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How to tackle YOUR MARATHON

A huge amount of training takes place long before race day, but as the day gets closer there are a few things that a beginner and intermediate runner can do with their existing training which will certainly help them come […]

Posted on February 28, 2020

Eat to Perform

To really get the most out of your training, it’s important that your food choices match your training load. Every training session you do should have a purpose, whether that is to build endurance, push up your speed or aid […]

Posted on February 28, 2020

Why running is great for your family

While it’s tempting to spend down time with your loved ones vegging out in front of Netflix after frantic week in the office (guilty!), getting the family up and active over the weekend provides a range of short and long-term […]

Posted on February 24, 2020

Find your why

What’s the difference between the people who achieve their goals and create lasting change in their lives, and those who start out strong then gradually fade away? Some answers that may spring to mind are motivation, discipline and willpower. Motivation […]

Posted on January 14, 2020

Happy Global Running Day

Today we celebrate Global Running Day. Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving. It doesn’t matter how fast you run or how far you go—what’s important is that you take part, and […]

Posted on June 5, 2019

Great Ocean Road Running Festival clocks an event PB

The iconic Great Ocean Road Running Festival scored a Personal Best this weekend as more than 8200 runners took to the picturesque course to compete in the annual event. Attendance figures across the two-day festival held between Apollo Bay and […]

Posted on May 19, 2019

Congratulations to our Saturday winners

We have just wrapped up day one of the 2019 Great Ocean Road Running Festival! Over 2,700 participants took part in our Saturday events; the Great Ocean Road Real Estate 1.5km Kids’ Gallop, SriLankan Airlines 6km Run & the Garmin 14km […]

Posted on May 18, 2019

2019 Event Guide

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival returns with a weekend long celebration of running, music and wellness hosted in the towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Whether you want to entertain the family at our kite festival or relax at […]

Posted on May 9, 2019

Developing technique

“Running is a series of falls, aided by gravity.” Sven Otto Kanstad. Physicist and former competitive runner. Running is such a repetitive activity that places significant stress through your entire body. During most long runs and certainly any ultra I […]

Posted on May 7, 2019

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