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2019 fitness trends

In its latest global trends report, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) identified 20 trends it believes will shape the global fitness industry in 2019. For its 13th annual forecast, ACSM asked more than 2,000 fitness professionals employed by commercial […]

Posted on January 31, 2019

Great Ocean Walk

We are excited to offer the rare opportunity to walk the spectacular Great Ocean Road, free from traffic at this years Great Ocean Road Running Festival. On Sunday, 19 May Sunday take in the picturesque nature along this dramatic coast line at […]

Posted on January 29, 2019

ALL NEW: Fitness Retreat

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival presents; the ALL NEW Great Ocean Road Fitness Retreat. Learn, run & dine with industry experts. Taking place 2-3 March 2019 in Lorne, this retreat is the ultimate experience for running fanatics and fitness […]

Posted on January 25, 2019

How to get motivated when in a rut

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned runner, everybody can get into a rut sometimes. Maybe you get bored with the same old route, or you just find your motivation slumping. So, to get back on track, here are 10 […]

Posted on January 8, 2019

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

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