*Gifts can only be collected at the finish line at the end of your run! Please remember to show your race bib to claim your gift!
Race Pack Distribution
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.
All international competitors are required to collect their packs from the Race Week Office.
Click on the above elevation map to explore an interactive elevation map. Please note that the distance on this course elevation map is approximate, as the official course is measured to exactly 44km.
There will be 12 drink stations throughout the Great Ocean Road Marathon Course.
Water will be provided on course as well as Endura Sports Drink. You may also choose to carry your own sports drinks/gels with you. Please discard this rubbish at the bins provided at the drink stations.
FULL MARATHON DRINK STATION LOCATIONS
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 19th 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 5:45am): Please note there are two departure points along Main St. Please make sure you are at the departure point for Marathon/Ultra Marathon runners. Exact locations will be published closer to the event.
Apollo Bay (Main St) to Lorne
Pisces Drive 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 from Apollo Bay (depart from approximately 12pm onwards)
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Skenes Creek
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Kennett River
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Wye River
Apollo Bay (Thompson St) to Lorne
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