Great Ocean Road Walk

If running just isn’t your thing, the 5km/10km Walk is perfect for those who want to join in on the Festival’s fun. Starting in Lorne, follow your way along the Great Ocean Road and decide on the day whether you want to turn around at the 2.5km mark (walking a total of 5km), or continuing on and turning around at the 5km mark (walking a total of 10km).

This exclusive opportunity allows you to safely walk along the vehicle-free Great Ocean Road. Soak in the breathtaking Southern Ocean views and fresh air. A calming and rejuvenating walk for all ages!

Event Information

DateSunday 15 May
Distance5km or 10km
Start Time8:30am
Cut Off Time3 hours
Start LineLorne SLSC Car Park, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Finish LineForeshore, Lorne SLSC, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne
Age LimitUnder 13 years on race day must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Registration Cut OffSunday 15 May 8am – 30 minutes before start
Registration Capacity500

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Entry Fee: Adult 17+$40
Entry Fee: Youth$25

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



  • Race Bib + safety pins (no timing chip)
  • 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

Drink Stations

There will be drink stations along the 5km/10km Great Ocean Road Walk.

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


Race day bus information

A shuttle bus service will run from Apollo Bay to Lorne to get  walkers 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 walkers.

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
Wye River (Vline bus stop) to Lorne

After the event to Apollo Bay (1pm service only)

 Lorne to Apollo Bay (Thomspon Street)


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