14km Paradise Run

Get in touch with nature and make your way to Paradise on foot or wheels*. Start by the ocean in the main street of Apollo Bay and head inland across quiet farmland on your journey to Paradise Picnic Reserve. Dip into the Great Otway National Park before turning looping your way back and finishing at the Apollo Bay Hotel – where you can stay for the rest of the day!

*This course is Wheelchair friendly

Event Information

DateSaturday 14 May
Start Time1:00pm
Cut Off Time2 hours and 30 minutes
Start LineApollo Bay Hotel, Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Finish LineApollo Bay Hotel, Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Age LimitUnder 13 years on race day must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Registration Cut OffSaturday 14 May, 12.30pm – 30 minutes before race start
Registration Capacity1500

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Entry Fee: Adult 17+$70
Entry Fee: Youth$50

Please note that all entrants under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.



  • Race Bib with attached timing chip + safety pins
  • Finishers Medal

Race Pack Distribution

Australian Competitors

  • Race Packs are only posted to those who register prior to 11.59pm Monday April 4th 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 4th, 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

Click on the above elevation map to explore an interactive elevation map. Please note that the distance on this course elevation map is approximate.

Drink Stations

There will be 3 drink stations along the 14km Course.

Water will be provided on course. You may also carry your own sports drinks/gels with you. Please discard this rubbish at the bins provided at the drink stations.


DistanceItems Provided

*Subject to change in accordance with event Covid Safe plan and state government guidance

Prize Money

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female will receive prize money and an official event trophy.

1st Place$1,000
2nd Place$500
3rd Place$250


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