Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Ambassadors

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Pat Carroll

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Name: Pat Carroll
Nickname: PC
Lives: Brisbane, Queensland
Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram

Career Highlights

  • Four-time winner Gold Coast Airport Marathon (1983, 1984, 1988 & 1997)
  • Winner 1995 Beppu Marathon (2:09:39)
  • Australian half marathon All-Comers record holder (1:01:11)
  • Three-time Commonwealth Games Australian marathon representative and top-eight finisher
  • 1988 and 1999 Australian Marathon Champion
  • 5000m, half marathon and marathon Queensland record holder
  • Two-time winner Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon (1994 & 1996)
  • 1991 Australian Cross Country Champion
  • Member of the silver medal Australian team at the 1993 World Half Marathon Championships

Robert de Castella

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Name: Robert de Castella AO MBE
Nickname: Deek
Lives: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Contact: Website | Twitter

Career Highlights

  • Winner 1981 Fukuoka Marathon in 2:08:18 (world record from 1981 to 1984)
  • Three-time Commonwealth Games Australian marathon representative and two-time winner (1982 & 1986)
  • Winner 1983 World Marathon Championship
  • Winner 1983 Rotterdam Marathon (2:08:37)
  • Four-time Olympian and three-time top 10 finisher (1980, 1984, 1988 & 1992)
  • Australian marathon All-Comers record holder (2:09:18)
  • Four-time Australian Cross Country champion
  • Eight-time World Marathon Championships Australian marathon representative and five-time top 20 finisher

Steve Moneghetti

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Name: Steve Moneghetti AM
Nickname: Mona
Lives: Ballarat, Victoria
Contact: Twitter | Facebook

Career Highlights

  • Four-time Olympian and three-time top 10 finisher
  • Four-time Commonwealth Games representative
  • Winner 1994 Commonwealth Games marathon (2:11:49)
  • Runner up 1990 Commonwealth Games marathon (2:10:34)
  • Third place 1986 Commonwealth Games marathon(2:11:48)
  • Third place 1998 Commonwealth Games 10,000m (29:02)
  • Six-time World Championship representative and three-time top 10 marathon finisher
  • Eleven-time World Cross Country representative and two-time top 10 finisher
  • 1993 ASICS Half Marathon equal-winner (1:01:48)

 

Lee Troop

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Name: Lee Troop
Nickname: Troopy
Lives: Boulder, Colorado
Twitter: Twitter | Website

Career Highlights

  • Winner 2006 Gold Coast Airport Marathon (2:14:13)
  • Winner 2004 ASICS Half Marathon (1:02:54)
  • Winner 2009 Southern Cross University 10km Run (29:28)
  • Three-time Olympian (2000, 2004 & 2008)
  • Two-time Commonwealth Games representative (1998 & 2002)
  • Seventh place 2002 Commonwealth Games marathon
  • Five-time World Cross Country representative (1996, 1998, 1999, 2001 & 2004)
  • 2006 Australian Marathon champion
  • 2011 Australian Half Marathon champion
  • Two-time Australian Cross Country champion (2006 & 2000)
  • Currently the Head/High Performance Coach at The Boulder Track Club

Benita Willis

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Name: Benita Willis
Lives: Brisbane, Queensland
Contact: Website | Twitter 

Career Highlights

  • Winner 2004 World Cross Country Championship (27:17)
  • Australian female marathon record holder (2:22:36)
  • Australian female 10,000m record holder (30:37.68)
  • Australian female 5,000m record holder (14:47.60)
  • Australian female 3,000m record holder (8:38.06)
  • Australian female 2,000m record holder (5:37.71)
  • Four-time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008 & 2012)
  • Two-time Commonwealth Games representative (2002 & 2006)
  • Third 2003 World Half Marathon Championships (1:09:26)
  • Third 2006 Chicago Marathon (2:22:36)
  • Six-time World Championship Australian representative and three-time top 10 finisher
  • Seven-time World Cross Country top 10 finisher

Latest News

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Shailer Park local running towards a cancer free future

Shailer Park local Sharon Whittam has pledged to fight back against cancer in by lacing up to take part in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon with Team CCQ.

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon signs five year partnership with Kobe Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon CEO Cameron Hart travelled to the sixth edition of the annual Kobe Marathon to sign a new five year MOU between the two events, extending the relationship to November 2020.

Kenneth Mungara wins the Gold Coast Airport Marathon

CITIZEN Watches clock on for more good times with the Gold Coast Airport Marathon

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has announced Citizen Watches will be continuing its position as the official timepiece of the event to be held 1 – 2 July 2017.

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon breaks visitor records

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has proven a tourism winner with record economic impact, visitor nights and the highest number of international competitors in history.