Trail running – Puhoi Track – the best trail running training trail in Auckland

Puhoi Track is a 5km one way mountain track with good track condition and bush tree sheltering. I recommend it the best trail running training trail in Auckland. You can run one return 10km, or two or three returns 30km depends on your ability, leaving your water and food in car. There are all facilities you may need, toilet, changing room, outdoor shower, huge car park, cafes and takeaways etc. You can run while your family walk around and enjoy the beautiful Puhoi! 

Part of Te Araroa Trail: Puhoi Domain – Puhoi Track – return back from the foot bridge.

Car Park: Puhoi Domain
Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check weather before you go.

For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map to study the tracks we took or any other tracks. For more information about Puhoi, you may go to

Total distance: 19.14 km
Max elevation: 137 m
Min elevation: 7 m
Total climbing: 1060 m
Total descent: -1057 m
Average speed: 8.01 km/h
Total time: 02:52:15

Total flat distance: 18.9 km, Maximum difference: 131 m, Final balance: 0m.

Difficulty Rating: Easy
The “Total Time” is my TWO RETURNS time in November which includes breaks. That day was fine and hot.

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