In a Snapshot

WELCOME TO THE SURF COAST CENTURY -  a beautiful run in a beautiful part of the world.

Imagine running at the foot of some of Australia's tallest coastal cliffs, while the low tide of the Southern Ocean laps the sand at your feet. Ahead lies a magical 100km and 50km trail run journey along Victoria's wild surf coast and wildflower hinterland. This is a unique run with a promise that no two steps will be the same... and we welcome you to be part of it.

DISTANCE: 100km and 50km ultra trail runs; plus new Kids Run
DATE: Saturday 3 September 2016
Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road
GET INVOLVED: Do the 100km solo or in a Relay Team of up to 4; or take on the 50km solo!
ENTRIES: Entries for the 2016 Surf Coast Century are not yet open. Please sign up to the event newsletter to be notified of event updates.

For any questions please contact Rapid Ascent on 03 5261 5511 or email

The 2016 Surf Coast Century will again incorporate the Australian 100km Trail Running Championships.


2015 Surf Coast Century highlights

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Surf Coast Century!

WOW – what a weekend! We were blessed with magnificent weather, an electric event atmosphere and some incredible performances by everyone on the course. It is one of our highlights of the year and we thoroughly enjoyed delivering the race for all of you and are already looking forward to next year’s event.

The final 2016 series wrap-up newsletter can be found here whilst the details of the 2016 event will be updated on this website in the new year. If you have any questions in the meantime contact us via

News summary: Read the race wrap up, highlights and results summary here

Facebook photo albums: First 50km and Second 50km

Results: Check the full 2015 results here

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