by Eleanor Arnst
18th May 2021
A late summer attempt to become the first known women to run the legendary Tarn SK traverse of the mighty Tararuas in under 24 hours.... it's bound to be a gripping and inspiring read.... it is just that!
by Katie Wright
14th October 2020
Katie is best known as the woman who forever changed the idea of a 'Last Man Standing' event, forcing the rename to 'Last Person Standing' after taking the outright win at the inaugural Riverhead Relaps. But there's so much more to this intrepid Brit turned Kiwi. Her thirst for adventure knows no bounds and in this Trail report she shares the story of her recent Tararuas Traverse with fellow Wild Thing, Elly Arnst.
by Isaac Walker
9th September 2019
When Isaac Walker's plans to run the Great Naseby Water Race miler were disrupted by a family crisis he didn't want the training to go to waste. At least that was his excuse for taking on this monstrously flat run!...
by Jenny Hirst
26th March 2019
It's perhaps every diehard trail runner's dream - a two week escape, far away from the madding crowds, and a chance to run heavenly trails every day. Jenny & husband Pete did just that in early 2019, using the Wild Things Trail Directory for inspiration...
by Steven Blackburn
26th April 2018
Good keen Auckland-based Wild Things Steve Blackburn & Matt Orange go in search of some new trails south of the Bombay Hills. They find what they're looking for in the Hakarimatas...
by Vicki Wooley
17th January 2018
"Welcome Rock Trails is a unique and delightful wee adventure best enjoyed with good friends" concludes Vicki. Lucky for us, we were the friends that she took along for an awesome weekend of trails and tales (but no ales!) Read all about it here...
by Andre van Barneveld
15th November 2017
On a quick trip back to his native New Zealand from his home in Ireland, Andre van Barneveld was looking for a new adventure - something a little different from the Tararua trails that he knew so well from living so long in the Wairarapa.
A full traverse of the Heaphy Track - our longest Great Walk - in just one day seemed like the ideal plan. It was also one that would remind Andre of how lucky we are to be Kiwis.
by Mal Law
9th November 2017
Wild Things co-founder Mal Law recently took a road trip from his home town of Wanaka to Taupo to run in the Taupo Ultramarathon.
Seizing the opportunity to go exploring some new trails along the way, he discovered some wee beauties on the West Coast of the South Island.
This is his report on that part of his big roadie.