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Echo Rip to River course

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Echo 10km Rip to River Runners and Walkers

The Echo 10km Run or walk is confined entirely to the surf beach between the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse and Ocean Grove main beach.

It begins on the beach below the Point Lonsdale lighthouse. Take access tracks 3W or 2W to the beach for a warm-up jog to the start line at 1W (accessed from Stoneman Reserve).Timed to start at low tide, the majority of the course is on a wide expanse of firm sand.

You will run or walk towards Ocean Grove main beach.  You will notice the finish line, but continue along the left of the course markers to a turning point that is around 700 meters beyond the finish line. Once you make the U-turn, head back towards the Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club and finish line.

Echo 1.4km Ripper Nipper Run

Start at the Rip to River finish line (at Ocean Grove main beach) and proceed to Barwon Heads along the beach, turn at the same westerly mark as for the the Rip to River Classic.  Finish at the Rip to River finish line.

Echo 5km Rip to River Run

Start at the Rip to River finish line (at the Ocean Grove main beach) and proceed to Barwon Heads along the beach, turning at a 2.5km mark.  This mark is beyond the westerly turn mark for the Rip to River Classic and Nipper Ripper Beach Fun Run.  Finish at the Rip to River finish line.