World Mountain Running Trophy Wellington 2005

Event Information - NZ Mountain Running Championships - 15 May 2005

Results and photos and a race report have now been posted.


NZ Community Trust The New Zealand Mountain Running Championships will be held on the World Trophy course on May 15th 2005. Entry is open to all runners registered with Athletics New Zealand. As part of the event there will be a recreational run open to all runners (see below for details).


  • 9am Newstalk ZB Recreational Run: 1, 2 and 3 lap options

  • 10am New World Junior Women: 1 lap

  • 10am New World Junior Men: 2 laps

  • 10am Meridian Energy Women and Masters Women: 2 laps

  • 10am Meridian Energy Masters Men: 2 laps

  • 11am Meridian Energy Men: 3 laps

  • 1pm Prize Giving

Newstalk ZB Recreational Run 9am

Meridian Energy Ltd

New World

Newstalk ZB

As part of the Athletics NZ Mountain Running Championships there will be a recreational run open to all runners. You do not have to be a member of Athletics NZ to participate. All runners will start at 8am and complete 1, 2 or 3 laps according to the category entered:

  • Junior Women – 1 lap / 4.7km / 310m vertical
  • Junior Men, Women, Masters Women and Masters Men - 2 laps / 9.1km / 620m vertical
  • Men - 3 laps / 13.5km / 930m vertical

Juniors are under 20 on 31/12/2005. Masters Men & Masters Women are 35 plus on race day.

How to Enter
Online entry with payment by credit card is now closed (9 May).

To pay by cheque, please print and post the pdf registration form for Newstalk ZB Recreational Run 300kb PDF

The entry fee is $20.00 - late entry (after May 9th 2005) is an additional $10.00. The debit to your credit card is the confirmation entry or banking of your cheque will constitute confirmation of entry.

Conditions of Entry

  • Participants compete at their own risk.
  • Participants must obey the instructions of event officials and stay on the event tracks at all times. Failure to do so will lead to disqualification.
  • No refunds will be given after the 9th May 2005. If refunds are requested prior to this, a $10 administration fee will be held by the organizers.
  • In the event of extreme weather conditions where Mt Victoria is not suitable or safe for running, the organizers reserve the right to substitute an alternative run of similar distance. In this case the entry fee will NOT be refunded. If the event is cancelled entirely, the organizers will make the maximum refund possible to participants.

Race packs will be available for pickup from the Band Rotunda from 3.00pm to 5.00pm on Saturday 14th May or on race day, Sunday 15th May 2005, from 7.00am to 9.00am.

Course Description The course is the world championship course. Please refer to the Course Maps page for location and profile details.

New Zealand Championships from 10am

Information and entry for the New Zealand Championships (for registered runners) is available now at the Athletics New Zealand web site.