What is Wild Things?

Wild Things is New Zealand's trail running community.

Rob Bathgate

Written by Rob Bathgate

Updated September 7

Wild Things is New Zealand's trail running community.

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.

New Zealand's largest Trail and Peak Directory

Find trails to suit you anywhere in New Zealand with our customisable search.

Prep yourself with maps, guides, safety info, reviews, GPX data and a whole lot more.

Strava integration. Motivational tools. Built by trail runners for trail runners. We got you.

Learn more about the Trail & Peak Directory

Trail Running Shop

From gels to backpacks and everything in between. We're trail runners ourselves so we care about our gear.

Discounts on everything in the shop if you're a VIP member.

Learn more about our shop

Community & motivation

Tap into our library of experience.

Stretch your boundaries with a wild challenge.

Connect with fellow adventurers.

Run, walk, crawl, it's good to be wild.

Learn more about our wild challenges

Learn more the trail running community

Explore more, spend less

Get exclusive discounts for a whole range of events, shopping, coaching, activities and accommodation.

Your VIP subscription will seem like a no-brainer once you realise how much it saves you.

Learn more about our partner discounts

Be part of New Zealand's trail running community

Learn more about membership

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