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The fourteenth edition of the Great Ocean Road Running Festival will take place on May 19 and 20 with the event offering one of the most spectacular marathons in the world. The course stretches along the coastal towns from Lorne to Apollo Bay and runners of all distances can soak up some of Australia’s most scenic beaches and breathtaking views during the annual two-day running festival. Over seven thousand participants of all ages and abilities are expected to choose to run or walk one of seven event distances ranging from the one and half kilometre Kids’ Gallop to the 60 kilometre Ultra Marathon.Registration also gives participants free access to a range of activities across the weekend. Lorne and Apollo Bay will host a kite festival, live music and yoga sessions so everyone can enjoy the festivities.
Let someone else do the driving while you focus on the breathtaking scenery and join a Great Ocean Road tour or enjoy one of the specialised groups.
View Victoria's stunning coastline from scenic lookouts of the Southern Ocean to rugged cliffs, picture-perfect beaches, islands and ancient forests.
Head to the Great Ocean Road region to Lake Elizabeth in the Otways to view the elusive platypus or paddle down the Glenelg River to an ancient cave.
Journey from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Walk, weaving through national parks, deserted beaches and rugged coastal scenery.