Marathon

Event Information

Date Sunday May 21st
Distance 44km
Start Time 8:00am
Cut Off Time 6 hours and 30 minutes
Start Line Lorne SLSC Car Park, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Finish Line Apollo Bay Hotel, Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Age Limit 18 years on race day
Registration Cut Off Friday 19th May 5pm

Entry Fee & Inclusions

Registrations for the Marathon are now open. Please note the entry fee is subject to change at any time, so sign up early to secure the best price.

ADULT NEXT PRICE RISE
$134.00 TBA

INCLUSIONS:

  • Race Bib with attached timing chip
  • Finishers Medal
  • Competitor Gift*

*This can only be collected from the Apollo Bay Race Week Office during opening hours. Please remember to bring your race bib with you to claim your gift!


Race Pack Distribution

Australian Competitors

  • If you registered before Wednesday 19th April at 5pm, your Race Pack will be sent to you at the address provided
  • If you registered after 5pm on the 19th April, you will be required to collect your Race Pack from the Race Week Office

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


Course Map


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Drink Stations

There will be 10 drink stations throughout the Great Ocean Road Marathon Course.

Water will be provided on course as well as a sports drink. The on course sports drink for the 2017 is yet to be confirmed. You may also choose to carry your own sports drinks/gels with you.

FULL MARATHON DRINK STATION LOCATIONS

5.0km 10.7km
 15.4km  21.8km (Kennett River)
 25.0km  31.1km
 36.2km  40.3km
 43.1km  Finish Line

Prize Money

PLACE MALE FEMALE
FIRST $3,000 $3,000
SECOND $2,000 $2,000
THIRD $1,000 $1,000
FOURTH $600 $600
FIFTH $400 $400

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All amounts are in AUD.
  • Foreign Athletes will be subject to Withholding Tax but can claim back if agreements exist between Australia and their country of residence.

Race Day Bus Information

A shuttle bus service will run from Apollo Bay to Lorne to get  Marathon runners to the start line on Sunday 21st May.

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

You will be required to purchase a bus pass ($10 charge) to enable you on these buses. This must be purchased during the online event registration process.

Marathon bus routes are listed below:

Getting to the start line in Lorne (depart from 6am):

Apollo Bay (Main St) to Lorne
Pisces Dive to Lorne
Skene Creek (Vline bus stop) to Lorne
Kennett River (Vline bus stop)to Lorne
Wye River (Vline bus stop) to Lorne


After the event from Apollo Bay (depart from approximately 12pm onwards)

Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Skene’s Creek
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Kennett River
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Wye River
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Lorne

Training Plans


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