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Shokz partnership brings music to ears at 2024 Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS

A partnership with Shokz has brought music to the ears of organisers of this year’s Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS.

On board as ‘Official Headphones’ for the event Shokz is designed to let the user enjoy music or content whilst staying aware of their surroundings and keeping the wearer safe and connected with the world around them.

Events Management Queensland CEO Ben Mannion welcomed Shokz to the team and congratulated them on their products that allows runners to enjoy music with their open-ear headphones but enabled them to stay safe by still being able to hear what’s going on around them.

“We’re excited about this partnership – it’s a unique product that means runners and walkers can listen to their favourite tunes safely and comfortably whilst pounding the pavements training for their Gold Coast Marathon event.”

Shokz, International Sales & Marketing Department Director Daisy Cong said, “We’re thrilled to announce our exciting collaboration with the Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS as its official headphone brand.

“This partnership marks a significant milestone in our commitment to enhancing the running experience for Australians. With our cutting-edge open-ear technology, we’re dedicated to delivering unparalleled audio experiences that not only elevate performance but also prioritise safety and comfort on every run.

“We are proud to join Gold Coast Marathon runners on their journey and look forward to empowering them with exceptional sound quality and innovation.”

A Shokz promotion from 25 March – 5 April will see some great giveaways including – two entries into the Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS (including the sold – out 42.195 and Half Marathon events), five pairs of the Shokz OpenRun Pro and 15 drawstring bags.

The Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS and the Gold Coast Half Marathon are currently at capacity however there is still opportunity to be a part of the action and enter the CPL Wheelchair Marathon and 10km Wheelchair event, the Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport 5km Run, the 2km or 4km Junior Dash or the 4km Wheelchair race.

Events Management Queensland proudly delivers the annual Gold Coast Marathon, Toowoomba Marathon and the biennial Pan Pacific Masters Games and is proudly supported by Experience Gold Coast and the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland. The event’s feature on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.

Events Management Queensland acknowledges and pays respect to the Kombumerri people of the Yugambeh language region, the Saltwater People of the Gold Coast, as the traditional owners of the lands and waters upon which we invite and welcome participants from across the globe to experience our events.

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