About The Event

Victoria’s iconic Great Ocean Road is home to one of the world’s most visually spectacular running events, The Great Ocean Road Running Festival. Panoramic views of the Southern Ocean and the famous seaside location will attract participants of all ages & abilities from around the world to participate in one of the seven events on the 20th and 21st of May, 2017.

Australia's Most Stunning Marathon

The scenic Great Ocean Road plays host to Australia’s Most Stunning Marathon, the Great Ocean Road Marathon.

If you’re looking for your next big goal, make sure this is the year that you tick the Great Ocean Road Marathon off your bucket list.

Run, Walk or Fly

A kaleidoscope of kites in all shapes and sizes will take to the skies in Lorne and Apollo Bay during the Festival. Offering fun for the whole family, dual Kite Festivals will lift off on the spectacular foreshores of both towns on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

Time to Train

Registered for Australia’s most stunning running festival? It’s time to start training.

We’ve put together a series of professional 12 Week Training Plans – by runners, for runners. With plans ranging from Beginner to Advanced across the Half, Marathon & Ultra distances, there’s one for you!

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12 Week Training Diary – Week 6 ‘Fueling Your Body’

With 45 days to go, hopefully you’ve had the chance to trial your race day diet and figure out what works for your body. Running diets are personal and can vary depending on the individual. Whilst some runners can eat […]

Posted on April 5, 2017

Beat the Price Rise – Register Before 11.59pm Tuesday 11 April

With just six weeks to go until the 2017 Great Ocean Road Running Festival, it’s time to get organised and join the over 4,500 participants who are already registered to take on one the seven events on offer. In addition […]

Posted on April 4, 2017
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