Welcome to the Waterfront 5k,

Wellington's weeknight central city post work 5k - open to all

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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

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