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The Surf Coast Century on Saturday, 15 September 2018 is an annual 100km trail run in Anglesea, Victoria which can be run solo or in a relay team of up to 4 members.

The event leads competitors through an incredibly diverse range of beautiful landscapes across the complete 100km... from running below towering ocean sea cliffs to weaving between towering tree ferns, competitors will run past lighthouses, waterfalls, scenic lookouts, renowned surf beaches, surf life-saving clubs, remote wilderness and almost everything in between.

How to enter the Surf Coast Century

  1. 50 Km Solo

    Run 100km
  2. 100 Km Solo Relay

    Run 50km
  3. Kids Race

    Run 1.9km
    AUD $8
    Event passed

Surf Coast Century routes

If the course can be summarised in two words they would be 'spectacular’ and 'diverse'. There's clifftop trails providing endless ocean views, there's single track that weaves through the hinterland bush, there's wild flowers, waterfalls, lighthouses, beaches and a whole range of other jaw-dropping landscapes that you'll race through as part of this incredible event.

We have stopped at nothing to secure the best possible course for this race and being in our own backyard we’ve included all the secret spots that few people know about… This is a course that provides plenty of variety to keep you interested and excited, easy access for spectators and support crews, and extensive on-course support and assistance.

This course may be completed by individuals and relay teams.

Individuals: one person completing the full 100km
Relay teams of 2: two people who share the four legs between them, interchanging only at the designated transition areas. Each runner may do consecutive legs, or break it up and do alternate legs and then hand over to their team mate who does a leg who then hands back and so forth.
Relay teams of 3 or 4: this may be four people who each do one leg, or a team of 3 where one person does 2 legs and the others do 1 leg each.

Individual runners only (no relay teams for the 50km). The 50km Half Century course will be held over the second half of the 100km course, over the famed Leg 3 and Leg 4 (as per 2017 and 2018).

Previous years the course was held over Legs 1 and 2 of the 100km course.

A 2.4km run around the Anglesea River for kids on Sunday morning. Well over 100+ enthusiastic kids take part in this spectacle event that gives our junior runners aged up to 10 years the chance have a go.

Event Details

Raceday Logistics
3:00pm - 8:00pm Competitor Registration @ Anglesea Lions Park
6:00pm Elite athlete Q&A @ Anglesea Lions Park (in the expo area)
6:30pm Competitor Briefing for ALL runners (solo and teams) @ Anglesea Lions Park (in the expo area)

6:30am Late Registration for 100km runners @ Anglesea Lions Park
7:30am RACE START 100km solo and team runners @ Anglesea Main Beach
10:00am - 11:30am Late Registration for 50km runners @ Anglesea Lions Park
10:30am - 6:00pm Event Expo @ Anglesea Lions Park. Includes live music, food, massage and other entertainment
11:50am RACE START 50km solo runners @ Anglesea Main Beach
2:45pm Winning RELAY TEAM expected to cross the line
2:00pm - 4:00pm Registration open for Trail Running Series presented by The North Face Race 4
3:45pm Winning 100km SOLO expected to cross the line
Finishers in the Surf Coast Century will keep crossing the finish line well into the night

4:00am Surf Coast Century course closes
7:00am - 8:00am Late registration for Trail Running Series Race 4 @ Anglesea Lions Park
8:30am - 9:30am Race starts for the Trail Running Series Race 4 @ Anglesea Main Beach
10:00am - 11:30am Kids' Run Registration
**9:00am** RACE PRESENTATIONS Surf Coast Century (and spot prize giveaways) @ Anglesea Lions Park
11:30am RUN START for the 2.5km kids' run
12:00pm Race presentations for the Trail Running Series @ Anglesea Lions Park

Surf Coast Century weather forecast

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