The current edition of this event is on 13 January 2018.
The Ian Priest Memorial Hutt River Trail Events on Saturday, 21 January 2017 is an annual 60km Ultra Marathon starting in the Wairarapa, a 42km Marathon from Kaitoke, a 21km Half Marathon from Trentham and a 10K starting from McEwan Park, Petone, with all events ending at McEwan Park, Petone.
These are off-road events, over a variety of surfaces including: bush tracks, grass, gravel and sealed footpaths, and some unsealed vehicle tracks. All of the course is shared with other users, such as runners, walkers, trampers, cyclists and motor vehicles in places. Unusual features include: tunnels, stiles, gateways and zigzags, and one flight of steps.