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The Great Ocean Road Running Festival, 20-21 May attracts thousands of participants seeking to conquer one of the most stunning and unique marathons in the world.

Formerly the Great Ocean Road Marathon, the two day festival of running across Lorne and Apollo Bay has grown to allow runners of all ages and abilities to participate in events ranging from the 1.5km Kid’s Gallop all the way up to the 60km Ultra Marathon.

In addition to the six running distances on offer, 2017 sees the introduction of the Great Ocean Road Walk, a Kite Festival in Lorne and Apollo Bay, Live Music at the Lorne Hotel, Free Movies at the Lorne Theatre and a Wellness program involving Yoga and Meditation classes on the Lorne Foreshore in conjunction with the Lorne Sea Baths.

To take in the picturesque, panoramic views of the Southern Ocean and famous surf beaches along Australia’s iconic Great Ocean Road, register at the web site.

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