trail running


Trail running – Arataki Visitor Centre to Piha – part of Hillary Trail 43km

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre to Piha – part of Hillary Trail Car Park: Yes. Public Toilet: Yes. Weather: Check weather before you go! For more information about Waitakere Ranges. Total flat distance: 43.1 km, Climbing distance: 14.5 km, Descent distance: 16.1 km, Flat distance: 12.9 km, Maximum difference: 410 m, Final […]


Trail running – Upper Nihotupu Reservoir loop in Waitakere 14km

Trails: Upper Nihotupu Reservoir Carpark – Upper Nihotupu Walk – Upper Nihotupu Dam Road – Upper Nihotupu Dam – Summit Track – Hamilton Track – Smiths Road – Huia Dam Road – Christies Track – Upper Nihotupu Dam – Upper Nihotupu Dam Road – Upper Nihotupu Walk – Carpark. Car Park: Yes. Upper Nihotupu Reservoir Carpark. It’s […]


Trail Running – Arataki Visitor Centre to Donald McLean loop Waitakere Ranges 35km

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Slip Track – Pipeline Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Hamilton Track – Smiths Road – Huia Dam Road – Huia Road – Karamatura Heritage Farms – Karamatura Track – Karamatura Forks – Donald McLean Track – Donald McLean Road – Whatipu Road – Huia Road – Huia Dam Road […]


Trail running – Huia to Karekare to Whatipi loop in Waitaks 31km

Trails: End of Fire Road campsite car park just before Karamatura Track – Karamatura Track – Karamatura Forks – Huia Ridge Track – Walk Ridge Track (some popular maps locate here the Karamatura Forks, not correct) – Orange Peel Corner – Odlin Timber Track – Buck Taylor Track – Zion Ridge Track […]


WayWiser Challenge 3 Advanced Trail Running in Waitakere 27km

Trails: Huia Settlers Museum car park or end of Fire Road car park just before Karamatura Track – Karamatura Track – Karamatura Forks – Donald McLean Track – Puriri Ridge Track – Omanawanui Track – Whatipu – Gibbons Track – Muir Track – Pararaha Valley Track – Buck Taylor Track […]


Trail running – The goat Tongariro Around The Mountain Track to Horopito 25km

Trails: Bruce Road Around The Mountain Track car park – Around The Mountain Track until Mangaturuturu Hut – Horopito Track to Horopito. Car Park: Yes. Bruce Road Around The Mountain Track car park. Public Toilet: No. Weather: Check Weather before you go! For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and […]


Trail running – Falls Rd to Piha loop in Waitaks 32km

Running Trails: Falls Rd car park – Auckland City Walk – Fence Line Track – Ridge Road Track – Cutty Grass Track – Centennial Track – Quarry Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – Garden Road – Track to beach – North Piha Road – Marawhara Walk – White Track – Anawhata Road […]


Trail Running – Waitakere three Dams 40km

Trails: Exhibition Drive – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Panto Track – Farley Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Parau Track – Huia Dam Road – Christies Track – Summit Track – Hamilton Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Road – Slip Track […]


Trail Running – Arataki Visitor Centre to Panto Track to Huia Dam Road to Hamilton Saddle Loop 28km 2

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Beveridge Track – Mackies Rest – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Panto Track – Farley Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Parau Track – Huia Dam Road – Smiths Road – Hamilton Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – […]


Trail Running – Waitakere Ranges 23.5km

Running Trails: – Falls Road car park – Auckland City Walk – Fence Line Track – Ridge Road Track – Cutty Grass Track  – Scenic Drive – Fairy Falls Track – Goodfellow Track – Old Coach Road Track – Mountain Road –  Opanuku Pipeline Track – Swanson Pipeline Track – Peripatus Track […]