trail running


Trail running – Karangahake Gorge to Waihi by Hauraki Rail Trail 30k

Trails: Karangahake Hall car park – Hauraki Rail Trail – Waihi Historic (Goldfields) Railway Station – return the same way back. Car Park: Yes. Off State Highway 2 Karangahake Hall car park. It’s about 125km and 1.5 hrs driving from Auckland city center. Public Toilet: Yes Weather: Check Weather before you go! […]


Trail running – Karaka Track to Crosbies Hut and return in Thames

Trails: Karaka Road car park – Karaka Tramping Track – Junction of Karaka Track and Waiotahi Track – Junction of Karaka Track and Tararu Track – Junction of Karaka Track and Crosbies Main Range Track and Wainora Track to Orange Peel Corner – Crosbies Main Range Track – Crosbies Hut […]


Trail running – Karioi Track to Wairake Track in Raglan

2019 Christmas holiday trail run with friends. Trails: Te Toto Gorge Lookout car park on Whaanga Road, Raglan – Karioi Summit Track – Lookout – Karioi Summit – Wairake Track – End of Karioi Road car park. Car Park: Yes Public Toilet: No For better map display, click the buttons […]


Trail running – Dean Track to Mangakino Pack Track to Waipapa Track to Waitawheta Tramway in Kaimai Range 31km

Trail running – my last trail run on the last day of 2019 in Kaimai Range. Trails: Franklin Rd end car park – Dean Track – Mangakino Pack Track – Turn to Waipapa Track from the junction of Mangakino Pack Track Siding which goes to Tui Mine – Waipapa Track […]


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. […]


Trail running – Mangemangeroa Walkway in Auckland

Running Trails: Mangemangeroa Reserve Somerville Road car park – Mangemangeroa Walkway to each ends and return. Car Park: Yes, Typically from end of walkway Hayley Lane car park. Public Toilet: No. 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 […]


Trail Running – Totara Park Auckland

Trails: Totara Park mountain bike trails + Puhinui stream forest trails + some paths in Gardens. Car Park: Calluna Cres, Totara Heights, On street. It’s bout 15 to 20 minutes drive from Auckland city. Weather: Check Weather before you go! For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show […]


Trail Running – Te Araora Dome Forest to Omaha Forest Summit Tamahunga and return

Part of Te Araroa Trail: Dome Tearooms carpark – Dome Forest Walkway – The Dome Summit – Waiwhiu Kauri Grove – off bush private 4WD pine forest road – Waiwhiu Valley Rd –  Cross Waiwhiu Stream into bush walk along the stream- off stream uphill to Totara Scenic Reserve – Junction of […]


Trail Running – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam to Pukapuka Track Loop in Hunua

Trails: Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park – A.R.A Drive – Pukapuka Track – Lilburne Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – car park. Car Park: Yes. Moumoukai Road – A R A Drive – Waterline Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park. It’s about 60km and 60 minutes drive from Auckland […]


Trail Running – Puhinui Reserve and Te Araroa Trail 15km

Trail: Puhinui Reserve tracks plus Te Araroa Trail section. Car Park: End of Price Road, Wiri. Public Toilet: Yes Note: Gore-Tex shoes is recommended if run in winter. For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map […]