Daily Archives: July 27, 2016

WUU2K Part 4: Legs 5 and 6, aftermath

Leg 5: Red Rocks (42km) – Tawatawa Reserve (52km) This is probably the toughest part of the course. An easy few km around Owhiro Bay and into Happy Valley leads to the Tip Track. But first, a km down the … Continue reading

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WUU2K part 3: legs 3 and 4

Leg 3: Makara Mountain Bike car park (18km) to the Wind Turbine (30km) This is possibly the nicest leg of the run (maybe behind the MTB park). I’m waved over the road by a cow, and head up the hill … Continue reading

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WUU2K part 2: legs 1 and 2

Leg 1: Kaukau (0km) to Makara (11km) We drift up to the start and mill around. 630 on the dot the race starts to wild cheers. I’m deliberately at the back – I don’t want to get in the way … Continue reading

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WUU2K 2016: race diary part 1

This is a longish series of posts on my first ultramarathon, the Wellington Urban Ultra 2K (WUU2K). A 60km race with 2000m of vertical climb (which is where the 2K comes from). Except that it was actually closer to 61km … Continue reading

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