Great Ocean Road Walk

We are excited to offer again in 2019 a scenic Lorne Hotel Great Ocean Road Walk on Sunday 19 May. The Walk allows participants the opportunity to walk along the spectacular Great Ocean Road, free from traffic. Take in the picturesque nature along this dramatic coast line at your own pace, enjoying the breathtaking views on offer.

The Lorne Hotel Great Ocean Road Walk will allow walkers of all ages and fitness levels to explore the natural beauty of the windswept coast of the Southern Ocean, with options to complete a 5km or 10km loop along the Great Ocean Road. Three turn-around points along the course will allow walkers to determine which distance they choose to complete. The Lorne Hotel Great Ocean Road Walk is the perfect activity for those travelling down the Great Ocean Road to support runners participating in other events across the weekend.

Please note, there is only one registration category for the Lorne Hotel Great Ocean Road Walk, allowing flexibility for participants to decide how far they would like to walk on the day.

Event Information

Date Sunday 19 May
Distance 5km or 10km
Start Time 8:30am
Cut Off Time 3 hours
Start Line Lorne SLSC Car Park, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Finish Line Foreshore, Lorne SLSC, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Age Limit Under 13 years on race day must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Registration Cut Off Sunday 19 May 8am – 30 minutes before start

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Entry Fee – Adult $36.00
Entry Fee – Child $26.00

INCLUSIONS:

  • Race Bib (no timing chip)
  • Finishers Medal
  • Competitor Gift

Race Pack Distribution

Australian Competitors

  • Race Packs are only posted to those who register prior to 11.59pm Monday April 8th and provide an Australian address on their registration.If for any reason your Race Pack does not arrive, a replacement pack can be collected from the Race Week Office.Please note, if you register after 11:59pm Monday April 8th, you will be required to collect your Race Pack from the Race Week Office, please ensure nomination of either Lorne or Apollo Bay Race Week Offices, upon registration.

International Competitors
All international competitors are required to collect their packs from the Race Week Office.


Course Map


Drink Stations

There will be drink stations along the Great Ocean Road Walk.

 


Race day bus information

A shuttle bus service will run from Apollo Bay to Lorne to get  walkers to the start line on Sunday 19th May.

Return buses will travel from Apollo Bay back to Lorne after the event.

You will be required to purchase a bus pass ($15.00 charge) to enable you on these buses. This must be purchased during the online event registration process.

WALK BUS ROUTES ARE LISTED BELOW:

Getting to the start line in Lorne (depart from 5:45am):
Please note there are two departure points along Main St. Please make sure you are at the departure point for walkers.

Apollo Bay (Main St) to Lorne
Pisces Big 4 Holiday Park to Lorne
Skenes Creek (Vline bus stop) to Lorne
Kennett River (Vline bus stop)to Lorne
Wye River (Vline bus stop) to Lorne


After the event to Apollo Bay (1pm service only)

 Lorne to Apollo Bay (Thomspon Street)

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