6.5km Trail Run

Start in Lorne and run along the iconic Great Ocean Road before delving into the Great Otway National Park. Run with scenic views of the Southern Ocean, towards Teddy’s Lookout before looping around Tramway Track and returning to the Lorne Foreshore to cross that Finish Line.

Event Information

DateSunday 15 May
Start Time8:20am
Cut Off Time3 hours
Start LineLorne SLSC Car Park, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Finish LineLorne SLSC Foreshore
Age LimitUnder 13 years on race day must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Registration Cut OffSaturday 14 May 5pm
Registration Capacity500

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Entry Fee: Adult 17+$55
Entry Fee: Youth$45

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

Elevation Gain = 162m
Max Elevation = 131m

Drink Stations

There will be 1 drink station throughout the 6.5km Trail Run at the 1.7km mark.

Please be advised that this will be a self-service refillable drink station. We strongly recommend you participate with a refillable hydration pack/belt.

Water and Sport drink will be provided at the drink station.

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

Race Day Bus Information

*Please note, Shuttle Bus services may only be required if you are coming from Apollo Bay. If you are coming from Melbourne you will not be affected by the Great Ocean Road road closures. You will be able to drive straight into and out of Lorne. 

A shuttle bus service will run from Apollo Bay to Lorne to get participants to the start line on Sunday 15th May.

A return bus will travel from Lorne back to Apollo Bay after the event.

You will be required to purchase a bus pass ($15 charge) to enable you on these buses. This must be purchased during the online event registration process.

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 Lorne.

Apollo Bay (Main St) to Lorne
Pisces Big 4 Holiday Park to Lorne
Skenes Creek (Vline bus stop) to Lorne
Kennett River (Vline bus stop)to Lorne


The winner will receive an official event trophy and prize, 2nd and 3rd place will receive an official event trophy.


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