Wild Videos

Check out the gallery below. To submit your own videos send a You Tube or Vimeo link to us by email

The Bedrock 50, Canterbury – a nice little photo montage of this wicked race, put to music by the irrepressible Wayne Botha

The Greenstone-Caples – a two day adventure run through the sublime Southern Alps. By Benjamin Winrow

Everest in a Day. Trail running with a difference – 148 times up & down North Head, Auckland in 24 hours. Madness? No, it’s all for a great cause. By Running Wild.

Three Go Wild in the Kawekas. Feel the love as you watch these guys tear into NZ mountain running at its best. By Alistair McDowell.

The unique island trail running and mountain biking event that is The DUAL – every March in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. By Running Wild

Stunning footage from the inaugural Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon, Feb. 2012. By Active QT.

The Cascade-Dart Expedition Run – an alpine classic with some of the most breathtaking views you’re ever likely to get while trail running. By Running Wild.

The Tarawera UltraMarathon – a unique take on a classic race. A great watch. By Mick Finn.

Trail Running Dunedin-style featuring the legendary Anna Frost. By Matt Bixley

A bit of fun using still images from the start of the long course run at XTerra Challenge Waihi, October 2011. By Running Wild.

Awesome footage from the inaugural Karekare Trails Training Camp held in September 2011. By Running Wild

Great to see the kids getting out and enjoying the trails – this lot conquer  Kohukohunui in the Hunua Ranges, which at 688m is Auckland’s highest peak. By Craig Thomson

Downhill Blitz! Great action shot on Queenstown’s Fern Hill Loop Track in winter & featuring two very accomplished runners – Adrian Bailey & Terry Davis.

Tussock Traverse – another splendid montage of photos set to music by Wayne “I do every event on the calendar” Botha. The race is a cracker, so’s this record of it….

Midwinter Midnight Madness II “Revenge of the Mud Monster” – follows the progress of the annual winter traverse of the Hillary Trail, starting at midnight and finishing late the following afternoon. By Running Wild.

Cascade Kauri Loop, Waitakeres – a favourite of Running Wild and Luca the border collie. By Running Wild.

North Shore Coastal Challenge – Wayne Botha captures the salty magic of this Auckland classic in another of his great photo montages. We love your work Wayne!

Winter on the Crater Rim Trail, Port Hills. By Paul Petch

Tongariro Northern Circuit – Voluptuous Volcanic Visions from one of the North Island’s top long runs. By Glen Alexander

The inaugural Northburn 100 race in Central Otago – just one word for it… “brutal”. By Terry Davis & Highland Events

The Wild Turkey 2008 – great footage from one of the Auckland region’s best-loved races. This was on the original course featuring the incomparable Pararah River. By sportzhub.com

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Without doubt one of the toughest off-road marathons in the world – The Speight’s West Coaster – captured here by Wayne Botha

Trail running in Castle Hill Basin, Canterbury. Mouth-watering video kindly provided by Grant Guise. 

Bethells Beach Dune Run, by Running Wild. This part of the Waitakeres Ranges has it all, but the dunes are especially fun!

The Goat in Tongariro National Park – one of NZ’s most adventurous adventure runs – awesome images by Wayne Botha

Mt Isobel Challenge, Canterbury – nice footage of this rugged 940m climb (by Paul Petch)


7in7 Challenge 2009 (by Running Wild)


3 Responses to Wild Videos

  1. Pingback: New Zealand’s kids are tougher than you. | runeatsleeprun

  2. Caroline Wong says:

    Hi hi have been following your Facebook link
    Currently live in Singapore, moving back
    to Wellington next year after living in
    Singapore for 5 years.

    Would love to take up Trail running.
    A very slow but persistent runner.
    How would I be able to find out more??

    The videos look awesome. New Zealand
    is and always will be Godzone

    • malcolmlaw says:

      Hi Caroline, there’s a vibrant trail running scene in Wellington and plenty of people who can show you a few trails. Drop me an email at mal@runningwildnz.com and I’ll try to put you in touch with a few. Cheers, Mal

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