ULTRA TRAIL RUNNING AT ITS BEST: SURF COAST LOCATION, DIVERSE AND CHALLENGING COURSE, STUNNING SCENERY, EXPERT EVENT ORGANISERS AND AWESOME ATMOSPHERE.
Imagine running at the foot of some of Australia’s tallest coastal cliffs, while the low tide of the Southern Ocean laps the sand at your feet. Ahead lies a magical 100km and 50km trail run journey along Victoria’s wild surf coast and wildflower hinterland. This is a unique run with a promise that no two steps will be the same… and we welcome you to be part of it.
In a snapshot
DISTANCE: 100km and 50km solo ultra marathons, and 100km relay teams (of 2 or 4 people)
DATE: Saturday 9th September 2017
LOCATION: Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road
ENTRIES: Entries are now open – enter here now
WHO: Australia’s elite runners through to those tackling their first ultra marathon – all welcome.
If the course can be summarised in one word, that word would be ‘spectacular’. There’s clifftop trails providing endless ocean views, there’s single track that weaves through the hinterland bush, there’s wild flowers, waterfalls, lighthouses, beaches and a whole range of other jaw-dropping landscapes that you’ll race through as part of this incredible event.
We have stopped at nothing to secure the best possible course for this race and being in our own backyard we’ve included all the secret spots that few people know about… This is a course that provides plenty of variety to keep you interested and excited, easy access for spectators and support crews, and extensive on-course support and assistance.
For more info about the Surf Coast Century click here