Please support those that support the events you do... thank you to all our event sponsors.

If you are interested in being involved as a sponsor of the Surf Coast Century or any other Rapid Ascent events then please contact Rapid Ascent on 03 5261 5511 or email at

Event Partner

Surf Coast Shire

Surf Coast, the start of the Great Ocean Road, includes the main towns of Torquay, Lorne, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Winchelsea and the world-famous Bells Beach. Enjoy stunning beaches, rich coastal scenery, impressive waterfalls and the natural beauty of amazing trails. Your next adventure is waiting for you right here on the Surf Coast.



CLIF Bar have been feeding adventures around the world, with tasty, wholesome energy bars since 1992. Designed by athletes for athletes, CLIF Bar is the number one energy bar in America and Canada and becoming the brand of choice for more Australian athletes and adventurers. Using a mix of organic, nutritious ingredients, CLIF Bars, BLOK chews and SHOT gels are crafted for optimal absorption for sustained energy. CLIF is the ultimate, natural fuel to feed your adventure.


Hate it when your new pair of running shoes betray you? We’re here for you. We know how to handle blisters the right way. Manufactured since 1986, Compeed is a premium blister pack that has been protecting, treating and relieving the pain of blisters for over 30 years. Our products contain the active ingredient Hydrocolloid, a gel with moisturizing particles that has the ability to act like a second skin which will stay in place for several days. Never feel betrayed by your shoes again.

Great Ocean Road Realestate Anglesea

For anyone that is participating in these wonderful events, we applaud you for embracing our beautiful environment in such a positive way. To us you’re already a winner! Great Ocean Road Real Estate are fortunate to be leaders in residential lifestyle assets along the west coast of Victoria. With multiple offices including Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Lorne and Apollo Bay, we are in a position to be able cater to all property requirements. Our service includes sales, permanent management and holiday accommodation. In fact our holiday accommodation arm has the largest volume of bookings in the southern hemisphere! If you’re looking to stay in Anglesea, we have an abundance of great properties to choose from, give us a call or go straight to our website. We’re offering late check out on event weekend, so you have time to relax after your run or walk. We look forward to seeing you on the coast.

La Sportiva

Our mission is to bring you the best technical footwear to explore the outdoors. For 80 years we have been producing innovative footwear and we are looking forward to the next 80 years. Being mountain based and family run allows us to draw on eight decades of experience handed down through the generations. With this heritage we can focus on the future and meld new technologies, ideas and innovation with our rich knowledge of shoe making to give you the most amazing products on the market. Products that let you go where you dream to go, do what you dream to do and live how you want to live.

Hammer Nutrition

Hammer Nutrition is at the cutting edge of Sports Nutrition. Hammer has focused on making products using only ingredients which we believe are of benefit to the athlete. This means that our products contain no added simple sugars, colourings, preservatives and anything which is harmful to the rider’s performance


Barwon Water

Barwon Water (Barwon Region Water Corporation) is Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation. We provide high quality water, recycled water and sewerage services.

Barwon Water will be supplying a Hydration Station in support of the Surf Coast Century.

The Running Man

We continue our long running association with 2014 Surf Coast Century race winner David Eadie and Nikki Eadie who are 'The Running Man' who also prepare training programs and provide coaching advice for runners. Visit their website for more details on their experienced services.

Trees Adventure

Experience Victoria’s Ultimate Tree Ropes & Zipline Adventure! Spend 2 hours in the trees on climbing along nets, tight ropes, bridges and soaring across flying foxes! Choose from 9 challenging courses, starting on 2m low easy levels up to 25m high heart racing ones! With over 80 aerial challenges and 23 flying foxes, it means there something everyone 4-75yrs+ to enjoy. Trees Adventure Yeodene Park is located 60min from Anglesea. Open Wednesday – Sundays. 10am – 5pm. Book Online at link below.

Squirrel's Nut Butter

At Squirrel’s Nut Butter we make the world’s best all natural, anti-chafe and restorative skin salve. Let's stop chafing, blistering and dry skin for good, together. Help us share the SNB love widely and liberally. Stay lubed, friends.

Great Ocean Road Resort

Adventure starts with a good night’s sleep. Take a deep breath and fill your soul full of rejuvenating sea air. The Great Ocean Road Resort, situated in the heart of Anglesea, is your gateway to exploring Australia’s most celebrated coastline. Get ready for a change of pace, your Great Ocean Road adventure starts here!

Surf Coast Times

Locally owned and operated the Surf Coast Times is the founding masthead in the Times News Group stable. Publishers of the Bellarine Times & Armstrong Creek Times editions also, the Times News Group continues to provide great local content and ensure every reader leaves its pages with the feeling of 'whats good about living on the Surf Coast'! The Surf Coast Times is the exclusive media print partner for the Surf Coast Century 2018.

Orange Mud

No bounce, ultralight hydration packs from Orange Mud.

“Innovation from frustration” Our philosophy at Orange Mud is very simple, make the most efficient, well crafted, and super strong gear. We design hydration packs for both running, mountain biking, stand up paddle and more with a core focus of stability, function, and breathability

Bogong Equipment

Bogong Equipment has a dedicated trail running section both at our outdoor adventure store in Melbourne CBD and our website. We have all the gear from leading brands such as Salomon S-Lab, La Sportiva, Outdoor Research and many more. So whether you need shoes, packs, poles, sunnies or accessories we have you covered.

Pro Feet Podiatry

Pro Feet Podiatry is a team of professional Podiatrists with a passion for finding solutions to problems that prevent their clients enjoying life to its fullest.

With a focus on keeping people active, healthy and happy, the Podiatrists with Pro Feet Podiatry provide a range of professional services from eleven convenient locations.

Pro Feet Podiatry has an innovative approach to its diagnosis and treatment, with its experienced and caring team combining technology and customer service to create a “wow” experience for its clients.

Torquay Sports Medicine Centre

Located in Torquay, on the beautiful Surf Coast near Geelong, Torquay Sports Medicine Centre offers high-quality sports medicine, physiotherapy, podiatry, remedial massage and dietician services to help keep you active, healthy and happy.

We’re proud to bring progressive and client-focussed care to the Surf Coast to help you recover and get back to the activities that you love following injury or illness. Our dedicated team are able to help you with a variety of conditions causing you pain and discomfort and get you back on track.

Black Diamond

We are a company of users. It is who we are. We are the greatest dreamers about what could be, and the harshest of critics about what exists. Because of this, the creation of Black Diamond is a process that will never end. The company today is more committed than ever, thanks to the many people who work for our global brand whose limitless energy and hands-on involvement have created a promising future for all outdoors folk.

Squad Run

SQUADRUN are Australasia’s biggest coaching brand and affiliated training partner to only the best trail and distance running events in the region.  In the last two years, they have helped over a thousand recreational and competitive athletes prepare for their target running events.  They are specialists in community and deliver high quality bespoke training programmes for real people of all abilities

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