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

  • First event is: 3rd October 2017
  • Last event is: March 27th 2018
  • 24 events over 26 weeks
  • Note: No events on Dec 26th 2017 or Jan 2nd 2018


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 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)

Recent Facebook posts

Thank you, everyone, who completed the Waterfront 5k post-season survey. We got nearly 100 responses – so that is greatly appreciated – plenty..

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Post season survey – Wellington Waterfront 5k

Thank you for those who have responded to our end of survey so far – your feedback and suggestions are appreciated. For those who haven’t given..

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Photos from Wellington Waterfront 5k Series's post

And results have been loaded for last night to the waterfront 5k website – you can find them here: http://results.waterfront5k.nz/detail/?rid=505..

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