderson St?

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#2 jasegroom

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 11:18 AM

I've got a feeling it rises about 25m in 400m, which would make it 6.25%, but I'm not sure where those figures have got into my head from - hopefully someone can confirm.

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 01:05 PM

Lots of discussion on this topic here: -

http://www.coolrunni...showtopic=21646

The data there implies a rise of around 30 m in something over 400 m, which would put it in the 6% to 10% grade range you seek.

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 01:05 PM

No Idea - but it's Melbourne - what choice is there?

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 04:26 PM

Thanks everyone. Was hoping that it was 15%, then I could find an easier hill. Oh well, Anderson Street it is.

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 09:32 PM

unofficially, i reckon it's moderate at beest... i.e. you can still atack it and run with good form, unlike a serious hill or mountain... plus you get o rest for about 2k down the other side (clockwise)... love that run :-)