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Great Ocean Road Marathon 2017 - Sunday 21May, 2017

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2017 GREAT OCEAN ROAD RUNNING FESTIVAL

20 – 21 MAY, 2017

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival is held in a beautiful and unique area of Victoria, Australia on the Southern Ocean.

Each year that this event has been conducted, it has attracted many athletes from around the world, all eager to participate in this challenging and pristine environment.

The Great Ocean Road is an icon in Australia and is renowned throughout the world for its beauty and panoramic views of the Southern Ocean. It has a colourful history surrounding its construction and ultimate destinations along the coastline.

Anyone travelling along this road by car would not be able to experience the absolute serenity and at times the wilderness experience that you as a runner can. As you run along this course, with no traffic at all, you can almost hear the waves calling your name. The only sound you will hear is the soft thud of footsteps from your fellow competitors.

If you are driving down to Apollo Bay via the Great Ocean Road, you can see kangaroos usually lounging on the Golf Course at Anglesea – worth a brief stopover on route. Koalas are usually ‘snoozing’ during the day high up in certain gum trees along the Great Ocean Road.

EVENT TIMES AND DATES

60km Ultra Marathon
Starts: Sunday May 21 at 8:00am from Lorne

44km Great Ocean Road Marathon
Starts: Sunday May 21 at 8:00am from Lorne

23km Half Marathon
Starts: Sunday May 21 at 8:00am from Kennett River

It is the AMAZING AND BEST race ever!!! Cool weather, a bit of elevation and beautiful sceneries.....BETTER THAN Gold Coast Marathon.I can't wait to do this marathon. :-)

DIE DIE MUST DO!!! haha....

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18 hours ago, Top Chan said:

Bro, are you running? 

The race can make you happy....as shown by this video below

 

neh.... I think there are lots of hills for this race... need to really train the hills specifically... but I would agree that the scenery will be real good...

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