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ASICS commemorate 40th edition with Gel-Nimbus 20 Gold Coast shoe

ASICS will commemorate the 40th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon in 2018 with a special edition Gel Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST shoe.

Launched today at the ASICS store at Harbour Town, the Gel Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST will add to the ASICS City Icons range of shoes which includes Tokyo, London and Boston.

ASICS has been a global partner of the Gold Coast Marathon for 20 years, making it the marathon’s longest serving sponsor.

A limited release of Gel Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST will be available to purchase in select retail stores, online and at the ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo at the Gold Coast Marathon.

ASICS Oceania General Manager Marketing Sam Chew and Gold Coast Marathon ambassador Dani Byrnes launch the Gel-Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST shoe


“We’re proud to include the Gold Coast in the ASICS City Icons range as a tribute to its rich 40 year history and its deep marathon tradition, placing it in the esteemed company of Boston, Paris, Barcelona, Tokyo London and Stockholm,” ASICS Oceania General Manager Marketing Sam Chew said.

“ASICS has been part of the Gold Coast Marathon’s journey for 20 of its 40 events, and we wanted to develop a special shoe as part of our iconic marathon range to commemorate the occasion.

“The Gel Nimbus 20 is the most popular ASICS running shoe, so it will be a highlight to see many pairs pounding the pavement at this year’s 40th Gold Coast Marathon.”

Gold Coast Marathon ambassador Dani Byrnes and Assistant Minister for Tourism Industry Development Meaghan Scanlon MP ready to hit the ground running


“We are delighted that ASICS, our longest running sponsor, has produced a special edition Gel Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST shoe for the Gold Coast Marathon’s 40th year,” Events Management Queensland CEO Cameron Hart said.

“ASICS has been a significant contributor to the international growth and success of the Gold Coast Marathon since it came on board with the event in 1999.

“We are privileged to have joined the likes of Tokyo, London and Boston in the special ASICS City Icons range of running shoes which also supports our standing as one of the iconic marathons in the world.”

Gold Coast Marathon ambassador Dani Byrnes showcases the special edition Gel-Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST shoe


The 40th edition Gold Coast Marathon to be held on 30 June – 1 July will feature eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4km Junior Dash and Garmin 2km Junior Dash.

The Gold Coast Marathon is organised by Events Management Queensland, a major event management company wholly owned by the Queensland Government as part of Tourism and Events Queensland.


Purchase the Gel-Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST

Commemorate the 40th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and purchase your pair of special edition Gel Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST shoes. A limited release of Gel Nimbus 20 GOLD COAST will be available to purchase online, in select retail stores and at the ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo at the Gold Coast Marathon.

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