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Tips for better running

1. Don’t ignore pain Red flag symptoms that could indicate significant injury include night pain, swelling (particularly pitting oedema – when you press down on the area with a finger and the indentation remains after the pressure is removed) and/or […]

Posted on December 14, 2018

Improve your running posture

While your legs power you forward and handle the ground impact, it’s important to remember your upper body. When you start to tire, upper body posture is often the first thing to go. You start to slouch, which restricts your […]

Posted on December 7, 2018

Limited Family offer now on

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival is the ultimate family escape to one of the worlds most beautiful & scenic destinations. Returning May 18-19; the event boasts 7 running events ranging from our 1.5km Kid’s Gallop all the way up […]

Posted on December 3, 2018

Beat the heat

Summer is a great time to run, but the heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your running pace. The warmer the weather, the more challenging it becomes to adequately cool your body. Heart rates are higher and breathing is […]

Posted on November 7, 2018

2019 travel packages available

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival is the perfect excuse for a guilt-free holiday, and many runners choose to spend 2 or more nights exploring all that the natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road has to offer. Whether you’re […]

Posted on October 24, 2018

10 TIPS FOR BETTER RUNNING

1. Don’t ignore pain Red flag symptoms that could indicate significant injury include night pain, swelling (particularly pitting oedema – when you press down on the area with a finger and the indentation remains after the pressure is removed) and/or […]

Posted on July 10, 2018

The Blind Triathlete – Nathan Johnston’s story

We are truly inspired after watching Nathan Johnston conquer the 2018 Great Ocean Road Running Festival. When Nathan Johnston turned 7 years old he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa and told that he would go blind gradually. Unfortunately the specialists […]

Posted on May 29, 2018

Beat the post-race blues

Congratulations…you made it! You’ve crossed the finish line, grabbed your share of the oranges on offer and your finisher’s medal. This is what you’ve been training for; a feeling of complete satisfaction and exhilaration, knowing you’ve trained hard and hit […]

Posted on May 23, 2018

Congratulations to our Saturday winners

We have just wrapped up day one of the 2018 Great Ocean Road Running Festival. Thousands arrived to the Great Ocean Road to take part in our 1.5km Kids’ Gallop, Mizuno 6km Run & the Garmin 14km Paradise Run. Congratulations […]

Posted on May 19, 2018

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