V3000

For trail-loving ultra runners

V3000

For trail-loving ultra runners

Distance
64
km
Elevation gain
3000
m
Elevation loss
3000
m
Single track
65
%
Off-track/cross-country
15
%
4WD/farm track
20
%
V3000

The Loop of Delight!

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Before you enter

Owing to the demanding nature this course all entrants must pre-qualify by earning a Warrant of Wildness

What to expect

While not as daunting as the V5000 course, the V3000 still represents an epic challenge that takes you into glorious Otago backcountry. It is particularly suited to those who prefer fast, flowing trail over steep mountainous terrain. That's not to say there isn't a good smattering of the latter - hey, this is The WILD after all, but if you're an ultra runner that likes to really stretch their legs then this could be the one for you.

Aid Stations

Food, water and Tailwind will be available at the following points:

You're on your own for this one!

  • Heidi's Hut, Coronet Peak, 18k
  • Skippers Rd, 28k (Drop Bag available)
  • Eight Mile Hut, 48k

Key Info

Start: 7am Saturday, Butlers Green.

Time to complete the course: 13 hours

Course Record, Men: 7hrs 6mins (Vajin Armstrong)

Course Record, Women: 8hrs 18mins (Louise Murray)

Median Time 2023, Men: 10hrs 32 mins

Median Time 2023, Women: 10hrs 25 mins

No pacers allowed.

There will be a cut-off operating at the Skippers Rd Aid Station (28K). Runners taking part in the V3000 must LEAVE here within 7.5 hours of the race start (2.30pm) or they will be removed from the course and recorded as a DNF.

Minimum age: 18 years on race day

What are you waiting for?

Enter the

V3000

today and join our growing Wild whānau