Wellington Scottish Athletics Club

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Wellington 3 Peaks

An iconic series of three winter events open to anyone who want to experience varied running/walking trails covering nine iconic peaks of Wellington.

The 2019 installment of the Wellington 3 Peaks series, hosted by the Wellington Scottish Athletics Club, kicks off on Sunday 28th of April. Check out the Wellington 3 Peaks Facebook Page for updates on each event.

  1. Event 1 – 28th April 2019 – The Southern Town Belter – Starts from Wellington Scottish Club rooms, Peaks: Mount Albert > Atatürk Memorial > Mount Crawford Prison
  2. Event 2 – 26th May 2019 – The Northern Hill Circuit – Starts from Kelburn Cricket Club Rooms (Anderon Park), Peaks: Te Ahumairangi Hill > Wrights Hill > Hawkins Hill (Radar Dome)
  3. Event 3 – 16th June 2019 – The Skyline Traverse – Starts from Huntleigh GirlGuiding Centre – 44 Silverstream Rd, Crofton Downs, Peaks: Mount Kaukau > Johnston Hill > Odell Reserve (via Piwakawaka Track)

Entry Information

  • Open to anyone – You will need to be reasonably fit and able to run for about 2+hrs
  • Walkers can start earlier and are welcome to participate
  • Registration is prior to each event between 7:30am and 8:00am
  • Event cost $10 per event paid on the day
  • Each event starts at 8am
  • Runners can start in their own time between 8am and 9am – Walkers can start from 7.30am
  • Pick your own route solo or team up with someone else to complete any number of the peaks
  • Please check the 3 Peaks Wellington Facebook Page for each event specific information
  • Water may be provided at strategic locations (location confirmed on the day) together with jet plane sweets
  • For those who do not know the trails and finding your way, Wellington Scottish will be organising packs of various paces leaving at 8.15am that you can join
  • Maps and a .GPX file of an approximate route will be provided on our 3 Peaks Wellington Facebook Page before the event so you can download and follow if going solo
  • Since this is a winter event you will need to carry wet/cold weather gear as required on the day. There is no enforcement of this however we expect you to be self-sufficient and provide us with a cell phone number at registration and carry one with you during each event


  • The main prize is the satisfaction of navigating around the 3 peaks and enjoying some of the great trails and views that Wellington has to offer with your fellow runners and walkers
  • We also have a selection of great spot prizes from Run Wellington which will be drawn at each event
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