Who’s running #GCAM17?
Keep your eyes open on the Gold Coast Airport Marathon course and you may run into some marathon legends, local celebrities, sporting stars and elite athletes.
Rob de Castella
The two-time Commonwealth Games marathon gold medalist and former world marathon record holder will participate in the Southern Cross University 10km Run.
The Australian female marathon record holder and 2004 World Cross Country champion will participate in the Southern Cross University 10km Run.
The Four-time Olympian and 1994 Commonwealth Games marathon gold medalist will participate in the Southern Cross University 10km Run on Saturday and the ASICS Half Marathon on Sunday.
The three-time Olympian and 2006 Gold Coast Airport Marathon winner will participate in the Southern Cross University 10km Run on Saturday and run the Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday.
Former Ironwoman turned Channel Nine media personality has chosen the Gold Coast Airport Marathon for her first shot at 42km.
Following his success in the New York and Brisbane marathons, the Nine News Queensland Presenter will run his debut Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 2017.
The two-time premiership rugby league professional, Queensland and Australian representative will be running his debut Gold Coast Airport Marathon.
The 2000 Gold Coast Airport Marathon winner will return to her favourite marathon for more good times in 2017.
Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt
The former Australian rules footballer who played 291 games for St Kilda, Hawthorn and Sydney and 92.5 Gold FM host will run his debut Gold Coast Airport Marathon.
Two-time champion will be looking to complete the trilogy and become the first male to do so.
Japan’s “Citizens’ Runner” will be looking to go one better in 2017 and add to his 2013 victory.
1989 Gold Coast Airport Marathon winner and former course record holder will be running the Gold Coast Airport Marathon
Anne Boyd AM
Australian composer and professor of music at the University of Sydney will travel to the Gold Coast to run the marathon.
Doyenne of US distance running looking to go one better than her second in the 2015 ASICS Half Marathon.
Two-time US Olympian coming to Australia with eyes fixed on the ASICS Half Marathon trophy.
Dual-international rugby league and rugby union star will don the Garmin for another tilt at 42km.
Keith ‘Buzz’ Hong
Run Nation Running Film Festival Director back for his 10th GCAM, pacing the 3:30 group in the 42km Gold Coast Airport Marathon.
Gold Coast fitness model taking on the ASICS Half Marathon in the name of an active lifestyle.
Tourism and events professional inspiring the world to experience the best address on earth. #thisisqueensland
‘Marathon Man’ is gunning for the record of most number of marathons run by an Australian when he attempts number 313 in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.