Wild Things - New Zealand's trail running community
New Zealand's trail running community


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It's good to be wild!
It's good to be wild!

Wild Things: New Zealand's trail running community

  • Comprehensive trail and peak directories VIP full access
  • Wild Things shop discounts VIP
  • Partner store discounts VIP
  • Community leaderboards and reviews VIP
  • Club challenges and prizes VIP
  • Full library access VIP
  • Strava integrationVIP
  • Wishlists and progress tracking VIP
  • and heaps more...

We're here to inspire, equip and empower each other to get out and enjoy New Zealand's epic trails.

We're a community, a go-to shop for essential running gear, a library of knowledge and a whole lot more. We partner with brands we love to get our members tasty discounts on everything from shoes to accommodation. We make it easy for you to explore trails with confidence using our comprehensive maps and directories.

Motivate yourself with challenges. Tap into the collective experience of your fellow wild things. Run, walk, crawl, it's good to be wild.

Membership Options Gift a Membership

Trail directory featuring 1,431 runs (and counting!)

Each trail has a detailed description, directions, maps and important safety info. Wild Things members can access community reviews and photos.

View Trail DirectorySubmit a Trail

VIP Feature

Download trail maps and data

VIP members can download pdf guides and gpx files. Members can also review trails, post photos, set target times and FKTs, engage with the trail community and much more.

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Trail Directory Overview

Peak directory featuring 795 peaks

Bag a summit! For those up for a challenge, our peak directory identifies New Zealand peaks of most difficulty levels short of actual mountaineering. Track your progress and get on the leaderboards.

View Peak DirectorySubmit a Peak

Tap into our collective experience

Connect with your fellow VIP Wild Things members to share wishlists, get advice and build your own network of Wild Buddies. You can meet other people who are interested in, or have already tackled, the trails and peaks you’re keen to try.

Personal account dashboard

Track your progress for motivation or friendly competition.


Personal account dashboard

VIP members get more

RegisterSee all VIP Benefits

Access to full trail directory features

Shop discounts and competitions

Find running buddies

and heaps more!


Kit up with your essential gear.

VIP Members automatically qualify for discounts off everything in the Wild Things shop, plus with free shipping on orders over $125.

We're trail runners ourselves so we’ll only stock it if it's good.

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Partner Rewards

We partner with quality brands, activities and accommodation providers to get extra discounts exclusively for VIP members.

You qualify for rewards just by being a member.

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25% off Ronhill Gear


25% off Ronhill Gear

15% off Creepers Performance Toe Socks

Creepers Socks

15% off Creepers Performance Toe Socks

15% off JetBoil stoves and accessories


15% off JetBoil stoves and accessories

Wild Challenges

Every month we put up a bunch of new challenges to help get you motivated.

Each challenge comes with a prize pool – anything from Wild Things benefits to sponsored products up to the value of $1,000.

Participation, not performance, gives you the chance to win.

View Challenges


Get inspired with our latest ramblings.

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The Omega Epic Road Trip

16th August 2022

The Omega Epic Road Trip

With our friends Omega Rental Cars, we've put together an epic prize of a free 5-day car rental package. To be in to win, you just need to show us your favourite trails on video!

Newsletter: 29th July 2022

29th July 2022

Newsletter: 29th July 2022

As well as upgrading the trail directory, we're working on a new look for Wild Things.

Newsletter: 29th June 2022

29th June 2022

Newsletter: 29th June 2022

I thought this would be a short newsletter but it's packed! Read on for updates, discounts and ninjas.


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