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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 2019 Surf Coast Century for an unforgettable experience. ENTRIES NOW OPEN!


  • 100km solo ultra marathon
  • 50km solo ultra marathon
  • 100km relay (team of 2, 3 or 4)

DATE: Saturday 21 September 2019
Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road
WHO: Australia's elite runners through to those tackling their first ultra marathon - all welcome. 



2018 race recap video - put yourself in the pictures in 2019...


"My Surf Coast Century experience will stay with me for life! One of the most challenging, yet eye-opening experiences I have ever encountered. From other runners, support crews, volunteers, it felt like family out on course and cant wait to do it all again!" (Anonymous competitor 2018)

"Experiencing the Surf Coast Century as part of a team was the best way to be introduced to ultra events. The course was spectacular and challenging, it was a fantastic weekend." Jo-Anne (Team competitor 2017) 


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.





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