Surf Coast Trail Marathon - 2019
By Mel Macfarlane
Surf Coast Trail Marathon
26 Jun 2021
The route snakes from Australia’s Mecca of surfing, Torquay, to the beachfront Fairhaven Surf Lifesaving Club on Victoria’s famed Surf Coast, only an hour south west of Melbourne.
In the marathon, you can have a crack at the full distance solo, or knock off roughly half each in teams of two. Or try the half for a taster.
In many ways, this is the perfect event for all runners eyeing the two quintessential distances. For road runners it offers a first taste for trail, without being intimidating...
The half marathon course begins on the beach accessed at the far end of the Point Addis Car Park. The course follows the exact route of the Surf Coast Walk all the way to the finish at the Fairhaven Surf Life Saving Club. It’s worth familiarising yourself with the route prior to running it.
The course is non technical and well signposted. While offering ple...
The marathon course begins in Torquay overlooking Fisherman’s Beach foreshore.
The route initially heads north west (back towards Ocean Grove) before doubling back onto ‘Fisho’s Beach’, passing in front of the boat club and picking up the Surf Coast Walk proper along Torquay promenade.
The course follows the exact route of the Surf Coast Walk all the way...
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