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The Wellington Urban Ultra Marathon (WUU2K) is a trail running event that takes place in Wellington, New Zealand. The WUU2K offers three categories for participants: a 21km half trail marathon, a 45km trail marathon, and a 65km ultra trail marathon. Join us for an unforgettable trail running experience!


The WUU2K also runs the WAI2K Trail events based in the Wairarapa, and Greater Wellington Regions trail network. The WAI2K categories include a 12k fun run, a 25km, a 50k Ultra and a 100k Ultra with over 4k of vert. Nice.

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The WUU2K is an annual trail running event that attracts runners from all over the world. Our goal is to provide a challenging and rewarding trail running experience while showcasing the natural beauty of Wellington. Our team of experienced organizers and volunteers work tirelessly to ensure that each participant has a safe and enjoyable race.

If you want to explore the best trails in Wellington in one go sign up for this event. Super supporters along the way and views to die for 😍

ka tangi te titi, ka tangi te kaka, ka tangi hoki ahau
Tihei mauri ora!
E nga hau e wha, e nga iwi e tau mai nei, haere mai, nau mai,
whakatau mai ki te WUU/WAI!


Community Spirit, trail love and support for all those who appreciate the outdoors.

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Hear from our Runners

A stunning chance to see some great views from all round the city, even catching the South Island when clear. Mixture of terrain to keep things interesting and a great day out. Well organised, great support from the volunteers and something for everyone from mid distance to long distance.

Jamie Calder (WUU2K)

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"I was blown away by the beauty of the trails and the friendliness of the other runners. The WUU2K is more than just a race, it's a community. Thank you for an unforgettable experience!"

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