This year the Great Ocean Road Running Festival is committed to getting you to the Start Line. Whether you want to run your first race or you’re out to beat your PB, the journey begins here.


Whether you’re chasing a finish time, or just trying to make it to the finish line – the Brooks training plans are here for you! The dream is not the destination but the journey, and your journey starts here.

Brought to you by Brooks, the Full Marathon 12-week Training Plan is perfect for those looking to get the most of their training! Brooks have provided 3 different programs to match your lifestyle and training requirements.

Brought to you by Brooks, the 23km Training Plan is perfect for all abilities. Learn about the keys to success and how they to carry you to the finish line: rest, nutrition, commitment and consistency.

The 14km Training Plan will get you to the Start Line feeling your fittest and strongest, but most importantly will have you enjoying the journey every step of the way! We have 10-weeks plans available for both Beginners and Intermediate runners to get you race ready!

Can also be followed for 12km Trail

Perfect for those who are new to the Great Ocean Road Running Festival. This 5km Training Plan can be used for the 6KM Run and will build the foundations for you to run your best race.


Jacqui Bell’s Top 10 Trail Running Tips

Jacqui Bell is an Ultra Marathon Runner, Inspirational Speaker and Mental Health Ambassador. She currently holds the world record for the youngest female to ever complete multi-stage Ultra marathons across 7 continents. Currently on her way to compete in the […]

Improve Your Running Posture

While your legs power you forward and handle the ground impact, it’s important to remember your upper body. When you start to tire, upper body posture is often the first thing to go. You start to slouch, which restricts your […]

Want to Run Better? Here’s How.

1. Don’t ignore pain Red flag symptoms that could indicate significant injury include night pain, swelling (particularly pitting oedema – when you press down on the area with a finger and the indentation remains after the pressure is removed) and/or […]

CorePlus’ Favourite 5 Workouts

CorePlus bring you their ‘Favourite 5’ workouts. Include them in your Training Schedule or as a Warm Up / Cool Down session!

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