That’s a Wrap for the 2024 Great Ocean Road Running Festival

BIGGEST EVER GREAT OCEAN ROAD RUNNING FESTIVAL WITH ANOTHER RECORD-BREAKING YEAR OF REGISTRATIONS AND $180K RAISED Over ten thousand participants swapped cityscapes for ocean views as they took part in the 2024 Great Ocean Road Running Festival this weekend, marking […]

Posted on May 21, 2024

Day 1 Results

Thousands of runners, families and locals flocked to Apollo Bay today to celebrate the start of the 2024 Great Ocean Road Running Festival. Day one kicked off with a stretching sessions with Core Plus, followed by our shorter distance events […]

Posted on May 18, 2024


Check out the 2024 Event Guide! Here’s all the information you need to get you to the start line, plus read up on what’s on in the local region     LEARN MORE 

Posted on May 16, 2024

WIN A Trip to Sri Lanka

To add to the excitement of the 2024 Great Ocean Road Running Festival, SriLankan Airlines is offering an incredible opportunity for participants. Winners will receive exclusive tickets to Sri Lanka, allowing them to embark on yet another remarkable adventure. Sri […]

Posted on May 15, 2024

Sunday Racer Information

In this explainer video we cover the important stuff for Sunday participants and spectators, including: Road Closure Information Getting to Your Start Line Warm Clothing Service Spectator Information Our Road, Your Road Responsibilities Getting Home Saturday racers, the Great Ocean Road from Lorne […]

Posted on May 14, 2024

soundcore: Run, Listen, Conquer

Are you ready to conquer one of the world’s most scenic marathon routes? This year, elevate your running experience with soundcore’s AeroFit Series Open-Ear Earbuds, the official audio partner of the Great Ocean Road Run Festival. Let’s dive into what […]

Posted on May 9, 2024

Let the locals guide you in Apollo Bay

The team at Great Ocean Road Escapes are all locals, so it’s only natural that they suggest their favourite places to eat, shop and explore to guests staying in their luxury Apollo Bay accommodation. When guests staying at our luxury properties ask us about […]

Posted on May 9, 2024

How to prepare for a Long- Distance Walk or Run

Take on the Great Ocean Road Run with confidence by following these tips.   Set Goals and Plan Out a Training Schedule Setting goals is an essential step in preparing for a long-distance run. Determine the distance you want to […]

Posted on May 7, 2024

Victoria. Every bit different.

Intro Wild coastal freedom Take some time to coast and cruise along our Great Ocean Road. Get swept up in the stunning scenery, bustling towns and villages, makers markets, lively festivals, fresh food, craft breweries and divine distilleries. Taste real […]

Posted on May 3, 2024

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