Surf Coast

For runners, there is a myriad of inspiring runs to enjoy, on road, track and trail. In fact, we reckon that if you’re happy to forgo serious mountain missions, the Surf Coast offers some of the best trails for singletrack connoisseurs.

Of course, when you’re done running, the beauty of it is that there’s so much more to explore – waterfall walks, art houses, sensational culinary experiences, wineries, farm gate produce, micro-breweries, and of course plenty of wild beach landscapes to take in plus the Great Ocean Road. So stay the weekend, and explore.

Begin your journey here: visitgreatoceanroad.org.au

Famous for surfing (hello Bells Beach), Torquay is, of course, also our host town, and there’s plenty to do in the days before and after your Afterglow Run. Check out all that Torquay is about from restaurants, cafes and breweries, to shopping, surfing and a bunch of outdoor activities (golf-surf-run weekend anyone?) at  iamtorquay.com.au.

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Check out a huge range of accommodation options here: Accommodation

Need information on how to get to the Surf Coast. Check here: Travel 

For runners in particular, the Surf Coast offers endless options and plenty of events throughout the year. Check them out here: Surf Coast Trails

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Download a free map from www.surfcoastwalk.com.au to plan your next training session on the spectacular, easily accessed trails.


To ensure you get the most from your stay on the spectacular Surf Coast, drop into the picturesque Anglesea Visitor Centre conveniently located on the bank of the Anglesea River, opposite Old Maid’s Cafe.


Or, or head to the Torquay Visitor Centre which is open 9am to 5pm 7 days a week (except Christmas day).  P 1300 614 219 www.visitsurfcoast.com