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Welcome to The Frontrunner Three Peaks Mountain Race Website

The 32nd The Frontrunner Three Peaks Mountain Race will take place on Sunday 12 April 2015
Put that date in your running diary now so that you can plan for including this race into your itinery for next year.

Organised by Leith Harrier and Athletic Club, The Frontrunner Three Peaks Mountain Running Race has been one of Dunedin’s most popular mountain running races for the past 30 years.

Run in the hills that surround Dunedin City (Flagstaff, Swampy and Cargill), the 26km mountain race offers some of the most scenic views of Dunedin City as well as the Silver Peak mountain range.

The event also includes an 11km recreational mountain walk from Woodhaugh Gardens to Swampy Summit and a popular shorter feature race "Race the Summit" 11km along the same walk route and also finishing at Swampy Summit (approximate half-way point).

For a recap of last year's race:

The 31st The Frontrunner Three Peaks Mountain Race took place on Sunday 13 April 2014

Defending champion Stafford Thompson won the 31st The Frontrunner Three Peaks Mountain Race finishing the 26 Km Race in 2 hours 3 minutes 29 seconds, second was Geoff Williamson in 2 hours 9 minutes 31 seconds and third was Neale McLanachan in 2 hours 13 minutes 19 seconds. Sarah Chisnall was first woman to finish in 2 hours 26 minutes 35 seconds. Second was Louisa Andrew in 2 hours 28 minutes and third was Dani Nicolson in 2 hours 41 minutes 22 seconds. Results are available from our results & reports page. Well done to all those who competed, and thank you to the sponsors and to all those who helped in putting on this race. More on the 11km Race the Summit, teams event and walk soon.


Downloadable certificates for finishers to fill out their details
These are still to be updated to 2015 and will be available after the race.

The Frontrunner Three Peaks 2014 Feature Page - for reports and results


Results and Reports Index for the latest results and reports


Three Peaks Group Facebook Page for latest updates and photos and reports


The Frontrunner Three Peaks Photos For a great portfolio of the 2014 Three Peaks Mountain Race


Three Peaks 2014 – a perspective from back in the pack - a post by Russell Hurring on the backcountryrunner.co.nz website
Russell Hurring gives us his take on the iconic Dunedin mountain running race- The Three Peaks, that took place on Sunday 13 April 2014


For another fascinating and humorous artice by Lisa McGonigle on her experiences in this year's race >> see 2014 Feature Page


First time competitor Amy Smith enjoyed her run and has this to say about her experience in this year's race >> see 2014 Feature Page