All runners considering the Ultra Marathon please understand that this is a challenge that you must be up for both physically and mentally. Please ensure that you adjust your training to suit this course, and can run the 60km within the event cut-off time (6.5 hours) prior to registering for this event.
We strongly recommend looking at the course elevation. An elevation map for the Ultra Marathon can be found here.
Sunday 21st May
Cut Off Time
6 hours and 30 minutes
Lorne SLSC Car Park, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Apollo Bay Hotel, Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
18 years on Race Day
Registration Cut Off
Saturday 20 May 5pm
Entry Fees & Inclusions
Registrations for the Ultra 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 – AURA MEMBER
NEXT PRICE RISE
Australian Ultra Runners Association (AURA) members can register for the Ultra Marathon at the Marathon entry price. To receive your PIN code, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and AURA member number.
Race Bib with attached timing chip
*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
If you registered before Wednesday 19th April at 11.59pm, your Race Pack will be sent to you at the address provided
If you registered after 11.59pm on the 19th April, you will be required to collect your Race Pack from the Race Week Office
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 60km.
There are 14 drink stations along the Ultra Marathon course.
Water will be provided on course as well as a sports drink. The on course sports drink for 2017 is 32Gi Low Gi Endurance Drink. To learn more, visit the on course nutrition page. You may also choose to carry your own sports drinks/gels with you.
ULTRA MARATHON DRINK STATION LOCATIONS
21.8km (Kennett River)
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 Ultra 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.
Ultra 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
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