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RUNNERS ON THE GLOW TO LIGHT UP SURF COAST 2016

The Surf Coast in Victoria is set to glow, glitter and glam it up with an announcement that the Black Diamond Afterglow Night Trail Run will return on Saturday 26th November, 2016, attracting up to 700 runners attired in their disco ball best.
Sporting everything from bad-taste tight-and-bright leotards (that’s just the blokes) to glow-in-the-dark costumes, runners will shine their night lights on the Surf Coast Walk, choosing to run either a 21km or a 12km route, both finishing in Torquay.

Last year the event proved such a hit with serious and fun runners alike, that it doubled competitor numbers from its inaugural outing, breaking down the perceptions of trail running as a hardcore, mountain-staged pursuit, and re-casting it as a fluorescent family outing.
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RESULTS: Afterglow results are in!

The results from the inaugural Afterglow Twilight-Night Trail Half Marathon have been posted.
We’ll do a short news wrap ASAP. In the meantime for anyone wanting to check their times, the link is HERE or click the image below to take you to the results page.
A glowing thanks to all who ran and got their glow on and to our volunteers, who were simply awesome. We hope you all had a great night and will be back next year. And maybe we’ll see you in June for the Surf Coast Trail Marathon? Confirmed date 27th June, 2015.
We love feedback, so if you have any comments, pointers…whatever, please do email chris@tourdetrails.com.
 

Afterglow night trail run set to shine a light on the Surf Coast Walk

A new trail running event with a dark twist has been launched on the Surf Coast, in Victoria.
The new Afterglow Twilight-Night Trail Half Marathon will take place on Saturday 29 November, starting at Point Addis and running along the Surf Coast Walk 21.1km back into Torquay, finishing at Fishermans Beach.
While starting out in the twilight glow of the final days of Spring, runners will tread into the Ironbark forest and quickly into the pitch of night, taking on the trails darkness, lit only by their headlamps for what is Australia’s only night time half marathon distance trail event.
Afterglow’s announcement comes in the wake of several recent successful trail running events held on the Surf Coast, including the Surf Coast Trail Marathon, also READ MORE