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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.
Dose up on surf culture at Torquay, the start of the Great Ocean Road, home to Bells Beach and birthplace of iconic brands Rip Curl and Quicksilver.
View Victoria's stunning coastline from scenic lookouts of the Southern Ocean to rugged cliffs, picture-perfect beaches, islands and ancient forests.
Discover spectacular coastlines and sand dunes, ancient rainforests and old volcanoes in national parks and reserves in the Great Ocean Road region.
Journey from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Walk, weaving through national parks, deserted beaches and rugged coastal scenery.