6km Run

The 6km Run is the ideal challenge for running rookies of all ages! Starting and finishing in Apollo Bay, experience complete serenity as you run inland through peaceful countryside. Get the whole family involved, take on the challenge together and earn your well-deserved Kieser Great Ocean Road Running Festival Medal.

Event Information

DateSaturday 14 May
Start Time11:30am
Cut Off Time1 hour and 10 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 11am – 30 minutes before race start
Registration Capacity1000

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

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 1 drink station throughout the 6km run at the 3km mark.
*Subject to change

Water will be provided at this drink station. 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.


The winner will receive an official event trophy.


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