CONGRATULATIONS to all runners who participated in the 2017 Surf Coast Century. We hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did and are proud of your achievements.
Thank you for supporting the event and for generating the awesome race atmosphere that existed across the whole event. Whether running fast or slow, solo or as part of a team, everyone shared in the thrill of the event and the joy of running through a beautiful landscape.
Below are a range of links to results, photos and articles that will help relive the good times over and over. Looking further ahead, the 2018 event will be held on 15th September but if you need another ultra marathon fix before then we invite you to join us for the 80km Margaret River Ultra Marathon on 5th may in WA!
WELCOME TO THE SURF COAST CENTURY - A spectacular 50km and 100km ultramarathon along Victoria’s Surf Coast and wildflower hinterland with beautiful scenery the whole way.
This incredible race takes runners on an extraordinary journey below towering sea cliffs, along remote beaches and through the captivating wildflower hinterland on twisting single track where no two footsteps are the same.
As well as attracting many of Australia’s best runners, the Surf Coast Century also has a great reputation as the ideal event for those tackling their first ultra marathon due to the accessible course, terrific support services, easy logistics and the incredible energy around the course generated by all the supporters, other runners and event officials.
So set yourself the ultimate challenge and join us for the 2017 Surf Coast Century for an unforgettable experience.
DISTANCE: 100km solo and 50km solo ultra marathons, and 100km relay (team of 2, 3 or 4)
DATE: Saturday 15 September 2018
LOCATION: Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road
ENTRIES: 2018 ENTRIES WILL OPEN IN FEBRUARY
WHO: Australia's elite runners through to those tackling their first ultra marathon - all welcome.
Here's a little taste of what you can expect - highlights from the 2015/2016 race:
"A life changing experience enjoying the beaches, trails, hills and descents of the surf coast century around Anglesea. Amazing course support and super friendly runners make this a must-do event that should be on the top of your bucket list." Darren 2016 competitor.
"The most amazing event you could do. Jaw dropping scenery, inspiring competitors and sensational volunteers. Get amongst it!" Shane 2016 competitor.
The Surf Coast Century is included on Ultra 168's list of Ten Essential Australian And New Zealand Ultramarathons and is widely referred to as a 'must-do' race on the Australian running calendar.