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!
|Date||Sunday 15 May|
|Distance||5km or 10km|
|Cut Off Time||3 hours|
|Start Line||Lorne SLSC Car Park, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne|
|Finish Line||Foreshore, Lorne SLSC, Mount Joy Parade, Lorne|
|Age Limit||Under 13 years on race day must be accompanied by an adult at all times|
|Registration Cut Off||Sunday 15 May 8am – 30 minutes before start|
|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.
All international competitors are required to collect their packs from the Race Week Office.
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
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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