May 5, 2024
Meridian Wind Farm
XTERRA West Wind Trail Run

Trail Half Marathon

Trail Half Marathon

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Huge variety on this course, with complete changes in terrain every 2 to 3 km. Some areas open and fast, others highly technical. Three short but sharp climbs.

Registration opens on
Dec 13
Registration Closes on
May 6
Registration Closed


This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
18K Trail Course
Scenic 18K trail run course with mixed terrain, rocky trails, and short but tough climbs.
Course runs anti-clockwise. Start at HQ and run toward Wharehou Bay. Hit the coastline and rock/log/sand hop your way around the coast. Take a left up a steep ridgeline climb then veer right through a junction and into some pine forest single track. You can run fast in here. Then it gets more technical through some native bush before you follow a creek out to a valley floor. Run up the valley for a couple of hundred meters before turning right up onto another climb towards the wind turbines. Take a left at the top of the climb and enjoy the views until you turn left and leave the road through a gate. Double back a little and until you dive down into the valley again. One last climb before you hit the service road, turning left to head back to Race HQ. All climbs are short but tough. As a clue all roads on the pic above are on ridgelines. Course is subject to track and weather conditions on the day.
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18K Trail Course


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The fees below have not yet been confirmed, and are subject to change.
Registration from Dec 13th, 2023 - May 5th, 2024.


Description Fee
Adult (Dec 13 - May 1) NZ$59.97 + GST
Under 18 (Dec 13 - May 1) NZ$35 + GST
Late Entry (May 1- May 5) NX$70 + GST

There will be no cash refunds made for this series. However, if for some reason you are unable to participate in an event then your entry fee is transferable to another XTERRA Wellington race within the current series, provided you inform event organisers a week prior to the event date. Individual Entries are transferable between individuals for a $15 transfer fee. Please apply for transfers via email request.

Series Entries are not transferable and not able to be partially refunded if some events are missed.


The information below may be from a previous edition of the event, and is subject to change.

Compulsory: No matter what course you are doing, be it Short, Medium, or Long, you must carry an Emergency Survival Bag and an Emergency Whistle, both available from Event Registration, Bivouac Stores, or any good tramping shop.

XTERRA Wellington is an OutdoorsMark certified event and we take your fun and your safety very seriously. We encourage you all to be responsible track users so please plan to take the following with you:

Map, Hydration Pack/Belt, Spare long sleeve base layer (wool or polyprop), Rain proof jacket, Beanie, Gloves, Basic first aid kit.


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