Looking for something to do before the next Waterfront 5k?

Looking for something to do before the next Waterfront 5k?

Wellington 3 Peaks: (on April 23rd, May 28th & June 25th)
An iconic series of 3 winter events open to anyone who want to experience varied running/walking trails covering 9 iconic peaks of Wellington.

The 2017 installment of the Wellington 3 Peaks series, hosted by the Wellington Scottish Athletics Club, kicks off on Sunday 23rd of April.

  1. Event One - April 23rd Sunday (Mt Albert, Mt Crawford, Mt Victoria)
  2. Event Two - May 28th Sunday (Wrights Hill, Hawkins Hill, Tawa Tawa Reserve)
  3. Event Three - June 25th Sunday (Mt Kaukau, Chartwell Substation, Tinakori Hill Northend)


During Daylight savings, we run the Waterfront5k series, on the amazing Wellington Waterfront.

  • First event is: 4th October 2016
  • Last event is: March 28th 2017
  • 24 events over 26 weeks
  • Note: No events on Dec 27th 2016 or Jan 3rd 2017


The Waterfront 5k is based from Taranaki Wharf each Tuesday Evening

  • Registration: outside Macs Brewbar (unless wet) from 5pm
  • Race start: Te Papa side of the diving platform on Taranaki  Wharf at 5:40pm
  • Note: For this summer we are testing just a single start time for all runners and walkers.

Where's the Course?

The Waterfront 5k course is simple out and back on the flat around the edge of the Wellington inner harbour based right in the centre of the city.

For more details on the course and the race briefing / possible hazards and health & safety details - click here for more

How to Enter

There are a couple of (easy) ways to sign up for a Waterfront 5k this summer

  • Option 1: Turn up on the Night, and sign up & pay then before you run
  • But to make it simpler? Option 2: Pre register online now, this will save you time on the night ( you only need to register once for the season) - And using online, you can elect to pay via electronic means for a single event or multiple events.


How much it costs

The cost to participate in the Waterfront 5k this summer are

  • Single event: $8 online (or electronic on the night), or $7 cash on the night

  • Multiple events: (note: these can be used by the whole family - they are not just for one person each)
    • 5 events - $30
    • 10 events - $55
    • 20 events - $100

In return for this, you get:

  • accurately measured course
  • results posted online later that evening
  • chance to win in the nightly spot prizes
  • if you do 3 or more events each month, the chance to win the monthly major spot prizes (valued `$200 each month)

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