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The secret to exploring Apollo Bay & The Otways like a local

For me, growing up in Apollo Bay meant spending every day bathing at the beach in summer and exploring the Great Otway National Park in winter. The cold weather never bothered us. We’d visit the roaring waterfalls, play in the […]

Posted on June 9, 2020

Virtual Weekend Highlights!

VIRTUAL RUN FEST HIGHLIGHTS What an incredible weekend, with 1353 runners completing one of 6 distances over the weekend May 16-17 at the inaugural Great Ocean Road Virtual Running Festival. What would have been a weekend running the iconic Great […]

Posted on May 22, 2020

How to safely participate in our Virtual Event

Although we have gone virtual due to the safety precautions caused by covid-19, there are still safety practices that you should follow when participating in the Great Ocean Road Virtual Running Festival, it’s #yourrunyourway, but we should all be putting […]

Posted on May 12, 2020

Running for beginners, setting goals and keeping motivated.

So you’ve just started your Running Journey, congrats! This is what you need to know about setting goals and achieving them.   START SMALL AND WORK YOUR WAY TO THE TOP It is important to set achievable goals. Start by […]

Posted on May 5, 2020

JOIN US, VIRTUALLY!

We’re excited to launch the inaugural ‘Great Ocean Road VIRTUAL Running Festival’. This May 16th and 17th join runners from across Australia (and even the world) as they conquer one of the most spectacular runs (virtually!). This is the perfect way to […]

Posted on April 23, 2020

The Importance of Running During Coronavirus

Running is the perfect activity for your mental and physical health right now. If you’re not self-isolating due to international travel or contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, running in a non-crowded area is safe and encouraged. Just remember […]

Posted on April 22, 2020

Make a kite with the kids this long weekend

Need an activity to do with the kids this Easter Weekend? Look no further, and learn how to make a kite. It’s not as hard as it sounds, we promise! You will need: 1x 60cm stick or dowel 1x 50cm […]

Posted on April 9, 2020

The FitNut Kitchen’s Choccie Protein Balls

Needing a chocolate alternative to get you through the Easter weekend? Look no further than Science in Sport Ambassador, the FitNut Kitchen’s Chocolate Protein Balls!

Posted on April 9, 2020

The Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival is proud to be supporting the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation for another year! Since inception in 1999 the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation have distributed over $380,000 in grants to the […]

Posted on April 2, 2020

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