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 or 4)
DATE: Saturday 9 September 2017
LOCATION: Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road
ENTRIES: Entries for the 2017 event will open in late February 2017
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 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.