2024 Volunteer Hub

2024 Volunteer Hub

Missed out on a place at the 2024 Great Ocean Road Running Festival? Want to guarantee access to the 2025 edition? You have come to the right place!

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival is offering an exclusive opportunity for those hoping to secure their position in the 2025 event by volunteering at the 2024 edition.

By volunteering, you will gain a GUARANTEED OPPORTUNITY to purchase an entry to the 2025 Great Ocean Road Running Festival. That’s right – guaranteed! Even if the event reaches a sell out on any or all of the event categories, you will still have an opportunity to purchase your entry up until May 1st 2025.

Makes you think – what is the catch? See the detail below for what the volunteer experience will look like.

  • All volunteer opportunities will be in or close to Lorne on Sunday 19th May
  • Shift times will be 7:00am – 11:30am
  • You will receive an official event Volunteer Shirt
  • Responsibilities include filling roles at Drink Stations, Course Marshaling and support around the Lorne Festival Hub
  • Type of role allocated will be determined based on the needs of the event
  • Course Marshal roles may be as an individual
  • You will need to formally check in and out at the Lorne Race Office at both the start and end of the shift
  • A link will be sent to you prior to the on sale period of the 2025 event, providing priority access  

Ready to sign up or need more information? Fill out the form directly below and Event Management will be in touch with you shortly after.

2024 Volunteer - Expression Of Interest

Volunteer Event Guide and Induction

Please use the below link to access the Volunteer Event Guide and Induction


The above link includes Volunteer Terms & Conditions. The submission of the below induction confirmation requires you to acknowledge you have reviewed and accepted the terms detailed.

Volunteer Role Information Sheets

Click on the below options for more information on your specific volunteer role at the event:

Course Road Marshal (Saturday & Sunday)

Drink Station (Saturday & Sunday)

Festival Hub – Apollo Bay (Saturday & Sunday)

Finish Line Area – Apollo Bay (Sunday)

Half Marathon Start Line – Kennett River (Sunday)

Half, Full & Ultra Marathon Warm Clothing Drop off & Collection – Apollo Bay, Lorne & Kennett River (Sunday)

Race Office – Apollo Bay & Lorne (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

Start & Finish Line – Apollo Bay (Saturday)

Ultra & Full Marathon Start Line – Lorne (Sunday)

Event Information

To find out more information to help you fulfill your volunteer role, please use the helpful links below

Road Closures

Race Week Info

Specific Distance/Event Info

Volunteer Induction Form 2024



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